Although Machu Picchu gets all the fame and glory (and for good reason), there is so much more to Peru. We serve up 10 things to do in Peru other than Machu Picchu.
Today we’re going to learn about travel scams Yes, we have been scammed on our travels. Several times. There was the time Cam got robbed by a Thai prostitute in Bangkok (true story), the time we caught a pickpocket red-handed at the Great Pyramids in Egypt, the time an intimidating taxi driver scammed us in […]
26 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2016 Well, it’s about that time again. Time to look back on the year that was and look forward to the year that has just begun. For the past 6 years we’ve put together a year end round-up that highlights some of the adventures fellow travel bloggers have experienced throughout the year. It’s so […]
Plaza de Armas in Cusco, Peru Often labeled as the gateway to Machu Picchu, the city of Cusco has developed into one of South America’s premier tourist destinations, and for good reason. The city has many claims to fame – former capital of the Inca Empire, current UNESCO World Heritage Site, historical capital of Peru, archaeological […]
Rano Raraku on Easter Island Given that it’s the Easter Holiday weekend, we thought it was fitting to make this week’s travel photo about Easter Island. This photo was captured at Rano Raraku, a volcanic crater in the Rapa Nui National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Easter Island is famous for it’s mysterious moai statues, the giant […]
Ahu Akivi on Easter Island They stand tall and proud, seven giant moai statues of equal shape and size. Filled with mystery and astronomical precision, Ahu Akivi is a sacred celestial observatory said to have been built way back in the 1500’s. It’s not the most recognized collection of moai statues on Easter Island, like […]
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru A friend of ours has just left Canada for a trip to Peru, with a visit to Machu Picchu as the focal point of his two week itinerary. I was happy to share our Peru stories and enjoyed reflecting on our Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu (here’s a […]
Saksaywaman Walled Complex in Cuzco, Peru Okay, so it’s not really called Sexy Woman, but if you find yourself in Cuzco and ask someone about the tourist attraction named Sexy Woman they will surely know what you’re talking about. Saksaywaman is an impressive walled complex constructed by the Incas several hundred years ago. The stonework […]