Planning a trip to Peru? Wondering where you should stay? We’re here to break down all of the options for you, from the popular hostels to world-class luxury. Let’s take a look: Hostels: Peru is a backpacker’s paradise, and there are no shortages of hostels in backpacking hubs, like Lima, Arequipa, Cusco, and Mancora. Hostels in […]
Because of its role as an international tourism destination, it’s totally possible to visit Machu Picchu without speaking a lick of Spanish at all — let alone any specifically Peruvian words. However, there’s no denying that the ability to communicate with the local people will only make your Peruvian adventure more fulfilling. If you’re new […]
Cuzco, (or Cusco / Qosqo) is situated in the heart of the Inca empire, high in the Peruvian Andes, and is for most, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Often referred to as a fortress are believed to have been built for protection, but also as a site for ritual ceremonies.