Topic: Culture, Art & Design

New Year’s Eve Traditions in South America

New Years Eve

Left photo via WikiHow. This New Year’s Eve, citizens across the United States will be watching the ball drop in Times Square, singing a round of Auld Lang Syne, and ooh-ing and ahh-ing as fireworks light up the sky. Meanwhile, New Year traditions around South America will also take place, some very similar to our own

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Gift Guide for the Explorer

Gift Guide Knowmad Adventures

Song by Sam Cooke The holiday season encourages us to pause and think about those we are grateful for. Giving a gift can be a great way to say thank you or share in a friend’s passion and interests.

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Ecuador Travel: A Stay at Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta Ecuador Travel Experience

Nestled in the Ecuadorian Andes at around 9,600 feet above sea level lies a property little known to the world at large. A place where long standing traditions continue to be practiced and weaved into the pattern of daily life. A place where they are less concerned about the latest Apple product and more concerned with preserving

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3 Ways to Tie A Scarf: Ecuadorian Alpaca by Shupaca

Ecuador Alpaca Wool

      On winter days like today when the temperature outside is well below zero, I find myself tucked inside, sipping on a cup of coffee, and, of course, wrapped-up snug in a big, cozy scarf. A scarf isn’t just for warding off the blustery drafts at home, but also serves as the ideal travel

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Gift Guide for the Traveler

For the Traveler

Gifts are a fun way to share in a loved one’s passion and interests. Above is a handful of goodies for the person in your life that loves to get up and go, explore the world and come home to tell the stories.

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Top 3 Things to Do in The Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley Travel

How many days do I need to see the Sacred Valley? What should I do or see in the Sacred Valley? These are all great questions! A common mistake people make when traveling to Machu Picchu is cutting their trip too short, and rushing through the Sacred Valley on their way to Machu Picchu. Although

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