South America

Whether it's Rio or Machu Picchu, we have great tips for traveling to South America.

Galapagos Island Travel Tips
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Galapagos Island Travel Tips

Traveling in Faith: Exploring Galapagos Island Galapagos Island is without a doubt a popular destination, and for good reason: Thanks to the lack of natural hunters, and friendly wildlife such as giant sea tortoises, travelers can get up close and personal with these extraordinary creatures. This archipelago of about 19 islands is approximately 620 miles off Ecuador's Pacific Ocean coast. The island serves ...
Explore the Rainbow Mountains of Peru
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Explore the Rainbow Mountains of Peru

Rainbow Mountains of Peru Add the Rainbow Mountains to Your Bucket List. Peru is Not Just Machu Picchu. Cusco is a beautiful colonial city resting on the foundations of Inca temples and palaces. After visiting Machu Picchu people often wonder about what to do in Cusco that does not include Inca ruins. At some point the archaeological and historical richness of this area becomes repetitive. One can only ...
Tour in Bolivia – Tips For a Perfect Tour
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Tour in Bolivia – Tips For a Perfect Tour

Tips For the Perfect Tour in Bolivia Bolivia is one of the most culturally fascinating territories on the World, and has plenty of awe-inspiring landscapes waiting for you. From the low and tropical lands of Santa Cruz, making your way up to Sucre and the impressive highlands of the Altiplano, with the Sajama National Park, Eduardo Avaroa Reserve or the famous Uyuni Salt Flats (Salar de Uyuni). Here are ...
10 Affordable Fall Destinations
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10 Affordable Fall Destinations

Believe it or not, there are ways to enjoy a spectacular vacation without breaking the bank. Perhaps a nice fall destination is calling your name. You don't have to spend a fortune to travel the world! Travel is affordable if you do it right. Check out these 10 incredibly affordable fall destinations. 1. Mexico City, Mexico With temperatures reaching an average high of 73 degrees and low of 54, the ...
Top 8 Bike Friendly Cities in the World
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Top 8 Bike Friendly Cities in the World

Bike Friendly Cities There's no doubt that Europe is the most bike-friendly place but there are plenty of other places around the world where pedal-friendly travelers can feel at home. Here are our top bike-friendly cities in the world. 1: Copenhagen, Denmark According to the Copenhagenize Index, a comprehensive ranking system created by the Copehnagenize Design Company every two years, the capital of ...
6 Volunteer Trips to Take in 2016
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6 Volunteer Trips to Take in 2016

Volunteer Trips for 2016 Olivia Briggs, SmarterTravel.com | January 27, 2016 Work on an Organic Farm Truly make a real difference by contributing to sustainable initiatives that affect food and agriculture in a community as a volunteer with World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF). They have programs available on organic farms in over 100 countries. As a volunteer, you'll work four to six ...
Culture and First Time Travel
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Culture and First Time Travel

First Time Travel - Tips and Advice Bree Allen, Travel Writer | January 21, 2016 Traveling to experience unfamiliar cultures allows for a huge amount of personal growth and a deeper understanding of the true SELF. Foreign cultures widen our perspective, allowing us to gain a new level of understanding and desire to pursue the unknown. However, the journey through this transformative process isn’t always ...
12 Destinations to Visit in 2016
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12 Destinations to Visit in 2016

Christine Sarkis, SmarterTravel.com 1. Wroclaw, Poland Following near destruction during World War II, this Polish city spent the following decades trying to rebuild and embrace its German, Jewish and Polish heritage. In 2016, Wroclaw is designated as the 30th annual European Capital of Culture, along with San Sebastian, Spain. Throughout the new year, Wroclaw will be one of Europe’s top cultural centers ...
7 Best Belize Tourist Destinations
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7 Best Belize Tourist Destinations

Belize Tourist Destinations 1.     The Lamanai Ruins Explore the fascinating Mayan culture through this large former Mayan city that dates back to 1500 BC. The name, Lamanai, translates to “submerged crocodile” in Maya. Located in Northern Belize on the Shore of New River Lagoon, this is one of the largest Mayan ceremonial sites in all of Belize, with many areas still unexcavated. With over 800 structures ...
30 Places to See Before You’re 30
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30 Places to See Before You’re 30

Shannon McMahon, SmarterTravel.com | October 13, 2015 Mumbai, India The best time to visit Mumbai is during the annual 16-day spring festival Holi—the Hindu festival of love that commemorates the divine love of Radha for Krishna (Hindu gods). The celebrations include rainbow paint, dance, parties, and food. Other sites to see include: The Gateway of India, an incredible monument overlooking the Arabian ...
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