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A circular stone house weathered away in time at the Kuelap Fortress in Peru.

Kuelap Fortress: The Complete Visitor’s Guide

The pre-Inca ruins of Kuelap are unlike anywhere else. Discover all there is to know about this archaeological site in northern Peru, from its history to how to travel there!

A sea lion laying on its back in the Galapagos sand with rock formations in the distance.

The Ultimate Galapagos Packing List

Be prepared for your trip to the Galapagos Islands. Make sure to bring the items on this Galapagos packing list for a seamless, relaxing adventure!

A square dish with ceviche, lettuce, sweet potato, and corn.

20 Delicious Peruvian Foods to Try (With Recipes)

The top culinary destination in the world, Peru offers an incredibly diverse array of dishes. Discover 20 delicious Peruvian foods to try while visiting or to make at home!

A young sea lion rests on a pile of large gray stones in the Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos Travel Tips: Everything You Need to Know

From the planning stages to what to do when you’re traveling, these Galapagos travel tips will ensure your trip to the Galapagos Islands is everything you have been dreaming of.

A yellow land iguana sitting on black rocks with the Pacific Ocean in the background.

Galapagos Cruise or Land Tour: Which is Right for You?

Whether you take a Galapagos cruise or land tour, you are sure to have an incredible experience. Learn which option best fits your preferences and start planning your dream trip!

Waves crashing against the expansive desert cliff coast of the Paracas National Reserve in Peru.

Paracas National Reserve Travel Guide

Stunning coastal scenery and diverse wildlife make the Paracas National Reserve an obligatory stop along Peru’s southern coast. Plan daily excursions or go exploring solo.

Dramatic snow covered peak covered with some clouds as viewed in the Sacred Valley in Peru.

Altitude Sickness in Peru: Symptoms and Treatment Tips

Planning a trip, but don’t want to get sick? Read our complete guide for dealing with altitude sickness in Peru. Learn what it is, symptoms, management strategies, and more.

A full moon rises in a purple sky above mountainous rock formations in the Atacama Desert.

Top 14 Deserts In South America: Sand, Salt, and Solitude

South America has impressive mountains, rainforests, and coasts, but it also has incredible deserts across the continent. Learn about 14 of the best deserts in South America below.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu stone ruins surrounded by green mountains and clouds.

Machu Picchu Hikes: Hiking Options Inside Machu Picchu

Travelers are able to hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel itself. Take your pick of these four Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!