Category Archives: Travel Advice

Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic on Your Trip

The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is hard on the environment, hard on the communities left with the garbage, it’s expensive, and it can often be unhealthy. No traveler wants to leave a trail of plastic behind them, … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance and High Altitudes

For those of our travelers who are planning adventures to high altitude destinations such as Kilimanjaro, The Inca Trail, Everest Base Camp, etc., making sure that your travel insurance will cover you while at or above 15,000 ft is important. … Continue reading

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Airport Lounges Make Travel Special

Airport Lounges are a great way to make traveling more enjoyable.  Here are some that AWR staff has visited recently. Priority Pass San Francisco – United Red Carpet Club Light snacks – breakfast items then lunch Bar with free house … Continue reading

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Best Travel Apps #3 – Communications

We have rounded up our favorite apps in our Best Travel Apps series.  Here is Part III – Communications, which includes: Learn a Language Translation Communications Please visit the other installments of our Best Travel Apps series: Top 7 Travel … Continue reading

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Best Peru Family Adventures

Come explore Peru with your family on one of our uniquely crafted tours, designed with your kids in mind! Our family-designed tours are based on our own experiences traveling with our own kids to Peru and around the world. We … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: How to Pack for The Atacama & Patagonia In One Trip

  Chile is an overwhelmingly gorgeous landscape of contrasts: mountains and sea, urban and rural, and, most famously, the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. When planning an epic adventure that encompasses these famous juxtaposing sceneries it is important to know how … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: NOT Doing the Inca Trail and STILL Hiking at Machu Picchu

Many travelers to Machu Picchu love hiking but perhaps do not have the time, money or permit to do the Inca Trail while visiting Machu Picchu. Hiking lovers, fear not! Here are four hikes that you can do right from … Continue reading

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Peru: Best Affordable Boutique Hotels for Under $95

From ancient Incan palaces, to Spanish-colonial retreats to quaint, antique mansions check out our carefully selected list of Peru’s best boutique hotels for under $95 USD per night! LIMA Miraflores: Arawi Hotel ($95 USD) Located in in the heart of … Continue reading

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Best Photo Ops: Lima, Cusco, Santiago

Planning your next trip to Lima and Cusco in Peru or Santiago, Chile? Don’t forget these must-visit photo op spots for the best souvenirs of your adventure! Taxis are very reliable in Peru and Chile for you to get to … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: Adding The Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca to Your Peru Adventure

Lake Titicaca seems almost Mediterranean but at a staggering 14,000 ft and surrounded by the Cordillera Real in the Andes.  The Colca Canyon has amazing hiking, quaint small villages and beautiful hot springs. Learn how to add these destinations to … Continue reading

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