Category: Explorer’s Corner

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.

Front of the Lima airport with cars in front and purple night sky in background.

Lima Airport: Everything You Need to Know Before Flying

Make your way through the Lima airport worry-free with these insider tips and information about Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport.

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 information about international flights, visiting Machu Picchu and reserving Inca Trail tickets.

World map as seen from above with various local currencies on top.

Tipping in Ecuador: Who to Tip and How Much

Read our Ecuador tipping guide for travel tips, frequently asked questions, and tipping etiquette.

The Moray terraces seen from above with the Andes mountains behind

Moray: The Mind-Boggling Inca Ruins near Cusco

Discover Moray, the enigmatic Inca ruin in the beautiful Sacred Valley. Learn about its history, the best time to visit, what to see, and how to visit on your way to Machu Picchu.

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!

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.