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.
Just as Peru is a land of diverse and delicious cuisines, the country also boasts a wide variety of characteristic beverages for you to try during your trip. From the official national cocktail, to ancient indigenous concoctions, to burgeoning craft beer scenes in Lima and Cusco, there are tons of Peruvian drinks that might tickle your […]
Sometimes surprises when you’re travelling can be good – a delicious meal at a local restaurant or a tip from a local leading to a great off-the-beaten-path site, for example. However, more often than not, travel surprises can be nasty, and as much time as you spend preparing for a trip, it seems they’re sometimes […]
There’s a lot to get excited about when it comes to a Machu Picchu trip, and of course much of it has to do with the ruins themselves. However, a visit to Machu Picchu doesn’t exist in a bubble. It also entails a trip to South America and a trip to Peru more specifically – […]
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 […]