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 discover things to see, what to eat, and where to sleep in Riobamba, Ecuador.
Inside the annual Alasitas Market in La Paz, Bolivia where Andean traditions are celebrated and big dreams come in small packages.
Our city travel guide to Otavalo, Ecuador reveals what to do (skip the famous market), what to eat, and where to sleep.
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.
The weekly outdoor food market and All Souls' Day observances in Juayúa, along the Ruta de las Flores in El Salvador.