As far as tourist hubs in Lima go, Miraflores and Barranco are the two go-tos. Lima, as a whole, is a city that backpackers and other travelers tend to graze over en route to Peru’s sexier destinations. Like many capital cities across the world, it’s kind of a get-in-and-go destination. Everyone needs to go because… Read More Where To Stay in Lima: Miraflores or Barranco?
Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the best things you can do in your life, ever. If you love travel, mountains, and the great outdoors, then even better. The Cordillera Huayhuash deserves to be bumped up to the top of your bucket lists. Immediately. Day 1: Let’s Have Some Fun No trekking today. You leave… Read More Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash In A Nutshell: The Crash Course Guide
The Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the most incredible things I’ve ever done. Eight days of trekking across 130 kilometers of brutal terrain, high altitudes, and exposing yourselves to whatever mayhem Pachamama wants to throw your way. It isn’t easy. It’s even less easy if you get awful weather. During the dry season, many travelers… Read More Should You Do The Cordillera Huayhuash During The Rainy Season?
The hike up to Laguna Churup was one of my favorite day trips that I did during my time in Huaraz. You’ll get an incredible abundance of views, some good practice for higher altitude treks, and best of all, you’ll be back in Huaraz by lunchtime. Laguna Churup’s ideal location only an hour to and… Read More The Ultimate Guide To Hiking Laguna Churup in Huaraz, Peru
Huaraz has no shortage of day trips. With hundreds of mountains, lagunas, and little villages to visit, it is hard to narrow down which ones to do with such little time. Nevado Pastoruri is among the best day trips to take from Huaraz. It is popular because it is one of the more easily accessible… Read More Guide To Pastoruri Glacier: Best Day Trips From Huaraz
Let me start this off by saying that this hike is not for the faint of heart. I struggled monumentally on this hike and consider myself to be a pretty avid hiker. Laguna 69 lies at 4,600 meters above sea level (15,000 feet), meaning that the altitude, weather, and conditions can all play a big… Read More The Complete Guide to Hiking Laguna 69 in Peru
There is an incredibly diverse range of things to do in Trujillo. Whatever your taste may be, Trujillo has got something for you.… Read More The Best Things To Do in Trujillo, Peru
I’ve been to a lot of backpacker havens. You know, those small little towns otherwise unheard of on the tourist trail but for some reason, extremely popular among backpackers. Pai in Thailand, San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, and now Huanchaco, Peru. Huanchaco is the epitome of a backpacker haven. A little town along the… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Huanchaco, Peru
It was about to be my third time in Peru and I was beyond excited. Adventures off the beaten path, immersion in foreign cultures, and we got a dope whip to ride in on the journey down from Vilcabamba, Ecuador to Chachapoyas, Peru. I was about to embark on the adventure that dreams are made… Read More Budgeting For Northern Peru: What To Expect
Internationally, Cajamarca isn’t well-known and lies a bit off of the typical tourist trail. When I visited Cajamarca, I was among maybe a dozen foreigners that I was in my entire time there. Three of those foreigners were other travel friends that I managed to convince to come down. However, Cajamarca appeared to be very… Read More The Best Things To Do in Cajamarca, Peru