Central & South America

Cruising the Amazon: Journey of a Lifetime
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Cruising the Amazon: Journey of a Lifetime

Sell the farm, mortgage the kids, postpone the Botox treatments. Do whatever you have to do to get to the Amazon River in Peru–and five’ll get you ten, the adventure of your dreams awaits in that part of the world. Ignore the goofball weathermen and conspiracy theorists, the gourmands of grief — a holiday has never been better.

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South America—What a Pain in the Arm

A cautious traveller knows what a pain it can be to venture to South America, particularly the pain in your arm (and hip pocket) after a visit to your local travel vaccination clinic.

Adventures on the Orient Express Train to Machu Picchu
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Adventures on the Orient Express Train to Machu Picchu

“Good Morning! Would you like champagne, orange juice, or a mimosa?” asks the formally attired attendant on the Hiram Bingham, the Oriental Express train to Machu Picchu in Peru. The welcome drink is just the beginning of a luxurious day discovering one of the great wonders of the world.

Cusco, Peru:
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Cusco, Peru:

JoAnna Haugen, winner of the 2009 WiFTy scholarship brought Peru to life. Watch the IFWTWA.org website for 2010 entry requirements.

Four-Star Style in Honduras’ Pass-Through City of San Pedro Sula
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Four-Star Style in Honduras’ Pass-Through City of San Pedro Sula

The four-star Crowne Plaza is a modern high-rise conveniently set between Downtown and the Circunvalación ring road, just 25 minutes from the international airport.