Category: Tips & Advice

A tourist in Cusco lifting his sunglasses to look at something, amidst a crowd of people.

Is Peru Safe? What to Know about Peru Safety for Tourists

Is Peru safe for tourists to visit? You bet! But before you travel to Peru, take a look at the Peru safety information below so that your trip will be both safe and memorable.

The sun sets over the ocean in the Galapagos, filling the blue sky with orange and red clouds.

How Many Days in the Galapagos Islands Do I Need?

How many days should you spend in the Galapagos for the vacation of your dreams? Our Galapagos experts share their tips and advice: How many days in the Galapagos do you need?

Ocean waves crash onto white sand on one of the galapagos island beaches on Espanola Island.

30 Best Things to Do in the Galapagos Islands

Snorkelling, sunbathing, and wildlife spotting are just a few of the things to do in the Galapagos Islands. Read on for activities as diverse as the Galapagos Islands themselves!

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

Galapagos Packing List: What to Bring to the Galapagos

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-green lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best hikes in Huaraz. 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.

The 25 Best Peruvian Souvenirs: What to Buy in Peru

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: What to Know Before You Go

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.

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.