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…

How to Plan a Trip to the Galapagos

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A trip to the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime experience, which makes planning a little more stressful than it would be for an ordinary vacation. To help reduce some of that stress, today’s blog post covers everything you need to know to plan your perfect Galapagos adventure….