Awasi: Torres Del Paine’s Newest Patagonia Luxury Lodge

Patagonia Luxury Lodge - Awasi Hotel

Created in 2013, Awasi Patagonia is the new kid in town and their unconventional approach to Patagonia lodges seems to be winning guests over 12 villas at a time with unique design, location and services. Following in the footsteps of its sister lodge, Awasi Atacama, it was given the stamp of approval by Relais & Chateaux, an association of the world’s finest hoteliers. 

Reflections from Peru: A Salkantay Trail, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca Travel Tale

Salkantay Trail Peru Travel Hike
I’ve always felt that more important even than great memories, an amazing trip should leave you with a refreshed perspective and renewed spirit. Traveling to Peru earlier this month for a two-week adventure with a wild group of Texans (mostly) left me with all that and more. Seeing how our group – diverse in ages and many facets – grew closer together throughout the trip was revitalizing and inspiring.

2014 Brazil World Cup Party Inspiration / Caipirinha Recipe

 Brazil capirinha recipe

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, today we are sharing a fun and simple way to bring Brazil home with a simple Caipirinha recipe and World Cup party themed drink flags. 

Book Your 2015 Inca Trail Hike Now & Save Big!

Inca Trail Hike

Dreaming of Hiking the Inca Trail in 2015? Sign Up By the end of the month & Get 2014 Prices

Pricing for the award-winning trip framework Inca Trail and Beyond will be raised for 2015 trips by approximately 10% as hotels, guides, and outfitting services costs increase each year. But for those who are able to plan ahead and book their Inca Trail & Beyond trip prior to June 30th, our 2014 prices will be extended to you, making this already incredible value on an innovative and authentic approach to the Peruvian Southern Highlands and the Inca Trail even better.*

Macalester College Alumni Travel Opportunity

Alumni Travel - Knowmad Adventures

The Macalester College Alumni Association in conjunction with Knowmad Adventures is proud to announce an incredible group trip “Darwin’s Galapagos Islands and Haciendas, Markets and Volcanoes of Ecuador.” This twelve-day trip will highlight incredible Andean landscapes and fascinating indigenous cultures in mainland Ecuador and includes a luxurious 6-day small ship cruise around Darwin’s Galapagos Islands which are full of fascinating endemic species and beautiful volcanic landscapes. Join Director of Alumni Relations Gabrielle Lawrence along with excellent local guides and naturalists as we take the path less traveled for an authentic Ecuador experience and a high-quality expedition cruise in the Galapagos!