South America

South America

Rapids through a rainforest

Guyana: A Destination for Eco-Tourism

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...

Making New Trails Among Famous Trails in Torres del Paine

Earlier this year, I joined the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund and Conservation Volunteers International Program on a trail project in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine in southern Chile. Over the course of 10...
Machu Picchu aerial view

Photo Collection: Inti Raymi, a Peruvian Tradition

This project has a special place in my life and career. In 2012, I moved to Cuzco, Peru, to document the city’s sun celebration, known as Inti Raymi. Despite being Peruvian, I had never been to...
Woman carrying a bowl of fruit on her head

Five Unlikely Foodie Destinations Around the World

Sometimes, the world’s best food hides in plain sight. These hidden areas boast fresh ingredients, delicious street food, and unique restaurant concepts — and often at low price points. So, if you’re wondering where...

How to Visit Machu Picchu on a Budget

Perched among the mist-soaked mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu is a centuries-old fortress steeped in mystery. The Inca site attracts over a million travelers each year, but its location makes for a complicated, time-consuming,...

Everything to Know Before Visiting Machu Picchu

You know the scene — crumbling gray ruins amid vibrant, towering, green mountains with mist rolling in from all sides and a cheeky llama or two in the frame. Machu Picchu tops many a...

In the Mountains of Peru

Long before our wedding, my wife Laura and I decided that we didn’t want to have the typical, relaxed, “lay on the beach all day” type of honeymoon — so we decided to plan...

A Guide to the Peruvian Rainforest

When considering a quick jaunt to the Amazon Rainforest on your next trip to Peru, first take a moment to decide which area of the vast region you’d like to visit. The three rainforest...

A Guide to Visiting Lima, Peru

Lima tastefully encapsulates the beauty of Peruvian culture — quite literally, in fact, as it’s referred to as the Gastronomical Capital of the Americas. From its Andean influence and colonial architecture, to its rolling...