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Different ways to get to Machu Picchu

By |2018-11-10T00:37:40+00:00November 9th, 2018|Peru, South America|

Machu Picchu is, hands down, one of the coolest places on the planet. Nestled high in the Andean mountains some eighty miles from Cusco, it's perhaps the most recognizable archaeological site in the world. Machu Picchu was once used as a retreat for the Incan royal family, and the height of the site's occupation was before Spanish contact and [...]

Ultimate List of Best things to do in Lima, Peru

By |2018-11-09T03:07:01+00:00November 1st, 2018|Best Things To Do In, Peru, South America|

Lima has been deemed the gastronomic capital of the Americas. And that's for good reason -- the Peruvian capital city has three of the world's 50 best restaurants. But Lima has so much more to offer than great eats: stunning ocean views, opportunities for unforgettable adventures, and an immersive history seen nowhere else. Look: The city's colonial and pre-Columbian [...]

Ultimate List of Best Things to do in Peru besides visiting Machu Picchu

By |2018-11-09T03:07:15+00:00October 26th, 2018|Best Things To Do In, Peru, South America|

Peru is a stunning country rich in both cultural history and natural wonders. Those looking for the best things to do in Peru will find that the country holds a bit of everything, from sand dunes and dessert caravans to one of a kind ecology and island life and a truly unique cultural heritage. Those familiar with Peru's tourist [...]

Explore Peru with Peru Hop

By |2018-11-09T03:07:32+00:00October 12th, 2018|Peru, South America|

Imagine a bus trip without the hassle, a bus trip where missing a ride or extending your stay in a city for a day (or week!) wouldn't automatically break your budget. Look: Travel around Peru with Peru Hop [---ATOC---][---TAG:h2---] How does it work? Peru Hop, an unorthodox bus tour company founded by two Irish expats who now live in [...]

Ultimate List of Best things to do in Medellín, Colombia

By |2018-10-16T18:27:31+00:00September 26th, 2018|Best Things To Do In, Colombia, South America|

Medellín, Colombia, a city nestled high within the Colombian mountains, has a rich cultural history dating back centuries. It's architecture is stunning, spanning from Spanish colonial to works of modern renown. The city has also received acclaim as an emerging eco-tourism hotspot. Look: But, unfortunately, when most international travellers think of Medellín, they jump to the city's darker past. [...]

Ultimate List of Best things to do in Bogotá, Colombia

By |2018-10-07T00:53:15+00:00August 29th, 2018|Best Things To Do In, Colombia, South America|

Bogotá is the heart of modern Colombia and with 8 million inhabitants the largest and most populated city. It was long time regarded as unsafe for tourists and is now home to a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene, a beautiful colonial quarter with impressive architecture and world-class museums. Look: I have asked a bunch of bloggers about their favorite [...]

Why Colombia Should be Your Next Travel Destination

By |2018-10-07T00:53:08+00:00March 15th, 2018|Best Things To Do In, Colombia, Guestpost, South America|

I just finished travelling around South America for ten months, and besides the fact that the entire experience was incredible, there was one country which really stood out for me - Colombia! Colombia is a country which has managed to shed its previous reputation by welcoming travelers with open arms to explore what is not only a beautiful place, [...]

The Iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

By |2018-09-06T22:54:57+00:00November 17th, 2017|Adventure, Peru, South America, Sponsored Post|

Sponsored Post For many travellers to South America, completing the iconic Inca trail to Machu Picchu is high on the must do list. There is something quite magical, watching the early morning mist disperse and seeing the lost city of the Incas for the first time. Before seeing this magical site travellers trace the footsteps of an ancient civilisation [...]