Where to Travel When: Part 1, January to June

January 10,2024

When there are so many wonderful destinations, it can be tough to choose just one to visit. Month-by-month, we help you pick.

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Sustainable Travel: What It Means To Us

November 07,2023

 

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Huayna Picchu vs. Machu Picchu Mountain Hiking Guide

July 27,2020

There are many ways to visit the famous ruins at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary in Peru. Trekkers can hike and camp along the full 25-mile Inca Trail that leads into the Sanctuary. Those who enjoy hiking, but don’t want to camp, can do just the final stretch of the Inca Trail as a one day hike. And non-hikers can visit the Machu Picchu Sanctuary by train and shuttle bus. Machu Picchu is the name of the Incan archaeological complex that sits on a hill above the Urubamba river and the small town of Machu Picchu Pueblo (previously called Aguas Calientes). The town lies at an altitude of 6700 feet above sea level, and the Machu Picchu ruins are perched at 7972 feet. The ruins are nestled between two peaks, Huayna Picchu Mountain and Machu Picchu Mountain, and both peaks can be climbed by visitors if you have the required hiking permits in advance. In this blog post, we’ll share some tips on how to choose between these two spectacular Machu Picchu hikes, if you’d like to include one during your Machu Picchu Tour.

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Best Surf Spots around the World

June 20,2020

Happy International Surfing Day! Today is all about celebrating the big blue and all things surfing. 

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