Machu Picchu #happyplace

Macchu Picchu, a 15th-century Inca site, was build at the height of the Inca Empire.  Although it was abandoned 100 years later during the Spanish Conquest, it now stands as a picturesque landscape and hotspot for travelers.  We wanted to give a special thanks to all of our users who sent BEAUTIFUL pictures of Machu Picchu, Peru!

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Find Your #happyplace in South America


Many travel to South America to find their #happyplace. For some, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the peaks of Machu Picchu. For others, it’s a trip home to mother’s cooking. You can learn the dance of love in Argentina or party hard in Brazil, known for the celebration of Carnival and bikini-filled beaches. You can visit ancient cities in Peru or experience modern development in Brazil. And don’t forget to eat! The local cuisine varies by country, region, and even city, so be sure to eat local and experience it all! (more…)

Happy Hour Sale May 16th!

Looking to experience the adventure of a lifetime? For one day only StudentUniverse is offering an additional 25% off four select tours. Check the Happy Hour Salepage starting at 10am (EST) on May 16, 2013 for the revealing and your chance to book. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation or immersion in a local culture, these tours are sure to exceed all expectations.  You only live once so take advantage of the opportunity to see the world from a new perspective while you can! (more…)