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SustainabilitySustainable Design: SFO Terminal 2, San FranciscoAs the only LEED Gold–registered terminal in the United States, San Francisco... Read More

Best Photo Op: Allow at least two hours for the climb from the ruins to the peak that towers over them, also called Machu Picchu. You’ll be practically... Read More

Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

Right about now, you’re checking out your kids’ school calendar and wondering how to transform their week of vacation into fun for the whole family.The... Read More

Born in Lima, trained in new England, and based in Miami, architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia has travel in his DNA. But his heart remains in Peru, where... Read More

U.S. + CanadaThe Caribbean + BermudaMexicoCentral + South AmericaEuropeAsiaAfrica + the Middle EastTop Cruise Lines for FamiliesU.S. + Canada1. Inn at... Read More

It’s a freezing cold winter’s day, but that’s not stopping 10,000 men in the northern Japanese city of Konomiya from stripping down to nothing but a... Read More

United FrontI’ve lived in cultural epicenters like Paris and New York but found some of the most exciting—and, oftentimes, authentic—food, fashion, art... Read More

South America has been around no longer than North America, and yet there seems to be more history in Peru: more pre-Columbian history and more colonial... Read More

When I visited Lima as a child from my hometown of Tacna, located just to the south, it was myfirst encounter with a true metropolis—an energetic... Read More

Explore one of the greatest wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, and give back to the surrounding community. With "Care for Cuzco: Heart of the Inca... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

To film his latest docudrama, Touching the Void, British filmmaker Kevin Macdonald spent a month high in the Peruvian Andes with a "tiny crew and 70... Read More

Spend time between Lima, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu learning from culinary masters. You will make ceviche, or chopped fish with lime juice and... Read More

Night is my favorite time in the Amazon because that's when things get really loud. Some of the players in this orchestra can be identified: castanet... Read More

If you love to travel because you always learn something, then you probably love learning because it takes you somewhere new. The following itineraries... Read More

Peruvian textiles, recently believed to be a generation away from extinction, are making a surprising comeback. The revival of the country's 2,000-year... Read More

It's a novelist's dream: I'm lying in a hammock at the Yacumama Lodge, 4 1/2 hours from the colonial city of Iquitos, in a remote section of the... Read More

When American explorer Hiram Bingham stumbled upon the jungle-covered ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru in 1911, he believed he had found the lost city of... Read More

Feasting on Crete What a joy it was to read Anya von Bremzen's article [Food, September] on the tavernas of Crete. It brought back a vivid memory. Nine... Read More

America's drug of choice?Adrenaline. Last year 300,000 Americans went skydiving, 500,000 went bungee jumping, and more than 4 million went white-water... Read More

. . . from the SouthwestDon Imus, radio personality"My brother and I were taking pictures for our new book, Two Guys Four Corners [Villard]. Ever since... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests.Forests face an age-old problem: they’re worth more dead than alive. For thousands of years... Read More

Travelers to southern Peru are getting a much-needed breath of fresh air: in an effort to eliminate symptoms of altitude sickness, Hotel Monasterio, an... Read More

We've received scores of questions on volunteer travel—here, some answers, plus firsthand accounts from three families who headed out, pitched in, and... Read More

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