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Want to stay overnight in a jetliner, a snowcat, or a luxe glass globe dangling off a cliff? You can.

George Watson was on an exploratory scuba dive in a remote lake in the Peruvian Andes when everything that could go wrong suddenly did

‘Rhythms of Peru’ from director Nathaniel Connella features a look at the sights and sounds of this eclectic country

A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Chile, and the list goes on. Through all of their adventures, Peru emerged as one of the couple’s favorites and particularly the Ausangate trek, which led them to the striated Vinicunca Mountains and eventually their next job. The duo has since started the travel business FlashpackerConnect, which leads trips out of Cusco, with the rainbow mountains being their featured trip. Five days of high altitude trekking and you are rewarded with this view. Here, a preview of what you might see along this relatively undiscovered trail.

Whirlpools, piranhas, and malaria don’t even make the list

This year, go beyond Daytona Beach to surf Puerto Rico, fish the Bahamas, or explore an Ecuadorean rainforest. (Don't worry, skiers—there's neck-deep powder here for you, too.)

If you love sleeping under the sky, you should try it in the coziest way possible—within the snug confines of a plush outdoor bed.

Mountains, water, and Incan myths collide in this Peruvian playground.

Climate change is opening up more than ice fields—it's stoking a new tourism economy.

The discovery of a potential new source of the Amazon River sparked a good old-fashioned explorers’ race to be the first to run it

Giant mining companies are tearing up some of the wildest places on earth to feed our hunger for gold. But do we even need it?

Top tips to survive Peru's famous century-old trek

If you plan to get out in an inflatable this season, you’re probably going to have a great time regardless of what body of water you’re cruising. But if you’re looking for the biggest thrills and the most excitement, consider this your go-to list.

Get your life list out—here are some of our all-time favorites

South America contains the Amazon, the Andes, 19,000 miles of coastline, and arguably more adventure than any other continent. So where to start? These ten perfect trips, from exploratory rafting in Peru to skiing in Chile to beach-hopping Brazil.

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