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.

White linen tables inside the Maras restaurant in Lima. Wooden furnature and accents throughout.

The 20 Best Restaurants in Lima: Where to Eat in Lima

The culinary capital of South America, Lima offers an incredible variety of flavors. Try the 20 best restaurants in Lima, Peru from traditional Peruvian to international cuisines.

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.

Three stone peaks surrounded by snow tower over foothills and a river.

The Best Time to Visit Patagonia in Chile and Argentina

Each of Patagonia’s seasons has something magical to offer intrepid travelers. Plan the best time to visit Patagonia with our Patagonia weather guide below.

A white church, the San Francisco Monastery in Quito, with brown roof and accents and two spires.

The 20 Best Places to Visit in Ecuador

There are many incredible places to visit in Ecuador. Discover the top 20 Ecuador destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Cotopaxi Volcano, Amazon Rainforest and more.

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.

A river flows in front of a field of cut trees with a partially snow-capped mountain behind.

Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego National Park Travel Guide

Tierra del Fuego National Park is the perfect destination for outdoorsy travelers. Learn about Tierra del Fuego tours and weather, getting there, where to stay in Ushuaia and more.

Hotels and stores in Aguas Calientes lining the river and street through town.

Aguas Calientes: Visiting Machu Picchu Pueblo

This detailed travel guide for Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo) contains everything you need to know about when to visit, what to do, buses to Machu Picchu and more.

Three bowls of quinoa. One filled with red seeds, one filled with black seeds and another one filled with white seeds

What is Quinoa? A Guide to the Peruvian Superfood

Native to the Andean Highlands, quinoa has taken the world by storm. Why? Learn all about the health benefits of this Peruvian superfood, how to cook it and much more!