Peru

Machu Picchu and the underrated food and capital of Lima give Peru a unique edge.

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21 Best Things To Do in Lima, Peru

While you may be tempted to breeze right through the Peruvian capital, I’m here to show you that there are numerous things to do in Lima to warrant sticking around for a while. One place that seems to be on everyone’s bucket list these days is Machu Picchu. The ancient city of the Incas is ...
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How To Hike The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

In this guide to trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you’ll learn exactly what to expect, what to pack for the Inca Trail, which tour operator to choose and more. Nick and I hiked the Classic Inca Trail Trek for 5 days and had a very positive experience. You will too — if you’re ...
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21 Best Things to Do in Cusco, Peru

Once upon a time, Cusco was the capital city of the Inca Empire. These days, it’s more like the travel capital of South America. That’s thanks to the city’s proximity to Machu Picchu — one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a major bucket-list item for travellers across the globe.  While you can ...
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Reflections and Highlights: Our 2 Month Trip In Ecuador & Peru

It has been a while since we’ve written a post like this on the blog. Just a good old-fashioned recap of one of our trips. Recently we headed off to explore Ecuador and Peru for almost three months and we had a blast. But why did we choose the countries? Where did we go? What ...