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Review: 2 Days / 1 Night Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Is the 2-Days / 1-Night Inca Trail to Machu Picchu really worth the hike? Or, should you just go for the full 4-days trek and experience the full fat version of the trail? Last week, I managed to get out from

Food Day Tour Lima Peru: Urban Kitchen

By Jason Kearney Lima is my home city now, and so I am always interested to see what new things are happening here on the food scene. The city has been catapulted to a world stage in the past number of

Machu Picchu: New Entrance Rules, July 01, 2017

On Thursday April 27, 2017, Peru’s Ministry of Culture announced the new entrance rules for visiting Machu Picchu. The new Ministerial Resolution No. 070-2007-MC, was first published in February 21, 2017, in the El Peruano, a newspaper which is used by
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Airport Express Lima

Jorge Chavez airport runs 24/7 and is always bustling with locals and visitors. When leaving Lima airport or any airport can be an overwhelming experience if you do not speak the language or have transportation booked in advance. As soon as
Safe Bus Travel in Peru

Peru Hop: The Intelligent Way to Travel in Peru

Who are Peru Hop (in 100 Words!) Peru Hop is a stress-free way of traveling through Peru which allows passenger to explore at their own pace and see the hidden gems that most tourists completely miss. Their bus ride experience includes,
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What is Customary to Tip in Peru?

It seems to be a question that my clients are asking a lot recently, and although I think I have already covered tipping in a previous post, I guess it is about time to write a more up-to-date article on the

The Cola de Mono Zip Line – Santa Teresa: A Review

If you are an adrenaline junkie and are looking to have a few hours of all out hard core fun, then the Cola de Mono Zip Line in Santa Teresa shouldn´t be missed. Here you´ll find information on everything you need

A Memorable Lunch at Astrid & Gaston in Lima

We were delighted when a recent client of ours agreed to write an article on her recent visit to Lima´s premier restaurant Astrid & Gaston. Ranked number 18 in “The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants” list, we were eager to see what

Hiking Pisac Ruins

One of the Sacred Valley’s best archaeological gems is the beautiful Inca ruins at Pisac. Set in the mountainside high above the village of Pisac, the ruins are a must visit for anyone heading to the Sacred Valley. However, unbeknown to

The Eco Quechua Lodge: Hospitality in the Peruvian Jungle

Set on the outskirts of the sleepy town of Santa Teresa and surrounded by lush green rainforest, the Eco Quechua Lodge is a small locally run bed and breakfast with an emphasis on eco-friendly stays. Located on a small hill side