23 Unmissable Things To Do In Cusco, Peru

things to do in Cusco Peru

Cusco is easily one of the most beautiful cities in Peru – if not in all of South America. The perfect starting point to explore Peru’s Sacred Valley, and a solid base to get accustomed to the altitude before you embark on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu since it’s set at a whopping 3,399 … Read more

The Best Day Trips From Lima

Islas Ballestas tour day trips from Lima

Many people will tell you Lima is not worth visiting, and suggest you should spend at most two nights there to recover from your long flight before moving on to more interesting places in Peru. I disagree with them – in fact, I find Lima to be one of the most interesting, fascinating cities in … Read more

A Guide To Huacachina Sandboarding, Peru

Huacachina sandboarding

A Huacachina sandboarding tour is a lot of fun – even is you aren’t into sandboarding (and actually, even if you don’t really know what that is!). I knew very little about sandboarding, not to mention about Huacaghina, before I visited, but quickly decided to join in the fun when offered the opportunity to do … Read more

Islas Ballestas Tour: A Guide To Visiting The Islas Ballestas

Islas Ballestas tour day trips from Lima

Are you considering taking an Islas Ballestas tour? Then this post is for you! Known as the Galapagos of Peru, or the Poor Man’s Galapagos, the Islas Ballestas (Ballestas Islands in English) are actually much less financially intimidating compared to the islands in Ecuador – though granted, the experience you get is not really the … Read more

A Guide To The Nazca Lines Flight, Peru

things to do in Nazca Peru

A Nazca Lines flight is easily one of the most thrilling things you can do in Peru. I took one with my friends the first time I visited Peru: we boarded the flight unsure what to expect, and actually a bit afraid of having to get on a tiny plane (who’s not afraid of those?) … Read more

A Short Guide To Paracas Peru

Paracas Peru

A small town on the Pacific coast, Paracas, Peru, is often overlooked by travelers who, after leaving Lima, head straight to Huacachina to go sandboarding on the dunes and then continue on to Nazca to fly over the Nazca Lines. However, it’d be a pity to miss Paracas. First of all, there are many more … Read more

11 Unmissable Things To Do In Nazca Peru

things to do in Nazca Peru

While most travelers typically spend just enough time in Nazca to fly over the world famous, UNESCO protected Nazca Lines (after Machu Picchu one of the most visited places in Peru), and then quickly move on to other destinations, there actually are many more things to do in Nazca, Peru. In fact, it may be … Read more

How To Get Machu Picchu Tickets

Machu Picchu tickets

Getting Machu Picchu tickets is easier than you’d imagine. Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world. It’s a super popular destination and receives millions of visitors per year, and so it’s understandable that you can’t just rock up whenever you like, get a ticket, and go in. In fact, as of 2017 the UNESCO … Read more