Latin America Coffee Tours

Connect with your coffee.  It is a truly amazing experience, not only to visit the countries where it comes from - Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, El Salvador, the Galapagos Islands – but also to explore or even stay at the actual farms or ranches where the coffee grows. 

The Sun Sometimes Rises Over Machu Picchu

Rumor has it, you MUST be at Machu Picchu for “the sunrise.” Common wisdom (family, friends, and even experienced travelers) and many books highly recommend making it up to the site in time to witness the sun sprinkling its golden rays over the Inca Citadel.

Wine Tours in Chile

Although some travelers arrive by land from neighboring Peru, Bolivia or Argentina, most trips to Chile start with an international arrival flight into the capital city, Santiago (airport code SCL).  If you’re visiting more for landscapes and countryside than city, consider heading straight into the outer central valley region itself. 

El Calafate – Gateway to Argentina’s Glacier National Park

The small town of El Calafate, named for a ubiquitous bush found across Patagonia, is in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina – one of the most southerly places in this barely civilized region of South America. It is easily reachable on a three plus hour direct flight from the nation’s capital, Buenos Aires.

Quito, Ecuador – Gateway to the Galapagos Islands

How To Get There While one can certainly reach Quito by land, most tourists visiting it will fly to its international airport – airport code UIO.  It receives direct, non-stop flights not only from cities in several neighboring countries,…
Cusco Weather Climate

Cusco, Peru – Gateway to Machu Picchu

To get to Machu Picchu, you must first make it to Cusco. Some travelers arrive by bus or train, visiting other destinations in Peru beforehand, such as Arequipa & the Colca Canyon or Puno & Lake Titicaca. But most visitors will fly directly from Lima (1.5 hours). At present there are no international flights directly to or from Cusco, except for some…