Category: Tips & Advice

A sea lion laying on its back in the Galapagos sand with rock formations in the distance.

The Ultimate Galapagos Packing List

Be prepared for your trip to the Galapagos Islands. Make sure to bring the items on this Galapagos packing list for a seamless, relaxing adventure!

Dramatic snow covered peak covered with some clouds as viewed in the Sacred Valley in Peru.

Altitude Sickness in Peru: Symptoms and Treatment Tips

Planning a trip, but don’t want to get sick? Read our complete guide for dealing with altitude sickness in Peru. Learn what it is, symptoms, management strategies, and more.

View of Laguna 69, a clear blue and green lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best Huaraz tours in Peru. Check out our Lake 69 hiking guide for insider tips on what to pack for the Laguna 69 trek, where to stay, and what to expect!

An outdoor Peruvian market. Stalls are selling alpaca scarves, hats, pompoms, and wall hangings.

What to Buy in Peru: The 25 Best Peruvian Souvenirs

Not sure what souvenirs to pick up during your Peru trip? Don’t worry! We’re here to help you decide what to buy in Peru with our list of the absolute best Peruvian souvenirs!

Machu Picchu ruins bathed in sunlight as a group of tourists overlook the ruins.

Machu Picchu Weather: The Best Times of Year to Visit

Find out everything you need to know about Machu Picchu Weather including average temperature by month, rainy season vs dry season, best time to visit and more.

Women cleaning plane on Delta Airlines to sterilize before the next flight in order to minimize the spread of Coronavirus

Coronavirus in Peru: What You Need to Know

Commonly asked questions about traveling in Peru during the Coronavirus pandemic

Looking out over blooming flowers and plants over the depths of Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon Trek: Routes, Trail Info, and Tips

A guide to trekking routes in Colca Canyon, trail information, guided versus self-guided adventures, when to go and more.

Andean condor soaring with outstretched wings over Colca Canyon walls around the bird.

Where to See Condors in Peru

For your best chance of spotting giant Andean condors in Peru, add these places to your trip.

Front of the Lima airport with cars in front and purple night sky in background.

Lima Airport: Everything You Need to Know Before Flying

Make your way through the Lima airport worry-free with these insider tips and information about Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport.