Category: Responsible Travel

Group of three Andean women in traditional attire taking part in an Awamaki workshop.

Awamaki: A Peruvian NGO that Elevates Local Artisans [Interview]

Q&A with Awamaki, an organization in the rural Andes that supports woman artisan weavers of the region through education, sustainable tourism and cooperatives.

Spot sea turtles, fish, colorful coral and more when scuba diving in the Galapagos.

Scuba Diving in the Galapagos: Your Complete Guide

Discover more about scuba diving in the Galapagos and scuba diving tours in the Galapagos, including best time to dive, best dive sites, what you’ll see, and how to book your trip.

The turquoise bay and sea vistas on the trail to the top of Cerro Tijeretas on San Cristobal Island.

San Cristobal, Galapagos: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Learn more about San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, including history, best time to visit, wildlife, things to do, packing list, best restaurants, hotels and more.

The winding Amazon River as seen from above Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos Travel Guide: How to Explore the Peruvian Amazon

Check out our complete Iquitos guide for the best hotels in Iquitos, what to pack, Iquitos weather, top restaurants, expert advice, and more!

A photo of the earth at night from space by Nasa

Earth Hour Peru

Learn more about Earth Hour 2020 in Peru and around the World

A Guide to Peru’s Cultural Traditions and Habits

Getting to know Peru’s cultural traditions and habits is all about the experience!

Exploring Lima on 2 Wheels [Part II]

Tucked within a small shopping center on Avenida José Larco, Lima Bici is an independently owned bike shop and bike

Two Quechua women sitting together in their brightly colored traditional clothing and hats.

The essential guide to gift-giving in South America

Support and empower local communities through responsible gift-giving on a trip to Peru.

A reusable bottle with a white background and red writing: "I am not plastic"

Five ways for travelers to use less plastic: Mother Nature thanks you

Be Mother Nature’s best friend and learn how you can use less plastic while spending time abroad!