Topic: Culture, Art & Design

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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2014 Brazil World Cup Party Inspiration / Caipirinha Recipe

Brazil World Cup Drink

  A couple of years ago, at the end of my study abroad experience in Argentina, I traveled to Rio de Janeiro for 10 days of Brazil beaching bliss. Now, with the World Cup in full swing, I keep catching myself daydreaming about Caipirinhas (Brazil’s national drink), my toes in the sand and the warm ocean air. So,

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Living in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lisa Kellenberger in Buenos Aires Argentina

The phrase study abroad has become such a commonplace in our vocabulary that people tend to skim it in conversation. I can see why, whenever I am asked about Buenos Aires, I respond with “it was amazing!” A short, to the point sentence. I can hardly think of a way to elaborate because in a

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Travel Photography 101

types of photography

Truth: Great photos have very little to do with the camera and almost everything to do with the photographer. Even with the fancy Instagram filters and the handy “enhance” button on iPhoto, it’s the person behind the lens that’s making the difference between a mediocre image and a masterpiece. I’m nowhere near the masterpiece side of

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