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Machu Picchu Pueblo – The First City in Latin America to be 100% Sustainable

Machu Picchu Pueblo

Inkaterra, Peru’s leading hotel group in sustainable tourism and hotel development, partnering once again with beverage distribution company the AJE Group, has succeeded in making Machu Picchu Pueblo the first city in Latin America to manage 100% of its solid waste. Continuing their initiatives for the conservation and environmental care of Machu Picchu, AJE Group and Inkaterra presented the first…

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Why Autumn Should Be Your Time to Visit Patagonia Camp

Patagonia Camp

As North Americans get ready for winter to melt away, the Southern Hemisphere is looking forward to its most beautiful season — autumn. While summertime in the Patagonia region of Chile, which runs November to early March, is the most popular time to visit thanks to warm temperatures, the most beautiful time is actually the fall — mid-March through April…

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Discover the Majestic Landscape of Chile’s Patagonia in Patagonia Camp Cup

Patagonia Camp

A competitive event in a league of its own, the Patagonia Camp Cup invites runners to embrace the ever-changing terrain and climate of Patagonia and race across the valleys of Chile’s most southern region, on the edge of the South American continent. Hosted by the exclusive Patagonia Camp, the annual race will take place May 25 and will bring a…

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Ecuador Horseback Riding Holiday: Haciendas, Volcanoes & Inca Trail

ecuador horsebackriding

Surtrek is excited to offer this 8-day/7-night “Camino Real” horseback riding tour that takes guests into the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes, passing through many of the country’s most beautiful and biologically diverse areas, including “the City of Flowers and Fruit” (Ambato), as well as typical Andean towns and villages such as Simiatug, Salinas de Bolívar and Guaranda.  As holidaymakers ride…

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New Boutique Hotel Cannua Brings Holistic Renewal in Colombia

Cannua

Cannúa, a first-of-its-kind, 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019.  Rooted in permaculture design principles and taking a holistic approach to sustainability, this 27-acre mountain-side property intends to forge a new era of experiential travel within the region. Guests of Cannúa will be among the first to explore this renewed, flourishing destination – one…

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Welcome 2019 with a Wellness Trip from Quasar Expeditions

quasar wellness retreats

The New Year is right around the corner, and with it comes new dreams, aspirations and goals. Those wanting to start the year off feeling refreshed should look no further than the rejuvenating trips offered by Quasar Expeditions. Here’s more: Galapagos Cruises Quasar Expeditions offers guests the chance to disconnect from their devices and connect with their surroundings thanks to the…

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Patagonia Camp Named One of Chile’s Top Resorts

Patagonia Camp

Patagonia Camp, Chile’s “glamping” destination, has been included in this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Located in the bucket-list destination of Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia Camp came in at number 13 in the best resorts in South America. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence…

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Ultimate Patagonia Hiking & Camping Holiday

Ultimate Patagonia Hiking & Camping Holiday

Surtrek is thrilled to announce a 16-day hiking adventure in the Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia that provides travelers the independence to witness this region’s spectacular glaciers and mountain trails without the constraints of a large group. Guests will trek to Perito Moreno Glacier, explore the village of El Chalten, discover Torres del Paine National Park and hike around the world’s…

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In the Galapagos, G Adventures Adds New Vessel and Eliminates Single Use Plastic

G Adventures

Leading small group adventure tour operator G Adventures has added a fifth yacht to its fleet of chartered vessels for the Galapagos Islands, and made new commitments to further reduce its travelers’ environmental impact on the popular archipelago. Beginning in January 2019, the 16-passenger Eden yacht will join G Adventures’ four other touring vessels in hosting small group, sea-based trips…

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A Floating Freshwater Pool in the Amazon River

Floating Freshwater Pool in the Amazon River

With the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, several travelers are looking for tropical destinations to spend their vacations. In the Brazilian Amazon, during this period, the temperature remains high and is accompanied by a rise in the volume of the rivers, which allows for canoe trips. At the Juma Amazon Lodge in Autazes, 3 hours away from Manaus city by…

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