Central & South America Blog Posts

September 25, 2018

5 Reasons to Not Skip Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands gets a lot of press extolling its beauty — and it is all true. But do you know the Galapagos is part of Ecuador? Honestly, it’s a shame the mainland is often reduced to an airport code and a necessary overnight before heading to the islands. Here are 5 special tastes of Ecuador…

Cartagena, Colombia - part of a family vacation to Colombia September 4, 2018

Five Remarkably Colombian Experiences

A family vacation to Colombia will dazzle your family with a rich blend of Spanish, African and native Amerindian traditions, values and cultures. After a turbulent history, today’s proud culture is a pleasing melting pot of music, folklore and language, all woven throughout everyday life. Family togetherness is the most important aspect of their lives….

The Maras Salt Terraces - a Machu Picchu alternative. June 20, 2018

4 Things to See in Peru that Are Not Machu Picchu

One of the most famous places in the world is Machu Picchu in Peru. It’s an amazing place that every family should take the time to see and explore. Machu Picchu aside, Peru is an incredible country that is a perfect place to travel with kids. There are a lot of ancient ruins to explore,…

the view from a Galapagos family cruise June 15, 2018

Why Take a Galapagos Family Cruise?

One of the best ways to explore the Galapagos Islands is by taking a small boat cruise. Since there are 18 main islands, three small islands, and 107 islets that make up the Galapagos Islands, cruising is the best way to get around. Plus, on a small boat your family will have an intimate and…

The Galapagos Islands are great for kids - swim in the Galapagos almost always includes sea lions May 30, 2018

Galapagos Islands For Kids: Best Activities For Your Family Vacation

A visit to the Galapagos Islands is a visit to a real life interactive science park! There is no better place in the world to be face-to-face with nature, biology, wildlife, and exciting active adventures. There is an amazing amount of wildlife for kids to see in the Galapagos and there are a lot of…