Sacred Valley Project: priceless gifts you can afford

Sacred Valley Project: priceless gifts you can afford

Winter holidays are credited with inspiring goodness and encouraging many people to think about others. Many of us strive to "dig deep" in search of the "perfect" gift for the special people in our lives. This year, we searched…

Free & inexpensive ways to promote small travel businesses

Free & inexpensive ways to promote small travel businesses

Let's say you have an incredible travel business. Your customers are thrilled with the value of their trips and the service they receive. Whether you're booking cruises to South America or land-based, guided trips to Galapagos…

Fly Cheap: How your good credit can get you to South America

Fly Cheap: How your good credit can get you to South America

One weekend a while back husband announced that we needed to find a ride to our local airport, so we could each rent a car for the weekend. What? Why? Apparently, if we paid the $30 rental fee, we would each get 10,000 frequent…

All-Inclusive Custom Tours & Packages to Machu Picchu

All-Inclusive Custom Tours & Packages to Machu Picchu

With the equivalent of the library of congress in that little device you hold in your hand, not to mention your laptop or desktop computer, it's not surprising that people in the modern age are overwhelmed with information. Do…

It's August & time to book your holiday travel

It's August & time to book your holiday travel

The temperatures in the northern hemisphere are still hot enough to boil water on tinfoil, and Labor Day celebrations are approaching. It must be time to plan that holiday trip. Airfares might be the best they're going to get…

American students return from

American students return from "Peru Backpack Project" empty-handed

American high school students traveling in Peru, learned a lesson not taught in any classroom. How some children in the Andes Mountains may spend up to 2 hours each way getting to and from their local, rural schools. In spite…

4th Visit to Machu Picchu & each time feels like the first

4th Visit to Machu Picchu & each time feels like the first

It was my 4th visit to Machu Picchu. Someone asked me if I was getting tired of the the place. "No," was my reply. I feel like a virgin visitor every time. The ancient city of the Incas is so vast, that even after 4 visits, I…

How to get from Cruise Ship to Machu Picchu

How to get from Cruise Ship to Machu Picchu

Built by the ancient Incans, Machu Picchu is a world heritage site of epic proportions. High in the Andes Mountains, the logistics to get there are like no other destination on the planet. Link to Machu Picchu News To visit…

How one good deed helped some kids in Peru

How one good deed helped some kids in Peru

The whole thing started with a chair. A run-of-the-mill lazy-boy style lounge chair that my mother-in-law purchased for my father-in-law after he broke his hip. He needed help standing up and the chair had a lift in it. She was…

Ecuador: Best Adventure Trip Ever!

Ecuador: Best Adventure Trip Ever!

Somebody has to do it. Take the kids abroad. So I gathered up 10 mothers & girls and took them on an "adventure of sorts" to Ecuador. I promised it wouldn't hurt. They were reluctant. After all, I was known to take students to…