The Ultimate Peruvian Road Trip

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From Route 66 to California’s Pacific Coast Highway many of us will be familiar with the great North American road trips. But, what about the best road trips in South America? The current COVID restrictions may have made such road-trips impractical for now, but as you gather your travel inspiration for…

Q&A With Travel Writer, Ronald Wright

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A Journey in the Two Worlds of Peru “This notion of travel as moving through space,  but also being in one place at a time, is vividly exemplified in the travel books of Ronald Wright,” says Alberto Manguel in the introduction to the new Eland edition of Ronald Wright’s classic…

This month TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel site, has discreetly rolled out a new travel concierge service called Reco. Reco allows it’s users to share their travel preferences with TripAdvisor and be matched to personalized ‘Trip Designers‘, who are high-caliber, local travel experts. Each trip designer can be hired…

The Galapagos Islands frequently top travel bucket lists, and it’s easy to see why. The islands have been shaped by volcanic activity; they are teeming with native wildlife species – many of which cannot be found anywhere else on earth; and the whole region is constantly changing and evolving. It’s…

Joaquin Randall’s is a sustainable tourism entrepreneur based in Ollantaytambo, near Machu Picchu, Peru. Peruvian born of American parents, Joaquin is one of the owners and manager of the most legendary hotel establishment in the Cusco Area: El Albergue Ollantaytambo , which was founded by his parents, Robert Randall and Wendy…

Combining Conservation & Hospitality

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In conversation with Eduardo Nycander Deep in the heart of the Tambopata rainforest reserve, in Southeastern Peru, is a collection of luxury accommodation lodges founded by architect and wildlife photographer Eduardo Nycander. Over the last 27 years, he has created a winning formula that combines science, conservation, and hospitality to…