Elizabeth Conway


A View of Granada
Nicaragua travel is finally coming into its own. Want to go? Nicaragua travel is gearing up for a successful 2013. It is drawing a lot of attention from the tour industry and both the …
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
A taste of Peru travel: Delicious Alfajores! Alfajores, crispy cookie sandwiches, are enjoyed throughout Latin America. Many regions have their own local spin on these delicate sugar cookies …
A Welcoming Smile
Knowing a bit a Spanish comes in handy when talking with locals on a Bolivia tour. Spanish a bit rusty? You and me both. In general, Spanish is used throughout Latin America - but you'll …
Inca Trail group of hikers
A motley crew of travelers successfully tackle Peru's Inca Trail and the altitude! On Peru's classic Inca Trail tour, travelers hike in altitudes ranging from ~ 9,000-14,500 ft. The highest …
Snorkel the reef
Belize travel: Choose a reef-safe sunscreen to help prevent coral bleaching. We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our …
Palenque
Mexico's Palenque ruins - a beautiful ancient city to explore during your Mexico vacation Throughout Mexico, there are stunning reminders of the grand civilizations that one dominated the region …
Camping at the base of Cotopaxi
Trekkers take a moments to take in the view in the shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano Ecuador's paramo, a complex ecosystem of rolling alpine grassland, protects precious fresh water and endemic …
Taste Ceviche during Peru tour
Peru Cuisine: Try adding shellfish to your ceviche recipe for variety   Adventure Life traveler, Amy Bergrud, learns a few local culinary secrets on our Peru Cuisine trip A widely …
Adventure Life travelers, Greg and Bridget Litten, share with us a bit of their Amazon adventures in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve. The Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) is part of a 3.7 …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; …
We received the most charming holiday card in the mail last week from our travelers, Sandi and Joe Costa, who joined us on a custom Peru adventure in October. And while I'd like to take credit for …
Photographer in disguise
Preparing to return to Antarctica for a fourth visit, Adventure Life traveler, Laurie Allread, explains a little about why Antarctica continues to beckon her return again ... and again. Laurie will …
Two corrals closed. The giant tortoises can be observed from the viewing platforms. Photo courtesy of Galapagos Conservancy Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing …
Our guide, Simone, from the Achuar community on an Amazon trip
Our amazing guide, Simone, from the Achuar community in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Did I tip? You betcha. To tip or not to tip - or what to tip!? Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the …
The Atacama Desert has been experiencing an unusual amount of snow. The cold front that came through the region dumped nearly 32 inches of snow on the desert -- more snow then the region has seen in …
Earlier this year, I had the rare opportunity to travel with my 12-year-old daughter, Gabs, to Costa Rica. Exclusively a mother-daughter trip, all other siblings, husbands, grandparents, friends and …
Adventure Life traveler, Julia, returns home from a trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon with this clip from the Yasuni Clay Lick. Located along with Napo River, this is one of the most accessible licks in …
The dining room of the Finch Bay hotel is cleaned after the flood. The hotel was flooded by the equivalent of various very high tides – not waves. Finch Bay re-opened to visitors on March 15, …
The Galapagos Islands take precautions as a tsunami is anticipated to arrive sometime today around 4:30 pm UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally …
A little reminder in the principles of Leave No Trace is always a good idea. This short video from my last Antarctica trip provides just that. Although a tiny pebble might seem insignificant, they …
Hey -- remember that time we were in Antarctica and that minke whale decided to swim over to our zodiac, give it a little nudge and dive underneath before meandering on its way...? Antarctica …
Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker …
My mom, and her three girls (and one grand-baby-to-be) on a canoe trip in Minnesota   Marissa and her mom getting ready to enter the ATM cave in Belize   Julia's …