Peru

Getting High in the Land of the Incas: How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Peru

Getting High in the Land of the Incas: How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Peru

Peru claims some of the highest elevations in South America and the potential for altitude sickness is very real. At the popular Machu Picchu, elevation may not be the highest, but chances are getting there will take you much higher. Here's our best tips on how to prepare for high altitude and avoid altitude sickness in Peru, so you can save your trip (and maybe even your life)! 

Peru Must-See: Tour Arequipa's Monasterio de Santa Catalina

Peru Must-See: Tour Arequipa's Monasterio de Santa Catalina

So you're thinking of ticking Peru off your bucket list? Or maybe you've been to Peru, but missed The White City of Arequipa. Set aside a few days to explore this beautiful colonial city on your Peru vacation, and of course the colorful 16th century Monasterio de Santa Catalina. Photographers, pack your gear!

Taquile, Peru: The Colorful Culture Where Men Knit and Women Are Chosen by the Size of their PomPoms

Taquile, Peru: The Colorful Culture Where Men Knit and Women Are Chosen by the Size of their PomPoms

Who knew that we can actually learn a lot from a South American culture where men must knit in order to find a mate, and the women they court are selected based on the size of their very colorful pom poms!

Live like a Local in Peru: An Amantani Homestay on Lake Titicaca

Live like a Local in Peru: An Amantani Homestay on Lake Titicaca

Many of us long to travel and immerse ourselves in another culture at least for a while. If you're planning on a visit to Peru, a homestay cultural tour program is a great way to 'go native'. 

Peru for First Timers: A Perfect 2-Week Itinerary

Peru for First Timers: A Perfect 2-Week Itinerary

With it's iconic scenery, diverse culture, and of course Machu Picchu, this 2-week Peru itinerary might be the inspiration you need to scratch this big one off your Bucket List!