12 Best Restaurants in Cusco, Peru

12 Best Restaurants in Cusco, Peru

If you are looking for some tasty food in Peru, then you’re in luck because there are so many tasty cafes and restaurants in Cusco that choosing only 12 is difficult.  If you followed me on Instagram during my time in this adorable Andean city, then you’d have...
Machu Picchu Salkantay Trek without a Guide (or Tent)

Machu Picchu Salkantay Trek without a Guide (or Tent)

Hiking the Salkantay Trek without a guide was one, if not the hardest achievements I’ve ever done physically and mentally.  Needless to say it felt like an amazing accomplishment once completed but to say the journey was easy would be an understatement. It is...
17 Useful Things to Know Before Traveling to Cusco, Peru

17 Useful Things to Know Before Traveling to Cusco, Peru

Cusco, Peru is a city perched in the Andes filled with colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, cute cafes, must eat restaurants and hand made shops.  As one of the most popular destinations in Peru, there are a few things to know before traveling to Cusco. Cusco...
15 Tips to Know Before Trekking the Salkantay Trail

15 Tips to Know Before Trekking the Salkantay Trail

Embarking on a trek that takes you the alternative route to Machu Picchu will be one of the biggest adventures of your life.  With thrill comes preparation and there are a few things to know before trekking the Salkantay Trail, especially if you are like me and plan...
Hiking Humantay Lake without a Tour

Hiking Humantay Lake without a Tour

Humantay Lake is a turquoise alpine lake backdropped by dramatic mountains that is pictured in every tour agency in Sacred Valley as one of the best day trips from Cusco.  After visiting this stunning lake, I have to agree that it’s worth the hype. The best part is...