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The Unexplored North - Peru Travel Itinerary

I love Northern Peru and recommend it to everyone heading to South America. It's often overlooked but is a budget traveler's goldmine with access to archeological sites, great beaches and the birthplace of ceviche. Unfortunately most travelers miss out on half the country by flying into Lima and only traveling South. But the Inca history didn't stop in Cuzco! The North is home to Incan ruins and the civilizations that came before them. For those looking to learn, spend some time surfing and eat great food Northern Peru offers it all at a fraction of the price elsewhere in the country. Check out our Northern Peru Itinerary

South America Travel Spotlight10

The Most Dangerous Cities in South America

South America makes for a vibrant and wild vacation but it also requires a bit more precaution, discover the most dangerous cities in South America.

How to Get to Easter Island

Also known as Rapa Nui, Easter Island is a tiny dot far away from civilization, find out the best way to get to Easter Island by air or water.

Popular Beer in South America

South American beer will not likely win many awards, but it's a great way to connect with local culture. Check out the most popular beer in South America.

San Agustin Archaeological Park

Over 500 giant stone carvings can be found in the San Agustin Archaeological Park, which has been given UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

The Carnaval Celebrations Of Barranquilla, Colombia

Many think of carnaval in South America in Rio de Janeiro, but the Colombian city of Barranquilla has a vibrant carnaval that is worth celebrating.

The Best Beaches in Brazil

Brazil is known for sand and sun and while there are many famous Brazilian beaches, discover the 6 best to visit in Brazil.

What to do in Medellin

Discover the best things to do in Medellin, Colombia.

Where to Visit in Argentina

Discover the best things to see and do in Argentina. Don't plan a visit without this list!

The Best Things To Do In Bolivia

Discover the best things to do in Bolivia, including the salt flats and more.

Traditional Dishes in Uruguay

Discover the best Uruguayan food with the most traditional food of Uruguay.

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