From the soaring peaks of the Himalayas to mystical Machu Picchu, here are some awe-inspiring hiking spots around the globe to add to your must-see list.
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.
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.
Ranked as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, this awe-inspiring site does not disappoint those who make the long trip into the rainforests of Peru and up the hairpin turns of the mountain to reach the former home of the Incas.
The Uros reed islands are perched on glistening Lake Titicaca, and are built on, well, reeds! Here’s why it’s a must-see for anyone heading to Peru.
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.
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.
Getting around Peru’s capital city isn’t always easy—or safe. Here are some tips for braving the airport, buses and taxis.
Once you’ve decided to make the trek to Peru, the biggest question is how you’ll actually get to the famed peak.
We’re just about ready to welcome in 2014 (where does the time go?!) and that’s given me a chance to look back on the year that was.