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Born and raised in the small village in the Peruvian mountains, Juan has dedicated his life to farming and caring for his family’s home and herds. Because the conditions are so extreme at the top of the Andes mountains, only certain products can survive, namely potatoes, corn, and, of course, Alpacas. This is how they survive in the mountains.
There’s something incredibly special about traveling solo. For many, the idea of visiting a new country all alone is terrifying, but solo travel can be a priceless period of self-reflection, education, and growth. Facing your fears and putting yourself out there is so worth it, and it’s the best way to truly immerse yourself in a new culture. There’s nothing quite as rewarding as traveling solo—it’s an unforgettable adventure that everyone should experience at least once. Keep reading to learn the best countries for solo travel!
Nothing brings people together quite like food. It’s at the heart of so many cultures, and learning about the local cuisine is the perfect way to immerse yourself in a new environment. There are countless destinations across the globe that offer mouthwatering dishes and rich culinary diversity, but some countries reign supreme. Keep reading for the top culinary destinations around the world!
A trip to a far-off place is always special, but there’s something mesmerizing about getting up close and personal with the region’s wildlife. For animal lovers, this can be the drive behind choosing the destination of their next getaway. From embarking on an African safari to swimming with sea lions in the Galapagos, there are countless opportunities for exciting adventures. Keep reading to find out the best places to go for animal encounters!
Back in 2000, a campaign began to determine seven new world wonders. An online poll was open to anyone who wished to participate in voting for their top seven destinations out of a list of 200. It wasn’t until 2007 that the Seven Wonders of the Modern World were revealed. Each monument earned a deserved spot on the list—all seven are UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the most visited places in the world. Keep reading to learn about the new world wonders and why you should consider them for your next getaway!
Mexico is a vibrant country full of never-ending adventure! While a lot of people think of warm, sunny beaches, there’s actually great diversity when it comes to the country’s regions and climates. It’s easy to decide on a Mexican getaway, but choosing when to go is a little more complicated. It all depends on where you’re visiting, what activities you wish to do, and what kind of weather you’re looking for. Keep reading to learn the best time to visit Mexico!
There’s nothing quite like stepping back in time and exploring the remarkable ruins of ancient civilizations. Gazing upon the impressive structures, you can’t help but marvel at the skill and intelligence needed to build these cities. No trip to Central America is complete without touring the breathtaking Mayan ruins, and you’ll find some of the most spectacular sites in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. From Chichen Itza to Tulum to Tikal, there’s beauty and rich history at every turn.
While there are so many things to do and see in Peru, some of the most treasured experiences cannot be planned for. I'll never forget the time we were invited to participate in a Llama Blessing Ceremony (alpaca are commonly blessed, too) in one of the villages outside of Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Peru.
A thrilling new adventure awaits you at one of the top places to hike around the world! Whether you are a dedicated mountaineer or just looking to spend some time enjoying nature, each of these thrilling hikes will transport you to a world of wonder and leave you with a lasting sense of accomplishment. Experience rich cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and nature’s finest wildlife at one of these incredible destinations.
If you’re in the mood for a relaxation vacation, you know you need to find a good beach spot! Luckily, there’s no shortage of fantastic beaches in the world, and we’ve hand-picked a few to demonstrate the diversity of beaches across the globe. Although they’re all spectacular, each location has its own unique vibe. That's what makes it so exciting to choose where in the world you want to vacation!