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10 Best Santiago Tours: Activities to Experience in Chile

Santiago, Chile is a city that exudes a cosmopolitan vibe, offering a combination of old-world charm and all the conveniences that modern life brings. Another big plus for the Chilean capital is that it has one of the most interesting landscapes, situated between the snow-capped Andean mountains to the east and beautiful Pacific seascapes to the west, with arid lands …

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Volunteering Abroad: 20+ Ways to Travel the World with a Purpose

Volunteering abroad can be an incredibly rewarding experience that you will cherish for decades to come, but the very idea of how to go about volunteering abroad and sorting out the logistics can be almost overwhelming for many. Just a few of the things you’ll need to consider is which country you want to go to, deciding on which organization …

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How to Avoid Cusco Altitude Sickness When You Visit Machu Picchu

More than three million tourists travel to Cusco, Peru annually, the vast majority of whom are on their way to visit the fabled Machu Picchu. While there are no exact numbers or percentages, it is safe to assume that the vast majority feel the effects of altitude and a high number of those go on to develop Cusco altitude sickness. …

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The 9 Best Hostels in Cusco Peru For Your Next Epic Trip

The magical city of Cusco, Peru is one of the country’s most beautiful places to explore (and certainly its most popular). What was once the former capital of the Inca Empire is now a wonderful mix of Inca ruins, colonial architecture, and modern amenities. There are so many interesting things to do in Cusco, Peru that you’ll probably need a …

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The Coolest Things to Do in Playa del Carmen Mexico

Located on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, Playa del Carmen offers an incredible tropical getaway with pristine views of the Caribbean, colorful coral reefs, and off-the-beaten-path dives with no minimum spend. This charming town sits on the coast of Quintana Roo, lined with palm trees and kissing the Caribbean Sea, and thankfully there are plenty of things to do in Playa del …

Things to Do in La Paz Bolivia

The Best Things to Do in La Paz Bolivia

If you’re heading to La Paz, Bolivia, congratulations. You are about to embark on a trip to one of South America’s most interesting cities. This underrated destination is among my absolute favorite destinations on the continent. To make the most of your time in this high altitude city, these are my thoughts on the best things to do in La …