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15 Peru Highlights – The BEST Things to do in Peru

landscape shot of the Tres Lagunas on the huayhuash circuit in Peru

Out of the hundreds of amazing things to see and do in Peru I’ve narrowed it down to the top 15 Peru highlights. In this blog you’ll find a range Read more…


22 Things to do in Guatape, Colombia (and other important info for visiting!)

The guatape sign in Guatape, Colombia

If you’re visiting Medellin then a side trip to Guatape is a must! Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Guatape, Colombia including the best things to do, how Read more…


19 Amazing Things to do in Miraflores, Peru

Miraflores in Lima, Peru

Miraflores, Peru is a beautiful area in Lima with tons to offer visitors. Here’s everything you need to know about Miraflores including 19 amazing things to do in Miraflores, Peru! Read more…


What You NEED to Know about Trekking in Peru

lake and mountain view while trekking in peru

Trekking in Peru is one of the most popular activities for tourists. However, there are a few things you need to be aware of before tackling Peru’s challenging treks including Read more…


Cusco Backpackers – 5 BEST Hostels in Cusco for those on a Budget!

Panoramic shot of Cusco, Peru

This blog is for backpackers in Cusco who are looking for great budget hostels! After spending 4 weeks in Cusco (and staying at nearly a dozen hostels) we’ve narrowed down Read more…


Should You Hike Machu Picchu Mountain? Know Before You Go!

A zoomed in shot of Machu Picchu from Machu Picchu Mountain

Here’s everything you NEED to know about Machu Picchu Mountain. This blog should answer all of your questions about this Machu Picchu add-on as well as help you decide if Read more…


Salkantay Trek Review: The TRUTH about the Salkantay Trek, Peru

Standing at a lake on the Salkantay Trek

Trying to decide on a hike to Machu Picchu? Well, this blog is our honest Salkantay Trek review which includes all of the information you need to know to decide Read more…


Colca Canyon Tours: How to Book & What to Expect

Staring into the Colca Canyon in Peru

You can hike the Colca Canyon in Peru either independently or on a guided tour. We went on a tour, and loved it! So in this blog, we reveal what Read more…


ULTIMATE Guide to Huaraz, Peru – Hikes, the city, and more!

landscape shot of the Tres Lagunas on the huayhuash circuit in Peru

This is our complete guide to Huaraz, Peru including a ton of information on the best hikes in Huaraz as well as how to best enjoy the city itself (other Read more…


BEST Areas to Stay in Buenos Aires (for Tourist Attractions and Safety!)

The colorful streets of La Boca, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a huge city and choosing where to stay as a tourist can be confusing! This blog is guest post written by Laura Otero who used to live Read more…