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10 Things You Have To Do In Cusco, Peru
10 Things You Have To Do In Cusco, Peru

The old capital of the Inca empire is a must visit Peru. This historical city gained UNESCO heritage in 1983 and it is easy to understand why. Here is a list of 10 things you have to do in Cusco, Peru. 1.Do the Free...

Top 8 Places to Visit in the Sacred Valley, Peru

Travel in the footsteps of the Inca in the Sacred Valley in Peru. Machu Picchu is not the only place you can visit in the Sacred Valley. There are plenty of archaeological sites around the Cusco region. Here are the top 8 places to visit...

Taquile Island-A Must-Visit In Titicaca, Peru

Taquile island is a long, but small island on the Peruvian side of Titicaca lake. It is 35 km from Puno and takes roughly two-three hours to get there by boat, but depending on the speed. The Taquile scenery almost reminds you of being...

Amantani
Amantani – A Must-Visit In Titicaca, Peru

Amantani is an island 2 hours from Puno. It is the largest island on the Peruvian side. There are no cars or no hotels on the Amantani. Amantani reaches 4150 meters above sea level, and by that, it shouldn't be the first place you visit unless...

Staying at Khantati Floating Island in Titicaca, Peru
Why You Should Visit Titicaca On Your Trip To Peru

Titicaca lake is on the border of Peru and Bolivia. It is also the largest lake in South America. There are 6 major islands and they all are unique in their own way.  On the Peruvian side, you can visit The Uros floating islands, Amantani and Taquile....

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Puno in Peru

Puno is located in the southeast of Peru. It is the city that is located closest to Titicaca on the Peruvian side and it is close to the Uros Islands. Puno is Almost 4000 meters above sea level (12,556 feet). Here is what to expect of Puno.  What...

Huayna Picchu - Is It Really Worth it?
Huayna Picchu – Is It Really Worth it?

Huayna Picchu (Wayna Picchu) is the tall mountain in the background of the iconic Machu Picchu photos. It is a steep hike but a rewarding view at the top. It is called the Stairs of Death and listed one of the most dangerous hikes in...

23 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Peru
23 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Peru

  Peru might be one of the most interesting places you can visit. Peru is the home of one of the Seven Wonders Machu Picchu which was the Inca citadel the colonisers never found and destroyed. You can also discover the UNESCO heritage listed city Cusco...

Where to Eat and Drink in Cusco, Peru
Where to Eat and Drink in Cusco, Peru

Some of the best restaurants in Peru are found in Cusco. You can find anything from traditional Peruvian food, Ceviche, Italian and hamburgers. A golden tip here is to not order a huge plate. The reason is that it is hard to digest because of the...

Staying at Khantati Floating Island in Titicaca, Peru
Staying at Khantati Floating Island in Titicaca, Peru

  Khantati Island is an own island on the Uros floating Islands in Titicaca. Titicaca is a lake on the border of Peru and Bolivia. The lake is around 3800 meters above sea level and there are multiple different islands in Titicaca. The closest ones to...

How To Get The Most Out Of A Trip To Machu Picchu
How To Get The Most Out Of A Trip To Machu Picchu

Many people have Machu Picchu on their bucket list. Visiting the breathtaking Inca citadel that the Spanish conquerors never found is an incredible experience. You want it to be perfect and you don't want to regret this and that. Here are my best tips on...

What To Pack For A Trip To Peru
What To Pack For A Trip To Peru

Peru is on the bucket list of many. Most of us have seen pictures of Machu Pichu and are generally fascinated by the Peruvian culture. It is important to know what to pack for Peru as it has varied climate and you don't want to...