4th Visit to Machu Picchu & each time feels like the first

4th Visit to Machu Picchu & each time feels like the first

It was my 4th visit to Machu Picchu. Someone asked me if I was getting tired of the the place. "No," was my reply. I feel like a virgin visitor every time. The ancient city of the Incas is so vast, that even after 4 visits, I…

How to get from Cruise Ship to Machu Picchu

How to get from Cruise Ship to Machu Picchu

Built by the ancient Incans, Machu Picchu is a world heritage site of epic proportions. High in the Andes Mountains, the logistics to get there are like no other destination on the planet. Link to Machu Picchu News To visit…

How one good deed helped some kids in Peru

How one good deed helped some kids in Peru

The whole thing started with a chair. A run-of-the-mill lazy-boy style lounge chair that my mother-in-law purchased for my father-in-law after he broke his hip. He needed help standing up and the chair had a lift in it. She was…

Ecuador: Best Adventure Trip Ever!

Ecuador: Best Adventure Trip Ever!

Somebody has to do it. Take the kids abroad. So I gathered up 10 mothers & girls and took them on an "adventure of sorts" to Ecuador. I promised it wouldn't hurt. They were reluctant. After all, I was known to take students to…

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…