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A journey to Machu Picchu is a memory that lasts a lifetime, but there is lots of planning that happens in order to get there. You can take a bus, train... Read More

The year is more than halfway over, so if you’re behind on some of your 2019 travel goals, it may be time to ditch your favorite travel partner and take... Read More

Passing through the lush grounds of Tambo del Inka in the Sacred Valley of Peru, my eyes flit as I look for the first glimpse of my ride to Machu... Read More

With approximately 3.5 to 4 million alpacas in South America (95% of them living in the south of Peru), you can be sure to see an abundance of the furry... Read More

Standing 3,5000 meters above sea level and staring down into the terraces of Moray, the ancient Incan ruins of Peru, chef Virgilio Martínez suddenly... Read More

It’s hard to deny the itch to flee expensive cities in the U.S. for retirement abroad. The perks are obvious: Your savings can go a lot farther in many... Read More

Our readers had heaps of praise for the best cities in Central and South America, but one word came up repeatedly: beauty. With their mix of old and new... Read More

It would be easy to overlook the splendor of South America’s best resort hotels when you consider what surrounds them: the verdant (and vertiginous)... Read More

If a single word could be used to sum up the best urban hotels of Central and South America, that word might be grandeur. These properties often... Read More

Grab your bucket list, because there’s one dream destination you may not have considered yet.You can search the world for a dream vacation. Many people... Read More

Peruvian archaeologists, historians and conservationists are banding together to petition against a new airport at Machu Picchu.The famous Incan ruin is... Read More

This article originally appeared on It’s hard to imagine there’s a place on this planet that Sir Richard Branson hasn’t been. But, the... Read More

Machu Picchu is finally accessible for everyone.Despite being a mega tourist attraction, Machu Picchu was essentially cut off to people living in... Read More

This story originally appeared on The great thing about natural wonders is, simply, that they exist and are increasingly easy to see in... Read More

Retiring in an exotic city overseas doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.According to Time, many people opt to live in places outside the U.S. to stretch... Read More

Julianne Hough celebrated her 30th birthday in Machu Picchu, thanks to her husband Brooks Laich.The Dancing with the Stars judge was given a surprise... Read More

Cuzco, the center of the former Inca Empire, was voted the best city in Central and South America by Travel + Leisure readers in this year’s World’s... Read More

If you take the high road and let others take the low road, you’ll get to Machu Picchu long before anybody else.Most active visitors to Machu Picchu opt... Read More

Being a responsible traveler means more than watching your ecological impact and honoring local customs. You also have a responsibility to keep yourself... Read More

If you’re headed to the Sacred Valley, be sure to pack the right essentials.Travelers with their sights on Machu Picchu, located high in the Andes... Read More

Three tourists were kicked out of Machu Picchu on Tuesday after taking pictures of their bare buttocks in front of the Incan ruins.“The three tourists... Read More

The streets of Cusco, where travelers congregate before embarking on tours of Peru's famous Inca citadel, Machu Picchu, are plastered with posters... Read More

Protesters are blocking the PeruRail train that takes thousands of people to the famed Inca city of Machu Picchu, in Peru, stranding many... Read More

With more than 2.1 million tags, Machu Picchu is the 13th most-Instagrammed place in the world, and with good reason. The mysterious architectural site... Read More

Machu Picchu, a sprawling Incan settlement and UNESCO World Heritage Site, has long been a draw for tourists thanks to its magnificent stone... Read More

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