There are no tchotchkes at the Guamote market in Ecuador where the needs of the locals--from hats to guinea pigs--are sold and the bargaining is serious.
Use our city travel guide to find things to see, what to eat, and where to sleep in Riobamba, Ecuador.
Inside the annual Alasita Market in La Paz, Bolivia where Andean traditions are celebrated and big dreams come in small packages.
Use our city travel guide to plan your trip to Otavalo, Ecuador including what to do (skip the famous market), what to eat (including world-class pie), and where to sleep (from budget to spendy).
Textile making, hat weaving, and filigree jewelry traditions are being kept alive by artisans you can visit on the handicraft trail near Cuenca, Ecuador.
Every week, the Guambiano people come to Silvia, Colombia to buy and sell in a fascinating traditional local market that is blessedly free of cheap souvenirs.
Nicaragua's Pueblos Blancos are known for white churches, handicrafts, an annual festival involving bull penises, and some great street food.
Our city travel guide is full of 17 surprising reasons--including boutique hotels, great meals, roller derby girls, museums, and more--to spend time in San Jose Costa Rica.