--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Adventure Life's Official Blog Author Jim Sullivan Early morning Ollantaytumbo is quiet. Uniformed children are beginning to walk to school, vendors are setting up food tables, and travelers are beginning to orient themselves to their busses or the … Author Jim Sullivan Our wonderful chauffer Aurelio and Juan gathered us up with our hiking gear and backpacks to launch the next portion of our adventure. We traveled along, stopping at a llama and vicuna farm that had … Author Jim Sullivan The buffet breakfast of fresh and native fruits and bread as well as other traditional delights was a great preparation for our hiking day with Juan Barrios our guide for the remainder of the trip. … Author Jim Sullivan Taypikala Hotel Cusco, Cusco
We awakened early in order to enjoy the incredible breakfast buffet and head toward our 8:00am flight to Cusco. Double checking our hidden passport pouches, securing our … Author Jim Sullivan Our plans, hopes and dreams were about to begin as the wheels touched down on a stary night in Lima, Peru. Oh, the Rocky Mountains in Colorado were hours behind us, our fitness training was over and … Author Elizabeth Conway Mexico Travel: Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) candles
Coinciding with All Saints' and All Souls' Day each November 1 and 2nd, The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is one of … Author K. Peyton McCollum Slideshow Awe -- \"an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like.\" Yep, that sums up my ~3 weeks in and … Author Sullivan Peraino Slideshow We headed back in time to the deceivingly desolate Galapagos Islands for a cruise through Santa Cruz, Genovesa, Santiago, and Bartolome Islands. We then then continued to the lush Amazon Basin, … Author Sandra Woerner I awoke at four. We were being picked up at the hotel at six to be driven to the airport. The concierge at the hotel arranged for our transportation and we paid our departure tax there which made it … Author Lynessa Nelson Slideshow Our Galapagos and Ecuador Adventure was one of the most amazing destinations we have been to with the wildlife, culture, and diverse terrain. We did the 9-day multisport tour to San Cristobal, … Author Sandra Woerner I awoke at four to the screeching of howler monkeys. I kept looking for Tarzan and Cheetah. Our driver was to pick up up at six as we were to raft on the Reventazon River. When we arrived at the … Author Sandra Woerner The staff at the restaurant accommodate us with an early breakfast so we could set off on our snorkeling tour. It was very windy. Our driver picked up up at the appointed time and made two more … Author Sandra Woerner Sarah and I had decided we would spend the day in Puerto Viejo and do some shopping and just relax. It was a Saturday and the streets were crowded. I listened for howler monkeys that morning, but did … Author Elizabeth Conway Sweepstakes is now closed. Stay tuned as we announce the lucky winner!
It's not easy to get to one of the most isolated places on the planet -- but we're making it easier than ever to make an … Author Sandra Woerner It was daylight at 5:30 each morning and I was always ready to get up and eat breakfast. I had repacked my suitcase the night before and placed my very damp clothes and very wet hiking shoes in … Author Sandra Woerner I woke up excited and somewhat apprehensive about the upcoming adventure. After all, I was terrified of heights and did not want to chicken out after reaching the waterfall. Well, that was not an … Author Sandra Woerner We had breakfast at the hotel which was originally a house and later several houses were connected to it. There was beautiful foliage everywhere and we had breakfast outside on a small patio. (our … Author Sandra Woerner Sarah picked me up at my house on October 9th and we drove to Austin to catch our afternoon flight. After checking in and going through security, we got a bite to eat and waited. Our plane was … Author Lynessa Nelson We flew to the Galapagos this morning. The kitchen at the hotel was closed when we got up but they fed us a muffin and juice on the first part of our flight to Guayaquil. Then on the two hour flight … Author Lynessa Nelson The day in Ecuador begins earlier than we are used do as there are only 12 hours of light year round from 6am-6pm. So 6am actually feels like 8am back home. We had a continental breakfast of eggs, … Author Lynessa Nelson Our Ecuador and Galapagos adventure began today with a bit of a scare. Our flight was scheduled to leave at 6:20am and both of us slept through our multiple alarms. We woke up at 5:20am and … Author Laura Chadwick We spent the morning exploring the incredible peaks overlooking the harbor at Copacabana. It was quite a hike, but afforded a beautiful view of the town of Copacabana and the lake. We also got to … Author Andrea Edwards Landing in Miami this morning, I looked at my email and there was a message from Santiago. Just like last time, my sweet friend eased my transition home with a kind message.
Before we left for … Author Laura Chadwick We took a boat to the north end of Isle del Sol and hiked to Challapampa. We explored more ruins, including the sacred rock of Lake Titicaca and the footprints left by the Sun God when he left the …