Tagged: Peru

Lima airport: The sneakiest scam ever?

There are two things that really piss travellers off: long lines, and wasting money. At Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport, you get both, compliments of what just might be the sneakiest airport scam I’ve ever witnessed.

The Sacred Valley.

A guide to Peru’s mystical Sacred Valley tour

While Machu Picchu may be Peru’s crown jewel, the actual journey to get there is nearly just as jaw-dropping. The Sacred Valley holds an incredible array of Inca ruins, which can all be found along the route leading up to the famed peak.

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Why South America is perfect for backpackers

During a trip to South America I was shocked by the sheer number of travellers who were ‘roughing it’, and quickly came to realize that perhaps the continent is somewhat of a Mecca for budget tourists. Here are five reasons why it’s a fantastic—and popular—option for backpackers.

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What to do in Lima, Peru

Lima is a bustling city with a constant chorus of beeping horns. Fortunately, refuge comes easy thanks to the beautiful coastline. Here are some highlights.