South America

How to spend one day in Bogota

In this article you will learn about the best things to do in Bogota whether you are just stopping over on your way to Peru or you’re spending one day in Bogota as a prelude to your Colombia trip. Introduction Where is Bogota Bogota is situated at 2,640 meters above sea level in central...

A detailed guide to Machu Picchu Trip Cost

Always wanted to hike Machu Picchu but not sure whether you can afford it? This article will guide you step by step through Machu Picchu trip cost and will compare the most popular hiking options for you. About Machu Picchu- Facts The city Machu Picchu is located 80 km from Cuzco at 2,430...

Ultimate Machu Picchu Packing List

Machu Picchu trek was one of the best things I’ve ever done! It was a truly magical, spiritual and very emotional experience. It’s one of those places that photos don’t do justice. If you are still considering it, don’t think about it any longer and just do it! If...

Rainbow Mountain Tour Review

Day Trip from Cusco: I admit I may be an obsessive compulsive planner when it comes to my travels. I spend hours researching every detail – itinerary, logistics, activities, accommodation and best eating spots before I decide. With the Rainbow Mountain was different. After reading very...

Top things to do in Cusco

I know, many stay in Cusco only to book onto Machu Picchu trek. But the city itself is charming enough to spend here at least a day or two. Top things to do in Cusco 1. Plaza de las armas It’s the city’s main square. A very good starting point for a day wander. Offers beautiful colonial...

Sandboarding in Huacachina

Huacachina Oasis Huacachina is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. In the past it was a natural oasis formed by tears of legendary mermaid that cried her heart out for her lost love. Today is kept artificially for tourism. It attracts mostly bucket listers to try sand boarding. Hotel...

1 Day in Lima itinerary

We arrived in Lima early morning after 13ish hours on a rather pleasant flight by Avianca completely not knowing what to expect. This was going to be our first day in South America. We dropped our bags at our hotel and rather excited took a metropolitan from Miraflores to the city centre...