Guide to Arranging Taxis in Cusco and Lima Peru

Guide to Arranging Taxis in Cusco and Lima Peru

Thanks to Machu Picchu, Lima, Peru is home to one of the busiest airports in South America. Visitors from Europe, United States, Australasia, and all corners of the planet flock to Lima by air on their way to the Andes Mountains.…

Machu Picchu Concierge-Level Service for All Budgets

Machu Picchu Concierge-Level Service for All Budgets

Let's say you are a DIY traveler. There's nothing wrong with that.  Lots of people enjoy the process of researching, selecting and reserving flights, hotels, lodges and other services on their way to destinations in South America,…

Foodie Vacations in South America

Foodie Vacations in South America

Experience the best culinary trips In Peru and Ecuador: two of the best little foodie vacations you never heard of Eat. Drink. Be merry. On your next vacation. Food adventures in South America are hot! Peru has emerged as one…

Travel Insurance for US residents: What you need to know

Travel Insurance for US residents: What you need to know

Do you have to buy travel insurance? Unless you're traveling to a country that requires foreigners to show proof of medical insurance when entering, most independent travelers are not required to buy insurance. Some tour operators…

Peru has it all: World's Best Cuisine & Machu Picchu

Peru has it all: World's Best Cuisine & Machu Picchu

Peru has done it again. For the 6th year in a row, this little "developing country that could" has topped the list of leading culinary destinations at the World Travel Awards (WTA). By an online voting process, people from around…

Best Machu Picchu Adventure Trips for Millennials

Best Machu Picchu Adventure Trips for Millennials

Millennial travelers may be defined by a certain age range, but these trips are perfect for energetic, adventure-seeking travelers of all ages. Adios Adventure Travel is the real deal. A small tour operator who organizes hands-on…

Machu Picchu: guide to Mosquitoes and Biting Insects

Machu Picchu: guide to Mosquitoes and Biting Insects

What should travelers going to Machu Picchu know about biting insects? Although Machu Picchu (8000 ft) is well above the 6500 foot altitude threshold for exposure to mosquitoes, it's still possible for a few of the little buggers…

Important Update: 2018 Inca Trail Permit Availability

Important Update: 2018 Inca Trail Permit Availability

Inca Trail permits were released beginning the week of October 2, 2017.   In previous years, permits went on sale in early January, although last year, they were released in mid-December 2016, for the 2017 hiking season.  Groups…

Dreaming of A Trip to Machu Picchu? 6 Strategies to Make it Happen

Dreaming of A Trip to Machu Picchu? 6 Strategies to Make it Happen

You want it. But that trip of a lifetime to Machu Picchu seems out of your grasp.  Are you overwhelmed by the obstacles?  Not enough time or money, and maybe you're out of shape.  The worries will be there no matter what. Here…

Travel to Machu Picchu for the Ultimate Team-Building Trip

Travel to Machu Picchu for the Ultimate Team-Building Trip

Bring your employees to Peru for training, community service and rejuvenation. Not to mention a little side trip to Machu Picchu! Team-building does not have to be boring. We can't think of a better way to get the attention of…