South America

South America

The Stories Behind 7 Otherworldly Photos from South America

Mirage There is no need for long-exposure photography techniques here — that vast ocean is actually made of solidified salt. Amid this rocky outcrop in...

Hitting a Road Bump at Quito International

When Leah Peterson woke in the terminal of the Quito airport, a group of people was crowded around her. Directly to her side stood...

Five Must-Visit Locales in Peru

It’s often easiest to hit a country’s most accessible and well-known locations. On the other hand, the rewards that come when you challenge yourself...

A Journey That Began in Morrocoy National Park

Growing up in a mountain town, Sabana de Mendoza, on the edge of Los Andes in Venezuela, Jose Sosa had experienced what life in...

What You Should Know Before Visiting Angel Falls

Visiting the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, Angel Falls, was one of my most memorable journeys thus far. Located in the Amazonian region of Venezuela,...

Becoming Expats: Mia, An American in Peru

Mia Spingola (@mambo773) From: Chicago, Illinois Currently living in: Lima, Peru Has also lived in: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santa Marta, Colombia; Florence, Italy Best neighborhood to explore in Lima:...

Travel Stories from the Life of a Journey Architect

Journey Architect. It’s a role Kym Pham created for herself. The words came to her in a moment of clarity: You are here to...

A Day in the Life of an English Teacher in Colombia

I’m on a bus, alone, on an unfamiliar road in the dead of night. I had resigned myself to sleeping in the airport in...

Rio Reimagined, Part Four: A City in Color

When I think about Rio de Janeiro, it’s always a challenge to choose one defining characteristic, for the “cidade maravilhosa” is built on many....