Category: Travel Guides

Glacier in Glacier in Patagonia with misty mountains in the background.

10 Best Hikes in the Andes Mountains

Traveling to South America? Here are the ten best hikes in the Andes Mountains from Cotopaxi, Ecuador, all the way down to Argentinian Patagonia

Two indigenous Quechua women in traditional clothing walking down a path to the harbor of Isla Taquile near Puno.

What to Do in Puno: A Complete Guide

What to do in Puno including how to get there, where to stay, and what to eat. Discover Puno and Lake Titicaca with this all-in-one travel guide.

A peruvian coffee farmer picks ripe yellow coffee cherries in the peruvian jungle.

Peruvian Coffee: Why it’s the Best in the World

Everything you should know about Peruvian Coffee including it’s history, varieties and suggestions on specialty roasters and coffee shops populating Lima’s cityscape.

A stone building at the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, an Inca site near Cusco.

Choquequirao Trek: The Complete Visitor’s Guide

Learn about Machu Picchu’s sister city with this complete Choquequirao trek guide, including why you should visit, what to bring, the best time to go, a daily itinerary and more.

The town and surrounding countryside of Oxapampa, a German colony in the Peruvian Amazon.

Oxapampa: A German Colony in the Peruvian Amazon

Discover the rich cultural history of Oxapampa with this detailed guide of the towns attractions.

Ancient sarcophagi in the Amazon Jungle of Peru are the remnants of the Chachapoyas culture. Nearby are the Kuelap fortress ruins

21 Best Ancient Ruins to Visit in Peru

Learn about the best ancient ruins to visit in Peru with this diverse index of archaeological sites. From Incan temples to Ancient Chimรบ cities, this list leaves nothing out.

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.

World map as seen from above with various local currencies on top.

Tipping in Ecuador: Who to Tip and How Much

Read our Ecuador tipping guide for travel tips, frequently asked questions, and tipping etiquette.

The Moray terraces seen from above with the Andes mountains behind

Moray: The Mind-Boggling Inca Ruins near Cusco

Discover Moray, the enigmatic Inca ruin in the beautiful Sacred Valley. Learn about its history, the best time to visit, what to see, and how to visit on your way to Machu Picchu.