Families are the original brainteasers. Their individual parts can be combined in many ways, but they don’t always fit together perfectly. It takes time and energy to sort out who connects best with whom… all the more so when a family is traveling and spending much more time than usual in one another’s company.

Peru is a magical land of stunning contrasts. It’s a country with bustling cities (such as Cusco, Trujillo and Lima) and remote natural wonders (including Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon and the Amazon).

It’s a country with thriving culture, ranging from the Quechua of the Andes Mountains to the innovative chefs who led to Peru being named the World’s Leading Culinary Destination for the fourth straight year at the World Travel Awards.

From The Jungle Book to The Life of Pi, tigers have always held a magical, mystical place in our collective imagination. Their ninja-like stealth, impressive hunting prowess, and sheer size (up to 10 feet from nose to tail, weighing up to 570 pounds) make them a fearsome presence rivaled only by African lions.
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Somewhere around 3.5 million international trips are taken each year for the sole purpose of bird watching. Every year more than 20 million Americans go on bird watching tours, spending upwards of three billion dollars. Yep, you read that right. BILLION.
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Seeing the Panama Canal is a dream for many guests on IE'’s Panama tours. Here are four interesting facts that you may not know about one of mankind’'s greatest feats of engineering.

“Today more than ever animals in Africa are persecuted by greedy men in search for ivory, rhino horn, lions’ bones, bush-meat, skins, trophies to hang on the wall, and souvenir pictures."

Ecotourism has become far more than a simple buzzword for the travel industry. Individual travelers and industry operators alike are adopting the principles of responsible travel at an increasingly greater pace. As they do so, the benefits of ecotourism to the natural environment are becoming increasingly obvious.

Traveling with children is fun, engaging and I believe a true gift to your children’s development. The incredible amount of knowledge and understanding they get from the experience will prepare them to become responsible global citizens. I’m talking about experiences like the ones below, which we were lucky enough to enjoy with our young children.

September 01, 2016

Top 5 Things To Do In India

India is a vastly diverse country that pulses with cultural tones ranging from ancient rituals to modern metros. Because the country is so large – 1,269,346 square miles, to be precise – there are an incredible number of things to do on an India tour beyond major tourist attractions such as the Ganges River, Goa and Taj Mahal.

When most people think of Patagonia, the first things that come to mind are stunning scenic vistas, dramatic mountain landscapes and mammals such as foxes, guanacos and pumas.

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