The Best Peru Itinerary for the Trip of a Lifetime (4 Different Options!)

Pisac Peru Sacred Valley Terraces

Peru, located on the western side of South America, is a country that has it all: mountains, deserts, jungles, and beaches. Add to that list ancient Inca ruins and some of the best restaurants in the world, and it’s the perfect bucket list travel destination. In one moment you can be exploring the citadel of Machu … Read more

The 33 Best Things to Do in Lima (With a Special Section on Miraflores!)

Things to Do in Lima Peru Plaza de Armas

Lima, the capital of Peru, is a vibrant city known for its world-famous cuisine and bustling plazas. Lima is also known as El Pulpo (The Octopus) due to its sprawling size. The city is continuously expanding and stretching as the population grows. If you’re headed to Peru to see Machu Picchu, it’s likely that you … Read more

Best Things to See in the Sacred Valley (Full Guide to the Urubamba Valley!)

Pisac Peru Sacred Valley

The Sacred Valley of the Inca, also known as the Urubamba Valley, is one of the top tourist destinations in Peru. This narrow valley extends nearly 70 miles, beginning in the small town of Pisac and eventually reaching the famous citadel of Machu Picchu. The Sacred Valley contains numerous Inca ruins, plenty of ancient terraces … Read more

Amazon River Luxury Cruises: The Best Way to See the Rainforest!

Beautiful flower in the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon River begins in the foothills of the Andes mountains and flows east over 4,000 miles to the Atlantic Ocean. One of the best ways to explore this biodiverse river is by taking a cruise, which will give you the advantage of being able to travel downstream to see very remote areas of the … Read more

How to Visit Iquitos and the Amazon Rainforest (Full guide!)

Visiting the Amazon Rainforest and Iquitos Peru

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the world’s greatest ecological wonders. As far as forests go, it’s absolutely massive. It stretches over 9 countries and covers over two and half million square miles. It’s also been under threat for years. Every second, 1.5 acres of the Amazon Rainforest is destroyed, and one of the best … Read more