Peru Travel Guides for Backpackers

7 Things You Did Not Know About Genova

  Some of you might know already that I have been living in Genova for almost a year now. Before deciding to move here, I have travelled throughout Italy quite a lot and the thing that felt different here was the impression it left upon me from the first moment. […]
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4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Peru at Least Once in Your Life

Writing about Peru is a difficult job because I always feel that somehow I am missing out. That is why I decided to come back with a more thorough, maybe even more convincing article. So there we go! Ancient History Now, as related previously, after visiting the most famous historical […]
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Cusco: Peruvian Food, Petting Llamas, & Quechua Living

Every traveler planning their Peruvian itinerary has heard of Cusco and what to do but rarely does the name Pomacanchi come up. This little district is nestled just two hours away from the big city. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to live in this cozy Andean village for five months […]
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Las Yungas: the wonderful landscape where biodiversity lives in

Las Yungas is a wonderful landscape that breaks through  Salta, a touristic province in the north of Argentina. In general, Salta is known for its arid landscapes with dry weather, but Las Yungas issues imposing with its majestic green and damp scenery and great biodiversity. In this article, you can […]
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Exploring Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Peru is one of those countries where it is easy to arrive but difficult to leave behind. It is here where I gave fuel to my passion to explore, travel and stay – participate in the everyday life of the people, discover them, the food, breath the air and eventually […]
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Top 5 Places To Eat Around Pretoria

If you're anything like me, one of the first things to check out when visiting somewhere new is the food life. South Africa is a country of vast and untamed beauty, and Pretoria, not too far outside of the capital of Johannesburg, is certainly a wonderful place to visit, with […]
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Low-Budget Tips To Enjoy Cusco – And Machu Picchu

Cusco is a city in the southeast of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in the Andes region. It is the best-known city in Peru due to the presence of one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, the Machu Picchu. Because of the altitude of Cusco, about 3400 […]
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Arequipa; What To Do In Peru's Second Largest City

Having spent 6 months living in Arequipa, it slowly became my favourite city in Peru – yes, even more so than the charming city of Cusco. Known as the ‘White City’, Arequipa was conquered by the Spanish in 1540 and is famous for its neoclassical Cathedral which dominates the historic […]
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My trip to Peru: colours, smiles and a thousand landscapes

Before setting off, the only few things I knew about Peru were that the Inca civilization lived here over 5 centuries ago and that the Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. I definitely had to add quite a few more interesting facts on my […]
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Top 3 Things to do in Arequipa, Peru

I recently spent the last eight months traveling with my children through Arequipa, Peru.  Famously named, “The White City,” for its buildings constructed from sillar, an ashy variety of volcanic rock formed from eruptions of andesite lava, Arequipa leaves the wandering explorer with an impression of quaint, colonial architecture and […]
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Traveller Starter Pack – Tuscany

Ah, Tuscany, sweet Tuscany! Maybe one of the most famous places on Earth and a true flagship of what Italy stands for. If you’re planning to visit Italy and Tuscany is not on your list you might want to review your itinerary and avoid making the biggest mistake of your […]
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How to Survive Lima (Actually)

It was now or never. After 2 days holed up in my tiny Airbnb apartment reading about how utterly dangerous it was to even take out your phone in public view and fighting with myself over how safe it was to step outside, I decided: go hard or go home. […]
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Escape mass tourism and experience local culture in Peru

While most tourists head to the South of Peru, the Amazonas region, located in the Northen Peruvian Andes, is still under the radar. I visited Chachapoyas last September and was amazed by the raw beauty of the landscapes and the surprising culture. Why you should visit Chachapoyas and the “Cloud people” […]
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Lovely little english village in the Kent ; Downe

In this article, I will be telling you everything you can do in the little and typical English village Downe. It is situated in the Kent, southeast of London. It is gorgeous and there are more things to do than you would imagine! Writing about Latin America soon – When […]
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Best Places to Visit in lima, Peru

Lima, the capital of Peru. Located on the edge of the Andes mountains and on the coast of the Pacific ocean. Due to its location, Lima is the perfect spot to start your trip along the “gringo trail”. During the two months I lived in Lima, I fell in love […]
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The best ways to enjoy Lima

  You wouldn’t believe it. I didn´t at first. Everybody told me that Lima was grey and awful, depressing actually. I got here last year on January 18 and I couldn’t believe what my eyes were seeing. A beautiful city with the most beautiful sunsets ever. I have to tell […]
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Peru Culture Travel Guide: 4 Things To Do in Cusco

If you are a traveler who seeks to truly understand the culture of every place like me, this article is for you. In this opportunity, I want to recommend you 4 things to do in Cusco that I consider will give you the big picture of the Andean culture of […]
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San Roque De Cumbaza a hidden paradise in the Peruvian Amazon.

If you were to visit the small jungle village of San Roque De Cumbaza.  Only a 45-minutes drive from the city of Tarapoto.   You will be welcomed by such a friendly community and quickly feel part of an extended family.  With only 1500 residents.  Finding your way around is easy – […]
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A Solo Trip to Hong Kong

Hong Kong: a meshed masterpiece of bustling city streets and captivating mountain views. I have no regrets of choosing her as the destination of my first ever solo trip. Arriving is always the easy part. Airports are relatively easy to navigate, being designed for foreigners and having plenty of people […]
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5 Must-Do Cultural Tours In Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is one of the most diverse metropolises in all of Latin America. This diversity is largely the result of the large-scale immigration which occurred in the first half of the twentieth century. Dozens of nations are represented in the city; with Portuguese, Bolivians, and Japanese currently being the […]
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The Top 3 Ways to Get to Machu Picchu

  Machu Picchu is one of the most beautiful places in this world and not only said by me, but also it is considered as one of the seven wonders of the world placed on the Andes Mountains and surrounded by the Urubamba River it was the home of the […]
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Beaches and Restaurants in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

