Category: Travel Tips

My First Jungle Experience in Manu National Park
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October 17, 2017October 25, 2017

My First Jungle Experience in Manu National Park

An Introduction A few months ago, like other young souls, I was compelled to leave my native country, the United States, and explore the world. About three weeks ago, I journeyed to South America and found myself living in Cusco, Peru. After getting used to the basic customs and essential culture of the country, I...

The Best Way to Reach Machu Picchu
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October 17, 2017October 17, 2017

The Best Way to Reach Machu Picchu

There are several routes, roads, and paths leading to the famous Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu. Each one is beautiful in it’s own right and you are sure to hear differing perspectives and opinions about which one is the best. Everyone will have there own opinion, but when it comes to determining the best way...

Machu Picchu Mountain Vs. Huayna Picchu
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October 16, 2017October 17, 2017

Machu Picchu Mountain Vs. Huayna Picchu

I am sure that if you are planning a vacation to Peru, that Machu Picchu is on your agenda. Many people have felt enchanted and mystified by this ancient Inca wonder (it also happens to be one of the New 7 Wonders of the World). However, most people traveling to Peru wanting to exploring this...

Alpacas, Llamas and more!
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September 15, 2016October 6, 2017

Alpacas, Llamas and more!

Let’s talk about camels. Not the ones with humps on their backs, but their Peruvian cousins. You’ve probably heard of llamas and alpacas, common throughout Peru, which are domesticated versions of vicuñas (vi-koo-nyas) and guanacos (gwa-nah-kos). These animals of the Andean landscapes are known by the family name, Camelid, of which also includes camels. In the mountains of...

Facts to Know Before Your Trip to Peru
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August 29, 2015April 10, 2017

Facts to Know Before Your Trip to Peru

Peru is home to jungle, desert, coast and mountains, as well as a great variety of wildlife and insect life. These geographic conditions can present threats that many toursits disregard. Here is some useful advice covering the Peruvian sun, mosquitos and altitude sickness. The Sun – a silent enemy in all of Peru Regardless of the differences...

Strapped For Cash? Check Out These Cheap Peruvian Delights
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January 16, 2015June 20, 2017

Strapped For Cash? Check Out These Cheap Peruvian Delights

Peru is famous of its street food and beverages. Passing through the Peruvian streets you will never be hungry. In a lot of pavements you can find something to eat and something to drink. Among variety of the things which you can buy on the Peruvian street some are healthy, some rather not. For me...

Packing Tips For Your Peruvian Adventure
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December 27, 2014June 20, 2017

Packing Tips For Your Peruvian Adventure

During my preparation for a trip to Peru there was one thing I was completely sure – that I must limit my luggage to one large backpack, in which I can pack up maximum 23 kg. The case is not easy, especially if you go far into the unknown, for several months, but like most...

Preparing For Your Trip to Peru
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December 15, 2014June 20, 2017

Preparing For Your Trip to Peru

If you are planning the trip to Peru or other country in South America, as well as when you are planning to visit other countries, it is always worth it to take care of some important things (about which very often everyone forgets and what can create a lot of problems during our trip). 8 Things...

What’s the Best Value For Money Restaurant in Cusco?
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December 10, 2014June 20, 2017

What’s the Best Value For Money Restaurant in Cusco?

While travelling in a foreign country we usually want to try something local, good and cheap. Peru is a country unique in many aspects. This uniqueness can be discerned among others in the food. Yes, yes, the food in Peru is delicious and definitely different. As a rule, there are a lot of bars and...

Should You Get Vaccinated For Peru?
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December 2, 2014June 20, 2017

Should You Get Vaccinated For Peru?

Personally, I think you have to be vaccinated, even if the vaccinations in the country which you are planning to visit are only recommended, not mandatory. I know some people who travel to Peru without vaccination and have no problems, but I also know those who, due to the lack of vaccination have health complications....

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