Have questions? We're here.
Central America & Mexico
View All Destinations
Explore more travel destination possibilities and experience the world first hand.
How Can I Help?
Talk with a specialist to plan your next adventure!
Find Your Inspiration
Food & Wine
Wildlife & Safari
Get inspired by Nik & Dusty's world-wide adventures!
We Make Travel Easy
Meet the Team
In The News
Talk with an expert
Customize any aspect of your trip.
Help Me Plan My Trip
Talk with an expert
Travel Articles: Culinary
Peruvian Recipe: Pisco Sour
A Mi Manera, a restaurant in Cusco, has given some great Peruvian recipes to Adventure Lifers during a cooking class we include in tours. Since it is always fun to explore the local foods of a place, we wanted to share some of these with our fellow travelers. We thought we would start off with the infamous Pisco Sour...
0.5 ounce of …
Learning how to make the perfect Caipirinha
This month at Adventure Life, we've had a special guest visiting our office. Pere Marti came from our Brazilian office to the Montana office to perfect his English skills and impart all of his knowledge to us as well. Included in this was a hands-on tuturial of how to make the perfect Caipirinha. The caipirinha is the national cocktail of …
Argentina Here I Come!
Machu Picchu By Train
July 2011 Trip to Peru: A fabulous Machu Picchu adventure and top shelf culinary tastebud explosion.
Manco Multisport + Peru Cuisine Tour
Michael and I both loved many aspects of the Manco Multisport tour but also love cuisine and cooking, so Kassi and Ashley helped us plan a custom tour including our favorite aspects of both the Manco Multisport and the Cuisine Tours that are offered. A fabulous itinerary was now planned - all we needed to do was make sure that we were in shape to …
5 Ways to do Peru
Ancient ruins, charming people, delicious food, wildlife-rich jungles...Peru truly has something to offer any traveler! With so much to see and so many ways to see it, deciding on one of our Peru trip itineraries can prove challenging. Here are a few recommended ways of exploring the country based on specific personal interests and preferences.
For a Sweet Treat: Peruvian Alfajores
Alfajores, crispy cookie sandwiches, are enjoyed throughout Latin America. Many regions have their own local spin on these delicate sugar cookies filled with a creamy, caramel-like goodness. But the end result is always the same. Delicioso! Slight variations of this recipe include coconut, crushed almonds, or they can be covered in chocolate.
A Taste of Peru: Ceviche Recipe
A widely popular South American dish and a Peruvian staple, ceviche is bursting with both flavor and history. This dish has been around for centuries; early recipes stem from the Inca Empire that preserved their fish in salt, fruit juice and chiles. There are hundreds of variations of ceviche recipes to try -- households throughout South America …
A Sample Menu from our Inca Trail Treks in Peru
The Inca Trail offers a hardy hike. Therefore, your appetite is sure to be the same! The quality of food that you will enjoy along this trek is impressive given the fact that it is all transported by your porters. This article gives you an idea of what you can expect to eat along your journey, including a sample menu.
Peru Comfort Food: Causa Rellena
Roughly 3500 different varieties of potatoes grow in the Peruvian Andes. There is no limit to the number of dishes that these carb-rich spuds can provide, but Peru's layered dish, causa rellena, is one of my favorites. A staple in Peru for centuries, the word causa actually comes from the Quechuan word 'kausaq' which means gives life.
A Taste of Peru
What better way of learning about a new place and culture is there than by sitting around a table to share a meal and enjoy some new flavors? Studying a place's culinary history helps uncover the relationship between food and culture and the many stories that are passed on through generations. And Peru is full of legends and …
Tango Festival & World Championship in Buenos Areas
The Tango Festival took place August 14-31, 2009 in Buenos Aires. Couples from all over the globe attended and showed their talents on the dance floor. It was a grand display of color and movement to watch.
Taste Of Argentina
Argentina is widely known for its traditional cuisine and flavorful wines! Enjoy wine in the vineyards in Cayafate Valley and hike through the famous Humahuaca Gorge. The end of your trip includes an Andean cooking class where you'll learn the secret to a traditional Tamale. Each day offers plenty of opportunities to experiment with local dishes …
Northwest Trek in Argentina
Following the guide through the various terrain we come upon amazing mountains and valleys with vibrant colors. The history of the area is intriguing as we discover the cultural legacy of the ancient Incas, Diaguita, and the Spanish conquistadors, set against the backdrop of the magnificent peaks of the Andes. We hike through deep gorges, and …
I spent two weeks in the Argentinean Northwest: Salta and Jujuy!!
Estancias in Buenos Aires
Some Kallpa girls went to spend a day at San Antonio de Areco visiting 2 estancias: El Ombu and Cina Cina
Calafate Winter Experience
An excursion in the snow, at El Calafate, Patagonia.
Argentina North West Trekking to Vallecitos
Experience the unique cuisine of Cambodia on your trip! Influences from China, India and France are strongly evident, along with borrowed methods and dishes from neighboring Thailand and Vietnam. This results in delicious food that can be enjoyed no other place in the world.
Vietnamese cuisine varies from the north to south and everywhere in between based on foreign influences and regional crops. However, travelers will find the constant staple ingredients of rice, fish sauce, and a multitude of herbs & spices. Discover the different foods throughout this country and experience the local flavor of each region!
A New Perspective on New Year Resolutions
The last year comes to a close, and 2014 brings with it an opportunity to make the next year even better! Many of us think of similar "resolutions" for each new year, but why not be creative in this promise? As fellow adventurers, we have some resolutions of our own that we constantly strive to keep. Maybe one of these could be yours for …
As part of the United States of America, we may take for granted the rich and distinct culture of Alaska. Ancestors of the Alaska Natives are believed to have migrated into the area thousands of years ago then never moved any farther south. Throughout the Arctic and northern areas, these people established varying indigenous cultures. Tlingit, …
Give Generously - Travel Gift Ideas
Your friends will be happy this holiday!
Apparently, we are not the only ones who are travel enthusiasts. According to the UN World Tourism Organization, international travel was 5% higher in the first eight months of 2013, with a record 747 million people leaving their borders to find adventure!
All of these world travelers will be needing …
Guatemala Tours: Fun Facts About Tikal Ruins
Hidden within Guatemala's El Peten jungle is Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Maya Classic Period. The site encompasses at least 3,000 buildings including temples that loom above the forest. It consists of nine groups of courts and plazas built on hills above surrounding swamps, all interconnected by bridges and causeways. Before its decline, …
Want to Go?
12 Day Tour
10 Day Tour
Classic Inca Trail
Why Travel With Adventure Life
Tailored to You
Tell us your travel interests, dreams and desires, then let our experts tailor the perfect trip for you!
Peace of Mind
You can have confidence in our experts' dedication to traveler safety, comfort, & providing a seamless trip.
We are fully committed to low impact travel that not only preserves but gives back to the amazing places we visit.
Our personal expertise & experience, local partners in our destinations, & access to over 150 small ships are all invaluable to designing your unique journey.
Awards and Accolades
Request a Catalog
Make an Inquiry
We love travel, talk with an expert