Ecuador’s Cloud Forest Retreat, Where Wilderness Meets Luxury

In Ecuador, nature meets luxury at Mashpi Jungle Lodge, a breathtaking boutique hotel in the cloud forests of Ecuadorian Chocó, one of the planet’s biodiversity hotspots. With floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows throughout, nothing competes with nature here. You might catch sight of a howler monkey while soaking in the indoor jacuzzi, or wake up to the […]

New Nazca Lines Discovered

A pilot flying over the Nazca desert after a recent sandstorm spotted geoglyphs that have never been seen before! What are the Nazca Lines? First discovered in 1935 in southern Peru, the Nazca lines are near the town of Nazca, about 4 hours by road from the Peruvian capital of Lima. They include over 650 […]

RECIPE: Pollo a la Brasa

This great rotisserie chicken recipe has become hugely popular throughout both North and South America. Known by the names of Super Chicken, Pollo a la Brasa, or Peruvian Chicken, this is a tasty way to make a succulent dish with enough flavour to satisfy anyone, but mild enough for everyone. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes […]

KYOTO UNLOCKED: Finding the Sights and Symbols of Japan’s Imperial Capital

Japan is full of beautiful cities, each with their own parks, gardens, shrines, temples, and history. However, there is something quite special about Kyoto. This old, imperial capital feels like the Japan of our imaginations, condensed into one fascinating, mid-sized city. With the exception of Tokyo, Kyoto is the most famous of Japan’s cities, the […]