Prepare for your Trip to Peru

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Prepare for your Trip to Peru Peru Festivals 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 in Peru. Make sure you don’t miss out on the party- Check out this list of holidays to see […]

Altitude sickness in Cusco

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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, you may experience what is called altitude sickness, mountain sickness, or sorroche by Peruvians. Changes in elevation affect different […]

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

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5 Exotic Drinks you have to try on your Tripto 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 and the incredible natural beauty, you won’t have to wait for very long to try something new. […]

10 Crops That are More Delicious in Peru

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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 order, these 10 crops come from some of the finest farms, usually free from chemical pesticides and GMOs that many other farmers across the world insist […]

A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Cusco

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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 every day for the same drink. In Spain or Italy, you might have an espresso in the […]

Cost of Life in Cusco

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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 is the equivalent of 3.27 Peruvian soles, and 1 Euro will get you 4.07 soles in Peru. Of […]

The Inca Trinity

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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 culture and history. Learn a bit about the significance of each so you can understand their prevalence and appreciate […]

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 before you see the Inca citadel you came here for. With so many opportunities to learn more about the history, experience the […]

Do It Like A Local: Negotiating and Haggling

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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 converting Soles to Dollars or Euros during every transaction, things can get out of control quickly. Locals are quick to take […]