The Ultimate Travel Guide to Cusco, Peru

Oh, Peru. Nine months on and my heart still aches for you. Everything about this beautiful country had me smitten – from the dramatic mountain scenery and ancient history, to the colourful cities and warm-hearted people. The city of Cusco seems to perfectly embody all of these things, making…

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How to plan a day visit to Machu Picchu

There’s always a danger that the world’s most iconic destinations won’t quite live up to the hype. But I can assure you that Machu Picchu is every bit as spine-tingly as you might imagine. The sheer size of Peru’s ancient Incan citadel is enough to knock the breath right…

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Hiking Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock with no WiFi for the last 2 years, then you must have noticed the pictures of Rainbow Mountain taking over your Instagram feed by now. You’d be forgiven for thinking that these colourful pyramids had been photo-shopped to create that surreal effect……

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24 hours in Lima: The top things to see and do

For most people who travel to Peru, Lima is little more than a quick stopover on the way to Machu Picchu or Cusco; a convenient place to rest their heads after a long flight, before immediately moving on to some of the country’s more iconic attractions. But thanks to…

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