Check it out - here are nine of the most wheelchair-friendly tourist attractions in the world, spanning the globe from USA and Mexico to Singapore and Australia!
It’s as Peruvian as llamas, Machu Picchu, and ceviche and is a drink that many tourists visiting Peru fall in love with. It's the Pisco Sour.
I have been fortunate enough in my life to have had many travel opportunities with my family. From driving across the United States hitting many of the major tourist spots, to spending two weeks in Europe visiting family, I am so blessed. Over the past three years, however, my traveling has been done with my college chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Habitat has granted me trips that I never imagined I would go on, and it allowed me to push my boundaries more than I ever thought I could.
Cuba’s exploding private-restaurant sector is bursting with flavor, as relaxed government regulations and innovative chefs come together to serve up the island’s gastronomic glasnost. You can thank the paladares—literally, “palates.” In just five years, these privately owned eateries, usually run out of the owner’s house, have sprouted all over Havana and other cities.
Hola (hello) and bienvenida (welcome) to survival Spanish. Here are a few tips to get you through your next visit to Latin America!
I see it over and over again… a tourist arrives in Cusco and gazes in delight at the woman dressed in brightly colored native dress leading a llama. “Wow! Peru is magical! The people are so friendly! I never want to leave!”
When it comes to craftsmanship, Peru is particularly known for its weavings, especially in the Andes. With a culture that is so closely tied to raising llamas and alpacas, it stands to reason that weavings incorporating wool from these animals would be a staple, both for clothing as well as for decoration.
You may not realize it but Earth Day actually first came into being as far back as 1970. While that might seem a long time for modern societies that want quick fixes and magic bullets, when compared to the history of the Peruvian Andes, it’s practically a nanosecond.
The water was dimpled by rising carp, and a breeze sprinkled flower petals onto the surface. Under the shade of a big Ficus tree it felt ten degrees cooler than on the street. Strolling the moat side walkway under the ancient fortifications is the easiest way to navigate Chiang Mai. Measuring slightly over one kilometer per side, the square moat is the fulcrum of the city’s many festive parades and processions.
Despite the fact that Peruvian cuisine has become more and more recognized in the world gastronomic scene, some of the best restaurants in Cusco offer international fare. While the local dishes are delicious, it’s well worth giving some of these tastes from other lands a try while you’re here.