Topic: Culture, Art & Design

Beyond Machu Picchu: Explora Sacred Valley, Luxury Hotel in Peru

Explora Sacred Valley Knowmad

Unless stated otherwise, the images or videos used in this blog post belong to Explora The Sacred Valley is often overlooked; sometimes folded into itineraries as a region to traverse on your way to the infamous Machu Picchu or merely a place to acclimatize before a trek on the Inca Trail. Truly the cultural and

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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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