Canadian flag flying over the backdrop of the Rockies at Whistler.

Vancouver Road Trip: Driving to Whistler, BC

The Sea-to-Sky Highway, one of western Canada’s most stunning roadways, connects Vancouver to the year-round outdoor mecca of Whistler. Just a two-hour drive, it’s perfect for a day trip or as part of a longer exploration. Local author, Carolyn B. Heller, shares directions and tips for driving to Whistler.

Aguas Calientes. Photo © Aurora Esperanza Angeles Flores/123rf.

Transportation In and Around Machu Picchu

Trekking to Machu Picchu isn’t for everyone (although once you’ve reached the ruins, the only way to get around is by foot). Here’s how to take a train or bus to Aguas Calientes, where there are frequent shuttles available for the last leg of the journey.

Cerro Fitz Roy in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

The Eureka Travel Experience in South America

Travel is about the experience. Travel is authenticity, a connection with the land and its people, and most of all, travel is about taking the time and making the effort to create the perfect trip for you. When it comes to putting an individual touch on trips in South America, nobody does it like Eureka Travel.

Moray Ruins in Peru. Photo © Matyas Rehak/123rf.

Buying the Buleto Turistico: Cusco’s Tourist Ticket

Must-see ruins such as Pisac and Ollantaytambo require this ticket. At first glance, it seems overpriced, but when you consider the total number of sites it covers, it’s worth it. Learn about which sites are included, when to buy your ticket, and more.

Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu behind it. Photo © Tomas Sobek/123rf.

The Best of Machu Picchu in One Week

This eight-day itinerary starts off in the lush surroundings of the Sacred Valley, moves through cloud forests and the magnificent stonework of Machu Picchu, and finishes in Cusco, the Spanish Renaissance city built atop Inca foundations. Check it out!

Police in Lima, Peru. Photo © Oliver Forstner/123rf.

Tips for Travel Safety in Peru

Peru is generally a safe country, so travelers should not feel paranoid. But as in any other place in the world, follow commonsense rules and check out these tips from Ryan Dubé.

Inca Trail carved into the mountainside. Photo © Matyas Rehak/123rf.

Four-Day Trek on the Inca Jungle Trail

The latest route to Machu Picchu is locally known as the Inca Jungle Trail. Author Ryan Dubé shares an itinerary for making this four-day trek that includes biking, hiking, and trains.