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Oruro Festival, Bolivia.  Photo courtesy of VMT Bolivia.
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Colorful Culture: Amazing Lesser-Known South American Festivals

Of all the people, on all the continents, South Americans really know how to party.  Their indigenous roots and Christian colonization leads to an amazing assortment of fiestas.  Chose from indigenous harvest festivals to religious holidays to music performances, with celebrations that range from unbridled chaos to more serene and […]

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Learn to chose fabrics and cook on the side of a volcano with the Karanki community of Ecuador.  Photo courtesy of GoCollette.
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The World’s 12 Best Homestay Experiences For Culturally-Curious Travelers

“There’s no place like home”. This phrase is one we encounter often in Christmas carols, romance novels and cheesy TV series. At first, it seems to eliminate the incentive to travel. Why go through the trouble of packing your bags, boarding a plane and figuring out a strange place, just […]

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Do yoga in Peru's Sacred Valley.  Photo courtesy of Vajra Sol Yoga Adventures.
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Wellness Travel: Top 13 Culturally Immersive Yoga Retreats From Around The World

Most people think of yoga as a turning inward, a solitary practice aimed at developing self-awareness and reflection. People practice yoga to find peace and improve wellness; but ultimately, to feel truly serene, you need to feel united and at home with your environment. Instead of isolating you from your surroundings, […]

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You could be practicing your tree in Tanzania with Tanzania Wellness Safari.  Photo courtesy of Tanzania Wellness Safari.
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Wellness Travel: Top Fourteen Yoga Fusion Retreats For 2014

New Years often comes with new resolutions. Get ready to stretch, flex and center yourself with this diverse collection of yoga fusion retreats, both domestic and international. As with any retreat, these getaways allow for a necessary and nourishing escape from daily life. Picturesque locations provide new perspective and serene […]

Chupe de langostinos in Ecuador. Photo courtesy of Rinaldo W.
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The Foodie’s Quito: Epicurean Eats In Ecuador’s Capital City

Ecuadorian cuisine is all about slowing down and savoring each bite, enjoying the company of close ones and our gifted settings. Growing up Ecuadorian in New York, opting to sit separately from the family table during meals meant not eating. We had to dine together, down each and every last […]