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The complex of Raqchi

Todo comenzó cuando el sol viendo el estado penoso de los hombres, creó una pareja de las espumas del Lago Titikaka. Su nombre Manco Capac, el varón, y Mama Ocllo, su esposa…

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Prepare for your Trip to Peru

Celebrate good times! Whether you’re visiting in the middle of rainy season or right at the peak of the high tourist season, there is always something to celebrate…

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What to Expect When Arriving to Cusco

Okay, you’ve disembarked your flight, passed through immigrations, and collected your bag. You have some lef5tover currency from home and a credit card…

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Altitude sickness in Cusco

If you are planning a trip to Cusco, Peru chances are you’ve heard of the high altitude and risk altitude sickness. If you come from low altitude areas closer to sea level…

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5 Exotic Drinks You HAVE to Try on Your Trip To Peru

The culture of Peru is packed to the brim with diversity, and you will likely have no shortage of unique experiences. From the food to the music…

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10 Crops That are More Delicious in Peru

In the Andes regions of Peru there is a plethora of incredible and delicious crops that you have to try to believe they actually taste better. In no particular…

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Essential and Peruvian Spanish

You don’t need to be a fluent Spanish speaker to visit Peru, but of course it is always a good idea to know a bit of the local language. A lot of people in Peru speak both Spanish and English…

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A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Cusco

If you’re like me, there is nothing that gets a day started better than a cup of coffee. In Europe or the USA, coffee cultures are highly unique. In New York, you might go to the same shop…

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Cost of Life in Cusco

Cusco, Peru is one of the cheapest cities in South America to live. Consumer prices including the cost of rent are almost 50% less than in the United States, for example. As of March 2018, 1 USD…

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How is Cusco as a Destination for Digital Nomads?

The world is getting smaller every day, thanks to the technology we have. Most people dream of travel, of visiting faraway places and exploring new cultures. But alas, duty calls, and our travel dreams…

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How To Treat Street Vendors

Since the popularization of Machu Picchu, Peru’s livelihood and fate has been forever linked to tourism. Millions come each year from all over the world to catch a glimpse of the wonder that is Machu Picchu…

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The Inca Trinity

In Peru you will encounter quite a few snakes, pumas, and condors throughout your surroundings. From paintings, sculptures, and nazca lines, to souvenirs, restaurants and bars, these three holy inca symbols remain a respected part of…

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Cusco Bucket List

This little town tucked away in the Andes Mountains is so much more than the way stop to Machu Picchu. Make sure you give yourself some time in this beautiful and culturally-rich city…

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Do It Like A Local: Negotiating and Haggling

Most people don’t consider that they might get ripped off doing simple day to day things. When you don’t know the normal prices and are actively…