Peru is possibly my favorite country in the world. There is so much diversity in this country. From the Amazon Rainforest to the Pacific Ocean and everything in between, Peru can almost feel like several countries packed into one. Throw in some desert and some of the tallest peaks in South America and you’ve got… Read More 20 Must-Visit Travel Destinations in Peru
Crossing borders is one of the most annoying things about traveling. As an American, one of the most irritating border crossings I’ve ever had to do was the one from Peru to Bolivia. While my British friends were able to sail right through, there was the whole process of me having to apply and receive… Read More What Is The Best Way To Get From Peru To Bolivia?
After traipsing through the south of Peru twice before even scraping the surface of the north, I knew I had to dedicate some time to this often overlooked region of one of my favorite countries in the world. With incredible environments like the Andes, the Amazon, and the Pacific Coast, the north of Peru might… Read More My Top 15 Highlights of Northern Peru
Laguna Paron is one of the most beautiful sights you will see in all of South America. It is a color that is so vibrant and blue that you won’t even believe the pictures that I post in this blog. Driving up to the parking lot of the trailhead, I was actually in awe at… Read More Guide to Laguna Paron: Best Day Trips From Huaraz
One of the most pleasant surprises on this latest trip to Peru was just how much I fell in love with the little town of Pisac. Located just an hour from Cusco, Pisac held a completely different vibe. It was quieter, more peaceful, and nestled in between the mountains of the Sacred Valley. For the… Read More How To Get To Pisac From Cusco
The ruins of Pisac are among the most impressive in Peru. In fact, I’d rank them just a notch below the iconic world wonder of Machu Picchu. My experience at Pisac Archaeological Site rivaled my experience at Machu Picchu. It was much less touristy and boasted just as much incredible beauty. For travelers passing through… Read More The Complete Guide To Pisac Archaeological Site
Peru might not be world-renowned for its nightlife like its other South American neighbors are, but don’t be fooled. The nightlife in Peru is as spicy as its rocoto rellenos. Peruvians love to party, and the nights get pretty lively. After a bender that lasted nearly the entire month of November, I can confirm: Peru knows… Read More The 8 Best Party Cities in Peru
After spending weeks in Cusco, I felt like I needed a change of scenery. Not that I’m not absolutely in love with Cusco, but sometimes, the hustle and bustle of the city can get a bit tiring. I heard amazing things about the Sacred Valley of the Incas, especially the small town of Pisac. As… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Pisac, Peru
I took a peek on Hostelworld prior to my arrival in Cusco just to see what the hostel game was looking like these days. One word. Overwhelming. Cusco is easily one of the world’s best backpacker destinations and hostels have fully taken advantage of this fact. It is nothing short of overwhelming trying to narrow… Read More Which Hostel Should You Stay At In Cusco?
A city tucked away in the mountains of Peru’s Andes, Huaraz is a can’t miss destination in Peru. This is a region of the world that rivals any other mountain meccas out there. Despite its jaw-dropping views and affordable adventures, Huaraz is still relatively untouched by tourism. Most travelers coming to Peru seem to flock… Read More The Backpacker’s Complete Guide to Huaraz, Peru