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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

Orient-Express is gaining some wings and gathering steam. Driven by reductions in first-class air service and by the demand for shorter, multiple... Read More

The discovery of an elaborate necropolis of 13 tombs in northwestern Peru "was like the discovery of King Tut," says Walter Alva, head archaeologist and... Read More

During its 349 years on the Plaza de Armas, Cuzco Cathedral—the acre-square, three-churches-in-one, treasure-filled Baroque marvel built on the site of... Read More

I'm considering a summer trip to Peru, including some trekking. How crowded is it on the Inca Trail?—D.B., Windsor, Ont.Solitude is unlikely during the... Read More

La Casona Inkaterra, CuzcoLocationA block from the historic Plaza de Armas, the latest carbon-neutral property from Peruvian hotel group Inkaterra is... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Do-It-Yourself Digs.Hands dirty, his shovel blade in the soft earth of Chile’s Atacama Desert, Carl Schweser dug in, brushed... Read More

The TripCulinary excursion in Croatia and SarajevoHighlightsLearn to cook polenta-and-cheese with a native family in Lukomir, the highest village in... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Trends.In these tumultuous times, we return to the essential pleasures of travel, rediscovering classic destinations... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Top Aerial Tours.The hum of the single-engine Cessna fills your ears as you ascend above the Peruvian high desert.... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Highest Hotels.High in Peru’s Andes Mountains, nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, you start to feel the onset of what... Read More

After working his way up from high-school camper to CEO of the Boulder Outdoor Survival School, adventure-travel guru Josh Bernstein is now launching a... Read More

Until recently, a visit to Peru’s Sacred Valley required a grueling five-day trek. Now, Peruvian ecotourism company Inkaterra has made the journey... Read More

For centuries, 3,200-square-mile Lake Titicaca, which straddles the Peru-Bolivia border at the dizzying height of 12,500 feet, has been a cradle of... Read More

In an informal poll, we asked women travelers to tell us about their concerns when they're on the road on their own, and the places around the globe... Read More

Where do adventure travel, philanthropy, and 700-thread-count sheets meet?Lots of unexpected—and beautiful—places, thanks to the new alliance between... Read More

High in the Andes mountains between 12,000 and 16,000 feet lies the altiplano, a region of dry bunchgrass and ice-fed bogs called bofedales, a land that... Read More

See our slideshow of 20 Life-Changing Trips.Some travel to change their lives, others the world. But, a truly transformative trip has the power to do... Read More

The haciendas of South America are a varied lot. In Chile, travelers can sip a local Cabernet while staying at a 19th-century winery; farther north,... Read More

Lima sprouts from the arid Atacama Desert, which, seen in the morning light, is a vast brown expanse tinted with pink. I look through the window of... Read More

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