Category: Travel Guides

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

Choquequirao Trek: The Complete Visitors 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 Chimú 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.

Raw leafy green vegetables and cooked vegetarian dishes displayed on a white table.

Eating Vegetarian in Peru: A Travel Guide For Vegetarians

Eating vegetarian in Peru is effortless with our complete guide! Get expert tips to the best vegetarian restaurants and vegan places, vegetarian food recommendations, and more!

PeruRail train to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Train to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

All the latest info about Machu Picchu train tickets, how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, luggage policies, route options, planning tips, and more.

The ruins of Ollantaytambo overlooking the modern town below.

Ollantaytambo: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Explore the fascinating history of Ollantaytambo and learn everything you need to know to visit this unique town in the Sacred Valley, including what to see and how to get there.