Peru is much more than Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail! Here is our list of the top 20 things to do in Peru beyond this little slice of the country. Peru is one of the world’s most magical countries for reasons that span much further than one (albeit truly incredible) archaeological site. We’ve kept quiet about all the other wonderful things to see and do in Peru, mostly because we’ve had so much to say about Machu Picchu and the surrounding areas/activities.
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 […]
Set your resolution, adjust your white balance, focus, keep still, capture the moment, SNAP! This year we have had an abundance of awesome images sent through by our guests, after every trip we ask our guests to send us some of their favourite photos so we can upload their treasured moments. From this selection, a winner […]
I better start by explaining the term ‘Bee’s knees’… I’ve been doing a bit of reading (and getting a bit distracted!) and apparently in the 1920’s it was fashionable to use nonsense terms to describe something that was all-round awesome, think ‘the snake’s hips’, ‘the kipper’s knickers’, ‘the cat’s whiskers’, ‘the monkey’s eyebrows’ and so on. Of these, […]
Lake Titicaca, situated between Bolivia and Peru is right in the birth place of the ancient Inca Empire. The Inca civilisation revered Lake Titicaca, believing it was the place the Sun God ordered the first Inca to rise from its waters to form the beginnings of the Inca Empire, establishing its position as a sacred place for the Inca people.