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11 Traditional Foods You Need To Try in Peru

Peruvian food is becoming a major player in the gastronomy world. It was recently voted the world’s best cuisine, for the seventh year in a row. Lima, Peru’s capital city,  is often considered the culinary capital of South America. Moreover, two Lima-based restaurants are in the world top 10. Peruvian cuisine is one of contrast […]

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International Women’s Day: Women Changing Travel

The nature of travel inherently celebrates diversity. It requires leaving the comforts of familiar surroundings in search of something new, be it new people, new cultures, or new experiences. So, how is this trait reflected in the way that the industry operates? In terms of the bigger picture, the numbers are promising. Women working in […]

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December Traditions in Medellin

December is one of the best times of the year to visit Medellín. The city is decorated with millions of lights, and the month starts with a bang, literally, as people light off fireworks on the 30th to ring in December. Throughout the month, Colombians get together with family and friends to celebrate, because in […]

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5 Ways of Exercising Mindfulness When Traveling

Discover how to be a mindful traveler. We give you five quick tips on how to take your next adventure up to a new level of moment-awareness, making the whole experience much more rewarding. The Greater Good Magazine at UC Berkeley defines mindfulness as “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and […]

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Slow Tourism: In Praise of Slowing Things Down…

Rediscover the importance of slowing things down, of giving yourself the opportunity to connect what what is around you, of advocating for quality over quantity: accept our invitation to engage in slow tourism An invitation to create positive connections Here at Project Cordillera, we pride ourselves on our social mission: transforming adventure travel and contributing to sustainable, […]

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Top Unexplored National Parks in Colombia

Discover Colombia’s unexplored national parks: we share our tips for an off-the-beaten-track adventure Colombia is a country of wonderful and beautiful contrasts; from huge Andean mountains and tropical jungle to white Caribbean beaches and magical deserts. For their protection, many of these ecological treasures are national parks and many remain unexplored. Why? Well, most are […]

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Colombia: What to Know

Viva Colombia! Colombia is fast on its way to becoming a “must see” as a traveler. 10 years ago Colombia had about 900,000 visitors – last year they had almost 3 million! Colombia has it all: some of the most picturesque old traditional towns, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, breath-taking nature and warm, welcoming people. SPELL IT […]

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Peru: Geography, History and Culture

Before you embark on your trip to Peru, be sure to brush up on your geography, history, and culture. Don’t have a trip planned? Then, you won’t want to miss our latest expeditions to this incredible, captivating country. Geography The Peruvian Andes offer a wide variety of environments. From massive glaciated peaks to sparkling turquoise lakes, ruby-colored […]

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Our Problem with Plastic: Tips for a Plastic Free World

Entering plastic into the news-feed of a search engine makes for woeful reading.   Greenpeace has shockingly stated that 8.3 biillion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the 1950s. The BBC unhappily informs me our production rate continues to accelerate; 8 million tonnes enters our oceans each year, offers the latest soundbite. The stark […]

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Adventure Travel Industry Prioritizes the UN SDGs

Sustainable practices are fundamental to the adventure travel industry, and to help guide sustainable development initiatives the United Nations has identified 17 global Sustainable Development Goals to reach by 2030. The UN has encouraged every organization and individual to take part in the movement to provide a dignified life for all people and a sustainable future […]

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