Neighborhoods You Must Visit in Lima

Lima is a patchwork of neighborhoods, each one with a distinct character and feel. The more of them that you visit, the more you’ll begin to understand the charm of the City of Kings. In this blog post, we introduce you to five Lima neighborhoods worthy of a stop on your tour of Lima.  ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Using ATM’s in Peru

Chances are your cash supply will run low during your adventure in Peru and you’ll find yourself face-to-face with an ATM, a task that’s not as daunting as you may think. In this blog post, we share everything you need to know about using ATM’s in Peru, from where you can count on finding one...
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My Inca Trail Experience

The Inca Trail is arguably one of the most famous trails to hike in the world and as someone who loves to stray from the beaten path when traveling I was wary that I would find the trail to be a cliched tourist attraction instead of the awe inspiring history filled journey it is promised...
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Where to Stay in Aguas Calientes After Hiking the Inca Trail

Where to stay in Aguas Calientes after four demanding and unforgettable days on the Inca Trail is an important aspect of your trekking experience. Are you the type to splurge on the five-star lodging experience or are you simply after a cozy and clean spot to rest your head after one too many nights in...
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8 Things You Should NOT Do While Traveling Peru

In preparation for your trip to Peru, you’ve probably been focusing all of your attention on what to do in Peru, be it researching treks to Machu Picchu, scouting the depths of TripAdvisor for restaurant recommendations in Lima, or weighing the pros and cons between a trip to Puno or a few days stay in...
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Top 3 Adventurous Ways to Lodge in the Peruvian Amazon

The Amazon is one of the wildest places on earth and the Peruvian Amazon one of the better protected patches of it. As a traveler in the Peruvian Amazon, this translates to greater chances of spotting the thousands of bird, animal, and plant species that call the forest home and the rare opportunity to totally...
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8 Reasons to Visit Peru

One look at a photo of Machu Picchu is likely enough to persuade you to visit Peru, but we’ll go ahead and give you eight more reasons just in case. Whether you’re a staunch historian or an adrenaline junkie, a nature lover or a bit on the woo-woo side, there’s a reason on this list...
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The Top 10 Longest Rivers in Peru

There’s more than the mighty Amazon River flowing through Peru. In fact, Peru’s portion of the Amazon River is surpassed in length by seven other Peruvian waterways. This is good news for those of you planning a trip to Peru for the promise of some river adventure between your ancient ruins exploring and Andes mountain...
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The Best Lakes in Huaraz and the Hikes to Reach Them

The mountains surrounding Huaraz are home to countless turquoise lagoons, many of which can only be reached on foot via a lengthy day hike or multi-day trek. Fortunately, that’s exactly what most travelers in Huaraz are after anyway. Here’s a look at 11 of  the most hike-worthy lakes in Huaraz and the trails that will...
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