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

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 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

A Useful Guide To Hiking Laguna Humantay

Laguna Humantay

Laguna Humantay is a stunning glacial lake surrounded by dramatic mountain peaks that can be visited on day trips from Cusco or as part of the very challenging Salkantay trek. The Laguna Humantay is famed for its bright turquoise color with a backdrop of often snow capped mountains, and easily one of the most breathtaking … Read more

A Quick Guide To Ollantaytambo Peru

Ollantaytambo Peru day trips from Cusco

Easily my favorite town in the Sacred Valley of Peru, Ollantaytambo is just a couple of hours drive from Cusco. Most travelers only spend a few hours there, usually visiting on day trips around the Sacred Valley before either returning to Cusco or continuing to Aguas Calientes, from where they then visit Machu Picchu. It’s … Read more

12 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

The Best Things To Do In Peru

things to do in Peru

There are many incredible things to do in Peru. This is one of the best countries to visit in South America, with a lot to offer. You can visit beautiful cities, discover the fantastic culture, see beautiful landscapes and do great adventurous activities. What makes Peru so unique is the fact that you can still … 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