Luxury Travel Features Archive

A Luxurious Train Ride from Cusco to Puno in Peru

There are very few countries in Latin America where train travel is even possible, much less an interesting way to get from Point A to Point B. Peru has long been an exception, thanks to the joint efforts of Peru Rail and Orient-Express. Years ago we posted a feature on the most famous luxury train […]

A Perfect Day in Quito

The city of Quito, Ecuador has figured into plenty of hotel reviews we’ve done and two tour stories: Quito and the High Valley and a Mainland Ecuador feature. What if you just have one day in the city though before or after the Galapagos? What’s the best way to spend that day? On a Quito […]

A Video Tour of an Explora Travesia

Earlier this year we posted a feature story on a “rustic luxury” overland tour from southern Bolivia to the Atacama Desert. This Explora Travesia is a really special trip, with hardly any other humans around and a daily feeling that you’ve got the whole desert almost to yourself. At night it’s just you, your travel […]

A Culinary Tour of Gastronomy Hotspot Lima

Ask any well-traveled foodie who has spent a lot of time in Latin America and one city usually comes out on top for cuisine: Lima, Peru. Sure, Argentina has great beef and Chile has an array of fantastic wine, but if you want to consistently be thrilled and surprised with your restaurant meals, Lima is […]

Touring Cartagena in Style

We posted our latest tour feature this week on the South American luxury tourism hotspot Cartagena, Colombia. This was my second time in this beautiful walled city (the historic part anyway), but last time I was there for the TravelMart Latin America trade show held at the convention center outside of town and I only […]

Unplugged Cruising off the Baja Peninsula

We don’t write a whole lot of feature stories on cruises, since most of them aren’t all that high-end, so perhaps its fitting that our latest is on an “Un-cruise Adventure.” Our contributor Ellen Barone took off from La Paz, in the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico, for a seven-day luxury cruise around the Sea […]