South America: A Backpacker’s Paradise

by Katie Stanwyck, Travel Contributor For decades, Europe has been one of, if not, the hottest destination for backpackers around the world. Not far behind in recent years is Southeast Asia, attracting travelers to its beaches, cuisine and culture. There’s another spot though, one gaining recognition and enticing people from across [...]

Postcards from the Caribbean

[image type="none" float="left" info="none" info_place="top" info_trigger="hover" src="14120"][gap size="2.313em"][columnize][custom_headline type="center" level="h2" looks_like="h4" accent="false"]The Story[/custom_headline] [dropcap]I[/dropcap] am sure by now, we’re all ready for winter to end, But you just never know what Mother Nature is going to throw at us. Will she lull us into a false sense of Spring with [...]

It Never Rains in the Peruvian Desert

[image type="none" float="none" info="none" info_place="top" info_trigger="hover" src="9483"][columnize][dropcap] W [/dropcap]hen we came off the road and over the hill, we could see the huaqueros scatter. They dropped their shovels and most of them scrambled into a single, creaky blue Ford pickup that spun off into the dunes and toward the greened riverbed that [...]