8 Amazing Things to Do in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks!Peru is full of amazing wonders, particularly if you love mother nature and the great outdoors. After spending three months traveling across the length of the country from north to south, there are a number …

Mountain Climbing in Peru – Yanapaccha in the Cordillera Blanca

I knew there was no way I could go to Huaraz without doing a little mountain climbing in Peru and putting in an attempt in the Cordillera Blanca. To date, my highest summit remained Mount Whitney via the East Buttress route, although I’d trekked up to higher altitudes in the Colombian Andes. When it comes to mountain climbing, I’m somewhat …

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61 Amazing Things to Do in Peru

Are you trying to plan a trip to Peru? Well, we finally wrapped our trip to Peru, which consisted of an incredible three months (89 days) of traveling and road tripping through the country from north to south – and I must say, this country should definitely be on your list of places to visit. While there are about a …

How to Get to Machu Picchu – Deciphering the Many Options

Machu Picchu is a must visit if you going to Peru. It is, after all, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World! It can be confusing at times though to try and figure out how to get to Machu Picchu, especially since there are so many different ways to arrive. Many people think that the only way to …

What You Should Know About Driving to Machu Picchu by Car

Machu Picchu is probably Peru’s most famous attraction, and certainly one of the top things to do in Peru. So, there’s absolutely no way we could drive all the way from Seattle and not stop to see these famous Inca ruins. But wait, I already here you asking, “can you drive to Machu Picchu?” Well, here’s the truth about how …

How Much Does it Cost to Travel the World?

People always want to know how much does it cost to travel the world and how on earth I’ve managed to travel for so long and to avoid getting a “real” job. Many people have the misconception that long-term travel is expensive, that it is more akin to a vacation — but that is most definitely not the case! Actually, …

Hiking to the Stunning Laguna 69 in Peru and How to Avoid the Crowds

Peru is a hiker’s dream, especially along the Cordillera Blanca near the city of Huaraz (the most common point of departure for nearby mountain adventures), and the Laguna 69 hike in Peru is beyond a doubt one of the best day hikes in the area. Laguna 69 was a place I knew I had to visit before I’d even set …

How to Visit Machu Picchu on a Budget (The Actual Cheapest Way)

Machu Picchu! The most famous and heavily trafficked ruins in all of the Americas. For many, this place is the crown jewel of their travels through South America, but brace yourself because Machu Picchu isn’t cheap, but here’s how to visit Machu Picchu on a budget. There are many different ways to get to Machu Picchu depending on your time …