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Kuelap Fortress and the Amazonas Region of Peru

Did you know there’s a citadel complex in northern Peru that’s even larger than Machu Picchu? If you haven’t heard of Kuelap Fortress, you’re not alone. If you go visit right now, you might only see a dozen other visitors on site the whole time you’re there. We recently published a tour story on this [&hellip

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Todos Santos Hiking and Horseback Riding in Baja

Todos Santos gets a teeny tiny fraction of the visitors of Cabo San Lucas, plus many of the people who do visit are just there on a day trip. This is one of the most interesting destinations in Baja, however, and definitely a place worth spending two or three nights in. There’s plenty to do [&hellip

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Swimming With Whale Sharks by La Paz in Baja

Swimming with whale sharks is an experience like no other. Often the adventure involves being out on a boat in rough seas though, far from shore, and the giant creatures may or may not be near the surface. It’s much more pleasant in La Paz in Mexico, however, where they like to hang out in [&hellip

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Activity Excursions From an Amazon River Cruise

An Amazon River Cruise is not like any other small ship cruise around the world. You don’t book one of these to disembark at ancient castles or go shopping for ornaments. You can also go on one at any time of year and not have to bring a coat. A cruise on the mighty Amazon [&hellip

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Travel Keeps Your Brain in Shape

The year was 2012 and I needed the mental equivalent of an adrenaline shot. I had been working a lot of hours in my home office in the USA and taking walks in the same neighborhood every day. The places I was going out to eat and drink at were ones I had been to [&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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