Swimming with Penguins at Bartolomé Island in the Galápagos

Swimming with Penguins at Bartolomé Island in the Galápagos

A day trip to Bartolomé Island was the top thing on my list for our stay on Isla Santa Cruz. The reason I was so determined to make it there despite the lengthy travel time and the high cost – it was by far our most expensive day trip – was because it...
14 Peru Hikes that Will Blow Your Mind

14 Peru Hikes that Will Blow Your Mind

The best of the best Peru hikes challenge your stamina, but reward you with breathtaking scenery and a chance to view a wide variety of historic sites. The list of best hikes in Peru also includes one of the most famous treks in the entire world – the Inca...
34 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in Peru

34 Bucket List-Worthy Things to Do in Peru

While the majority of visitors have their sights set on Machu Picchu, there are so many more incredible things to do in Peru. You can get your fill of Incan ruins in the Sacred Valley, but don’t miss a chance to see remnants of cultures that pre-date them in...
Our Awesome Sacred Valley Tour from Cusco to Ollantaytambo

Our Awesome Sacred Valley Tour from Cusco to Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is home to some of the most significant Incan ruins in the Sacred Valley, and it’s also a great place to catch the train to Machu Picchu. We knew we wanted to visit the ruins here, and found the perfect private tour from Cusco to Ollantaytambo....
Ten Great Things to Do in Cusco

Ten Great Things to Do in Cusco

Cusco is the main hub for visitors on their way to and from Machu Picchu, with flights to its small airport bringing in a steady flow of tourists from around the world. Though Machu Picchu is definitely the main attraction around, I would highly encourage you to spend...
5 Awesome Day Trips from Lima

5 Awesome Day Trips from Lima

Lima is the gateway to Peru for most visitors flying from overseas, and many of them overlook it it as they continue on to places like Machu Picchu. However, it’s well worth spending a few days in the area to explore the capital. While you’re there, if you...