Category: Explorer’s Corner

Raw leafy green vegetables and cooked vegetarian dishes displayed on a white table.

Eating Vegetarian in Peru: A Travel Guide For Vegetarians

Eating vegetarian in Peru is effortless with our complete guide! Get expert tips to the best vegetarian restaurants and vegan places, vegetarian food recommendations, and more!

Woman cleans a Delta Airlines plane before the next flight to minimize the spread of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Peru: Updates & Travel Info

All the latest about traveling in Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic, including international flight, Machu Picchu and Inca Trail news.

Woman with facemask to protect herself from catching coronavirus in Ecuador and during flight

COVID-19 in Ecuador: Here’s What You Need to Know

Your questions about COVID in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands answer, including important information about borders, quarantines, safety tips and more.

PeruRail train to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Train to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

All the latest info about Machu Picchu train tickets, how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, luggage policies, route options, planning tips, and more.

View from the top of Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Rainbow Mountain Peru: Complete Hiking Guide

Rainbow Mountain, known locally as Vinicunca, is a spectacular multi-colored mountain in the Andes near Cusco. Learn everything you need to know to complete this challenging hike.

The ruins of Ollantaytambo overlooking the modern town below.

Ollantaytambo: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Explore the fascinating history of Ollantaytambo and learn everything you need to know to visit this unique town in the Sacred Valley, including what to see and how to get there.

Best Time to Visit Peru: When to Visit Every Region

The best time to visit Peru depends on which region you want to explore. Learn about the best time to visit for every region of the country with this useful guide.

Snowcapped mountains of Patagonia, one of the top places to visit in Argentina

25 Best Places to Visit in Argentina (Chosen By Experts!)

Learn about the best cities, mountain towns, deserts, beaches and Patagonian wonderlands to add to your personal list of places to visit in Argentina.

Quipus were ancient Andean recording devices made of strings and knots that kept track of information for the Inca.

Quipu: The Ancient Computer of the Inca Civilization

Learn about the history and purpose of the quipu, with insights from anthropologist and best-selling author of The Last Days of the Incas Kim MacQuarrie.