Travel News: 16 Reasons to Travel This October

The buzziest happenings in the world of travel this month.

Richard James Taylor / Belmond
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Book Now: Belmond’s New South American Train

Next May, guests will be able to experience the luxury of rail travel in South America when Belmond debuts the continent’s first luxury sleeper train. Belmond Andean Explorer will journey throughout the Peruvian Andes, making it one of the highest train journeys on earth. Cabins come in double, twin, and bunk bed configurations, each with its own ensuite bathroom, and are decorated with hand-woven fabrics and Alpaca wool throws. Two elegant dining cars will showcase the bounty of the Andes and an open-air observation car allows travelers to take in breathtaking vistas while sipping Pisco Sours. One-night and two night itineraries will run from Cusco to Lake Titicaca and in reverse, with stops to explore the Colca Canyon and UNESCO World Heritage site, Arequipa. One-night trip from $462; two-night trips from $1,283;