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Surprising Peru

**We’re now publishing full feature articles from WildJunket Magazine! Here is a Travel Guide article about Peru by our contributor Esme Fox. From the mystical peaks of the Andes to the verdant Amazon rainforest, Peru defies all expectations with a mix of ancient ruins, colonial cities and endless opportunities for adventure.  By Esme Fox | Originally published [...]

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Read WildJunket Magazine Issue #4 for FREE this week!

The issue is no longer available for free. You can still buy the issue here or read a preview of it on our magazine page. Thanks for your support! *** In this issue, we have gathered a very diverse mix of stories from various corners of the world: with a cover feature on tracking grizzly [...]

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Famous Walls Around the World

Walls of Ávila, Spain

Walls are meant to stand the test of time, and often more precisely: invaders and trespassers. In this case, we’re going to take you on a journey around the world, visiting some of the most impenetrable barriers, as well as a few sacred and even eccentric ones in between. 1. Walls of Ávila  Ávila’s Romanesque [...]

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Race through South America on the Inca Rally

Inca Rally

Of all the trips we took in the last few decades, our 4-month jaunt through South America was definitely one of the most action-packed journeys we’ve taken. With the world’s biggest rainforest, second highest mountain range and some of the most remote and exotic islands in the world; it is a continent built for adventure. [...]

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Natural Wonders of Peru: From Forests to Canyons

This is a sponsored guest post by Virgin Holidays. Peru is home to the famed monuments of Machu Picchu and to the vibrant capital city of Lima. Both of these places are beautiful and intriguing in their own right, but it is the breathtaking beauty of Peru’s natural wonders that are the true treasures of [...]

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5 Popular Gap Year Destinations

Great Ocean Road, Australia

// This is a guest post by James of Skyscanner. Taking a year out whether from work or university to explore the world can be a rewarding and enriching experience. Regardless of your age, a gap year can result in life-changing experiences and new perspectives in life. If you’re restless, unmotivated and lack passion for [...]

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Cusco, Peru

Girls in colorful dresses in Cusco, Peru.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Lima, Peru

The shimmering night lights of Lima, Peru.

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Off the Beaten Trail: 6 Unconventional Treks

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// Since I last wrote about 7 of the Best Trekking Destinations in the world, I’ve had many more trekking suggestions from readers and expert trekkers/climbers. Several of these treks are extremely challenging and clearly off the beaten path. Since part of the thrills of adventure travel comes from seeking unexplored corners of the earth, [...]

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Top 7 Destinations for Photography Enthusiasts

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// As a photography enthusiast myself, capturing the beauty of a place is essential during my travels, especially if I have a story to go with it. Of all the striking travel destinations in the world, those ideal for photography often stand out for the natural blend of colors, nature and sunlight. Based on my [...]

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7 of the Best Trekking Destinations

// To journey beyond travel, add a tinge of adventure and the voyage becomes an incredible one. We’re no experts at trekking but from our past experiences journeying through Australia and South America, we found ourselves delving deep into the back country and thoroughly enjoying it. Whether you are ice-climbing in Patagonia or trekking through [...]

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10 Unique Transport Modes Around the World

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Sailing on an ancient junk boat in Vietnam, riding a rickshaw in Japan or seeing the pyramids on camels – there are thousands of strange and oddly intriguing forms of transportation around the world. Inspired by my hero Charley Boorman who travelled from Ireland to Sydney using 112 modes of transport on TV series ‘By Any [...]

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Top 6 Destinations for Cultural Immersion

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// There are so many ways to travel. Whether you’re on a culinary tour around Italy, or ice-climbing in Patagonia, different travelers have their own style of travelling.  A cultural immersion often allows you to delve deeper into the soul of a country than a weekend holidaymaker usually would. Instead of standard sight-seeing, visitors would [...]

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Traveling In South America: A Quick Guide

SouthAmerica Route

// Almost four months have passed since we started traversing the roads of South America, starting from Buenos Aires, Argentina all the way to Quito, Ecuador. In that short period of time, we went whitewater rafting, came face-to-face with modern day dinosaurs, raced up Macchu Picchu and almost froze to death in the Uyuni Salt [...]

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Photoblog: Symbol of Peru – Macchu Picchu

Macchu Picchu

// A symbol of Peru, there is something about Macchu Picchu that makes everyone so drawn to it. A sense of mystery, a secret location in the midst of steep mountains, or its Inca origins – it remains an enigmatic magnet that attracts many to Peru each year. Travelling overland from Bolivia to Peru, the [...]

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