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Classic Tradition Plus a Splash of New at Country Club Lima Hotel

When we first visited Country Club Lima Hotel in Peru more than a decade ago, we loved the impressive entrance and the grand lobby that showed off its 1920s heritage. The rooms weren’t as flashy as some of the newer ones in the city, but that seemed appropriate given the old money clientele and classic [&hellip

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What’s the Impact of Galapagos Land Tours vs. Ship Tours?

If you are visiting the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador because you love nature and care about the environment, then one choice you make will support that stance with actions, not just words. Pass up the land-based tour options and book a trip with a responsible ship operator instead. You’ll have a better experience and you’ll [&hellip

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Griffin Club VIP Treatment at the JW Marriott Los Cabos Resort

How do you turn a big beach resort with 299 rooms into a high-service luxury hotel? You make a hotel within a hotel. For the JW Marriott Los Cabos, that means one section called The Griffin Club that’s more exclusive and comes with more perks. The JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort and Spa opened [&hellip

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Build Your Own Adventure in South America

. There are some luxury travelers who want to let someone else make 100% of the plans. There are others who want to figure out every single detail on their own. But for all of those who are somewhere in between, the tour company Surtrek offers a nifty online trip planner for South America. In [&hellip

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Where to Stay in Campeche, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico

There are some corners of Mexico that seem to stay perpetually out of the spotlight, even though they have a lot going for them, like the fortress city of Campeche on the Yucatan Peninsula. If you do head there at some point, you’ve got three fine hotels to choose from. We just updated our review [&hellip

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Lima to Buenos Aires: a Luxury South America Cruise Guide

Want to see South America in a way very few visitors can? Want to visit the big cities, see wildlife, and go through the majestic fjords of Chile without unpacking? Book a berth on a luxury South America cruise and you can make it happen. South American cruises are packed with exciting culture in historic [&hellip

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