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Off the Grid in Belize With Island Expeditions

What does the word “luxury” really mean when you’re heading to Belize? This is, after all, a country where nature is the main draw and there are exactly zero international luxury hotel chains. (Just a lot of really nice independent ones.) There are places where you will get turndown service, a driver in a nice [&hellip

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Finding Your Vacation or Retirement Home Investment in Huatulco

We try to cover the whole gamut of luxury travel experiences in Latin America, which includes real estate. This time we’ve got a rundown on Huatulco, oceanfront in Oaxaca State. See, for more than a few upscale travelers with the means to invest, there’s always a voice inside their head going, “Hmmm, I wonder what [&hellip

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Lares: Adventure Travel for Everyone in Peru

Are you looking for a Peru itinerary that enables adventure travel for everyone in South America? A trip that a divergent group or family can enjoy together? Skip the set itineraries and choose a more flexible Lares adventure instead. One woman in my group was clearly worn out after a hard day of hiking the [&hellip

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Latin American Destinations Where Business Class Flights Are a Deal

Most frequent fliers try to rack up points in a loyalty program so they can upgrade to the front of the plane instead of enduring a cramped economy seat. What if you could actually just buy that business class flight instead though, and rack up more miles in the process? Maybe even get into the [&hellip

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Exploring the Beaches and the Coffee Farms of Huatulco, Mexico

Have you ever been to Huatulco? Can you pronounce it or find it on a map? If so, you’re probably one of the few people outside of Mexico who can say that. It’s a very popular destination with upper crust Mexicans who fly there, plus visitors who drive from the capital city of Oaxaca, but [&hellip

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Sustainable Travel in the Jungles of Ecuador

Most of the jungle lodges in Central America and South America claim to be running a sustainable travel operation, but how you define that word can make a huge difference in how valid those claims are. Have they eliminated plastic? Are they powered in a way that doesn’t use any fossil fuels? Do they compost [&hellip

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