Top 10 list of things I'm thankful for when traveling

Top 10 list of things I'm thankful for when traveling

I vow never to take toilet paper for granted again. Or napkins. I found out the hard way that it's customary in Hong Kong to bring your own napkins to restaurants. My Chinese friends picked me up at the airport after 18 hours…

How to travel to Galapagos Island or Hike the Inca Trail for Free

How to travel to Galapagos Island or Hike the Inca Trail for Free

by Vidal Jaquehua - Licensed Peruvian Guide / Co-founder of Adios Adventure Travel The fact that we took a group whose leader went there for free, as you know, it was because she has her group. She had a full size group ready…

Hike the Inca Trail with 0 impact on your wallet

Hike the Inca Trail with 0 impact on your wallet

It's very important that businesses take advantage of seasonal fluctuations in the travel market.  Our company benefits by offering deals on packages that invite people to see our products.  (hopefully, you will go to our website…

Adios Adventure Travel builds relationships with travelers

Adios Adventure Travel builds relationships with travelers

Still reeling from the high energy of the Adventure Travel Expo, we set about following up with our new potential travelers. I sent emails to everyone who handed us a business card or email address. People who had plans to travel…

Adios Adventure Travel at the Washington DC Expo

Adios Adventure Travel at the Washington DC Expo

We had no idea what to expect when we drove up to attend the Adventure Travel Expo at the Washington DC Convention Center.  First, we got lost and Vidal, (who lives in Cusco, doesn't drive and had just arrived in the US for the…

Machu Picchu in 1977

Machu Picchu in 1977

Machu Picchu MemoryBy Bob Fisher  Some moments in time, like the shared revisiting of the past as in "Where were you when...?" are not only enduring but universal in their implications. And then there are individual moments in…

Guess who's coming to Adios Adventure Travel blog?

Guess who's coming to Adios Adventure Travel blog?

99.99999% of the people who started a travel related business, probably started as a traveler. I feel pretty safe in making such a broad, sweeping statement because all the people I have met in this business like to explore new…

Adventure Travel Expo here we come!

Adventure Travel Expo here we come!

Vidal called me from the Newark airport.  He made it through customs and was waiting for his connection to Norfolk, VA.  He remarked about how clean and new everything was. I drove to the airport to meet him and the first place…

Vidal Jaquehua travels to the US for the first time

Vidal Jaquehua travels to the US for the first time

By the time I came to the end of our women's trip to Peru in November, the four of us had bonded with each other, and with Vidal.  We were friends. As friends, we talked about everything; our personal lives, our businesses, our…

Puno: gateway to Lake Titicaca

Puno: gateway to Lake Titicaca

The super high-altitude city of Puno is a fascinating gateway to Lake Titicaca and offers locally run restaurants and comfortable hotels. Immersion into the local culture is instant. If you don't speak Spanish, you may find yourself…