Three travelers trekking in the Andes along the Salcantay route to Machu Pichhu.

A Beginners’ Guide to Trekking Peru

Peru is one of the world’s top trekking destinations, and the Inca Trail is Peru’s number one trek. Here’s how to get started planning, the best times to go, and other practicalities.

A group of young people covered from head to toe in grey mud.

Festivals in South Korea: Cause for Celebration

South Koreans never need much of an excuse for a party, and the country’s calendar is crammed with festivals celebrating historical events, esteemed local produce, and even just the existence of a few places. Here’s a list of a few of the higher-profile annual events.

Up angle shot of a mountain biker getting air from a jump.

Plan a Trip to Whistler, BC

Magnificent snowcapped peaks, dense green forests, transparent lakes, sparkling rivers, and an upmarket, cosmopolitan village right in the middle of it all: Welcome to Whistler, one of the world’s great resort towns.

The Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway provides dazzling views of fall foliage.

Falling for Foliage in Maine

The timing of Maine’s fall foliage owes much to the summer weather that precedes it, and so does the quality (although the annual spectacle never disappoints).