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My mother and I are at our best when unwinding on the beach with a piña colada in hand. It’s not that we don’t love adventurous travel, just that our... Read More

There's no better way to cover ground on your trip to the Galápagos Islands than to sail on a multi-day live-aboard cruise ship.Galápagos... Read More

If anyone has earned the right to retire, it’s Diego.Since 1976, the giant tortoise, who hails from San Diego, has lived at the Fausto Llerena Tortoise... Read More

The Galápagos Islands, located roughly 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, remained a closely-guarded natural secret for millions of years. Over that... Read More

A 600-gallon oil spill off the coast of the Galapagos Islands said to be "under control" after a cargo vessel overturned into the water on Sunday.... Read More

The sweat trickles down my forehead as I attempt to keep pace with my hiking group on what was intended to be a quick morning jaunt on the island of... Read More

A vacation to the majestic national parks throughout the U.S., the charming cities of Europe, or the pristine beaches of the Caribbean can be exciting... Read More

Dozens of passengers and crew were evacuated from a Celebrity Cruises ship in the Galápagos after it ran aground this week. The Celebrity... Read More

When you go to the Galápagos, you expect to see wildlife. It’s everywhere: giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, even Galápagos penguins — in fact,... Read More

As always, with Saturday barbecues, backyard parties, and beach weekends, summer is moving along quickly. The good news for travel fans is that... Read More

As much as our readers appreciate beautiful beaches, they expect a more diverse experience when traveling to Mexico and Central and South America. The... Read More

When you just can’t decide where to spend your summer vacation — whether it’s a family trip, couples getaway, group of friends, or solo — a cruise might... Read More

South America has something everyone can enjoy. The fourth largest continent in the world is home to a vibrant blend of cultures, fantastic food, fierce... Read More

Craving some adventure this summer? The notion of a solo trip might be a bit overwhelming at first, but once you get past the initial fear of traveling... Read More

Celebrity Cruises’ new ship, the Celebrity Flora, is almost ready to set sail to the Galapagos Islands, and it’s going to give guests a cruise... Read More

For more than 100 years, a species of giant tortoise on the Galapagos Islands was believed to be extinct. That is, until now.The Galapagos Islands, also... Read More

Camping under the stars sounds like a romantic getaway, but glamping under the stars brings it to a brand new level. Especially when you take your trip... Read More

Ecuador’s amazing Galápagos Islands are a collection of rocky, volcanic lands that are protected as part of the Galápagos National Park. Best... Read More

According to officials at Galápagos National Park, there are 2,017 endemic species in the Galápagos Islands, including 79 fish, 42 reptiles, 45 bird, 15... Read More

The sun was settling into the Pacific, and they were dancing on the beach. Two blue-footed boobies. These are seabirds that can fold themselves into... Read More

The A-List is Travel + Leisure's annual selection of the world's best travel agents and destination specialists, as chosen by the editors. Rely on these... Read More

For many travelers, the Galápagos Islands — a remote archipelago 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador — are at the top of the bucket list. After all, this... Read More

Leopard Seals in Antarctica How to Spot OneThe safest viewing is from a Zodiac, though a few companies like Oceanwide Expeditions offer diving... Read More

With little more than a healthy sexual appetite and some good luck, Diego the tortoise may have saved his near-extinct species in the Galapagos Islands... Read More

Theme parks might be good for a thrill, but today’s best kid-oriented trips pair entertainment with enrichment and bring schoolwork to life while... Read More

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