A Short Guide To Barranco, Lima

Barranco Lima

The bohemian neighborhood of Barranco offers up the chance to see a particularly cool side of Lima. This fashionable district is a hipster hub with a long list of cultural sites for visitors to discover and learn about – and plenty of entertainment besides. Many streets in romantic Barranco are daubed with colorful murals; in … Read more

13 Best Things To Do In Miraflores Peru

things to do in Miraflores Peru

One of Lima’s “social bubbles”, the bustling district of Miraflores is an upscale neighborhood full of dining, department stores, and nightclubs. The district is situated just south of Lima’s downtown, and also features a strip of its own shoreline; beaches here get busy in the summer months. While it’s full of all this modern entertainment, … Read more

The Best Guide To Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

Tambopata National Reserve

Visiting the Amazon Rainforest is an incredible experience. While this vast stretch of wilderness is most commonly associated with Brazil, it actually extends into several different South American nations, and Peru is one of these, of course. There are several different places where you can get a taste of the Amazon in Peru. The most … Read more

7 Best Restaurants In Cusco

best restaurants in cusco

Whatever your taste and budget is, you won’t have trouble finding some excellent places to eat in Cusco. Whether you are looking for some healthy options or want to load on carbs before going on a long-distance hike; whether you want a taste of local cuisine or something a bit more international; whether you fancy … Read more

A Guide To Visiting Sillustani, Puno: 9 Best Things To Know

Sillustani Puno

During my last trip to Peru, I finally got to visit Sillustani, one of the most unique sites in the country. The main feature of this pre-Incan site are the huge cylindrical tombs – tower looking burial structures that are among the most impressive heritage left by the Colla people that once lived in the … Read more

How To Get To Machu Picchu

how to get to Machu Picchu

Millions of people make their way to Machu Picchu every year. Situated in the Urubamba Valley, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by the Incas, consisting of intricate buildings made of stones and agricultural terraces. This is Peru’s most famous landmark and tourist attraction, and draws visitors from all over the globe to see … Read more

The Best Inca Trail Packing List

Inca Trail Packing List Huayna Picchu hike

Are you planning on walking the Inca Trail? That’s great news, and I am really happy for you. This really is a once in a lifetime experience, that you will remember forever. I did it twice (once actually very recently), and I’d do it again in a heartbeat. If hiking the Inca Trail is in … Read more

How To Get Machu Picchu Tickets

Machu Picchu tickets Peru itinerary

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