Central & South America Blog Posts

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…

Cazuela de Mariscos - a popular colombian food May 10, 2018

Popular Colombian Foods: A Guide to Family Eating

If there is one thing that Colombians know how to do it’s eat! The cuisine in Colombia is mouthwatering, delectable, easy going, and fun. Throughout history Colombians have been creating delicious meals with few ingredients. When you travel with kids, food is always an important thing to take into consideration. In Colombia you don’t have…

April 19, 2018

Misconceptions About Colombia

One of our favorite new destinations for a family vacation is to Colombia! But over the past few decades, there have been a lot of misconceptions that have developed around Colombia, its culture, and its people. Colombia recently ranked as the second happiest country in the world according to the World Happiness Index. Colombia is…