I had the marvellous opportunity to live in the gorgeous city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia for 6 months, and it was truly amazing. This time I would like to share with you some of the top beaches and restaurants I met while living there, and would recommend to any […]
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Free Things To Do in Champaign-Urbana

If you’re like me (and you probably are at least a little bit), you have great travel intentions that are held in check by a very reasonable, modest (read: extremely tight) budget. If you find yourself traversing The United States on a college-town tour, you might find yourself checking out […]
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Lima, beauty in a 12 hours stopover

One of the funniest ways to get to know a place is through a stop-over. The way I see it, you can squeeze a city in just a few hours and enjoy the best of it; of course we will always be short, but even so, we are hardly disappointed […]
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Visit Foshan! The Best Vacation Destination in China

 Greetings from the Middle Kingdom! I chose to make Foshan my home nearly 5 months ago and it has quickly risen in the ranks to become one of my favorite places! (And trust me, there is some stiff competition). Though the flight is long and you actually need to secure […]
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Best Places to Visit in South America

Now that I am home in the U.S. after spending a year in South America, the most common question I get is, “What was your favorite place?” This is a very difficult question because South America has it all. It ranges from tropical beaches to snowy mountains, from ancient ruins […]
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A Quick Guide to Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy is one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. Although summer is peak season, there’s plenty to do and see in the city year-round. In fact, if you’re only in Florence for a few days, it can be a little overwhelming. I’ve put together a quick guide to Florence […]
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5 cool things to do in Cusco that most tourists don’t know about

Cusco, the Imperial City of Peru, is one of the most touristic destinations on Earth, given its proximity to the Modern Wonder of Machu Picchu. The ancient capital of the Inca Empire has so much to offer, from a cultural, historical and naturalistic point of view! However, most people don’t […]
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Ibiza: 5 Places to Find Peace on Spain's Party Island

Spain’s ‘White Island’, so-called for its prosperity in salt production, has gained a reputation for wild and drunken nights out. If that’s not your thing Ibiza could seem a bit intimidating, right? Don’t leave it off your destination list just yet, though, because this island in the south of the […]
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North Norfolk: A postage stamp view; culture, beauty & diversity

North Norfolk guide booklet Norfolk shopping bag What is on offer On my visits to North Norfolk, England, I have had the pleasure of sampling some of the best experiences this unique region has to offer. Norfolk boasts 93 miles (150kms) of coastline and 2,400 miles (3862kms) of footpaths to […]
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Do's and don'ts when traveling to Santiago de Chile

Chileans love foreigners, tourists usually think that we’re nice and gentle, I know it because I’m a tour guide since 2016, they’ve told me. But we’re not always so nice, especially in our capital. Santiago is a beautiful city, full of nature, activities, and life, but it’s also full of people, […]
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Things to do in Cusco

Cusco is known as the historical capital of Peru, although the current capital is the city of Lima, is declared as such in its constitution. Also is one of the most incredible cities in the world to be in one of the highest places in the world, 3 400 meters […]
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5 reasons to visit Paracas

Did you know that there is plenty of beautiful places just three-four hours away from Lima? Paracas is one of them. I love this place. Even in July and August (the coldest months in Lima), Paracas stays warm and sunny. If you don’t want to spend too much time in […]
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Villages and Pink Dolphins on the Peruvian Amazon

Iquitos Launching Point While Peru is revered for Machu Picchu above all else, it’s rich bio-diversity makes for a potentially unique trip should you choose. When my parents and I went, there was no doubt, we absolutely HAD to visit the Amazon River. Iquitos is the launching zone of all […]
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Daejeon: The little Seoul

Daejeon. When you are asked to mention a few Korean cities, probably this one doesn’t ring a bell. And makes sense. Daejeon is a small city in the central region of South Korea, located 50min away by train from the capital. It is considered the 5th largest metropolis in the […]
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Making the Most of Three Days in Huaraz

Exploring La Cordillera Blanca Huaraz, Peru may be small, but the city provides a home base for a not so small number of treks through Huascarán National Park in La Cordillera Blanca. Also quite considerable is the city’s altitude of about 3,050 meters, eliciting triple the satisfaction upon completing said […]
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A Fourteen Falls Weekend In Thika, Kenya

Adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi county and home to more than a million citizens, according to The Star, Kiambu County boasts a variety of economic and entertainment activities. Thika, the largest town in Kiambu has more to offer the world than the agricultural products it is so famous […]
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Buenos Aires: tourism, culture and life

Buenos Aires is a city of variety, and ‘varietés’. As many tourists and locals call it the most European city in South America. From someone that has lived in Buenos Aires for 25 years, I can tell that is not so European in the whole, but it has some corner […]
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Uros Islands, Titicaca: A Peaceful Idyll

Puno port: a warm welcome ¨Come to my island, to have dinner with my family¨― invites me Felix, an old native Uro Indian, spending his days in the port of Puno, Peru. What a success! Or is such hospitality usual among the Indians? At the port, Felix helps friends to […]
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Ecuador: A Culinary Tour

Ever since I left Ecuador for college, I have been asked this question many times: what do you miss most about your country? Even though it’s a hard question to answer, I always say what I miss the most is the food. Ecuador has four regions: the Amazon, the highlands, […]
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February in Copenhagen: Fastelavn, Frost and Fun

A time with lights, sweets and black cats It’s a frosty night in February, and Copenhagen’s avenues are resting in silence. The snowflakes shimmered by the glow of the antique street lamps, silently fall down on the pointing rooftops of the 18’th century, narrowed buildings. The sky is black, but […]
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Planning Your Machu Picchu Trip

If you are traveling to Cusco, no doubt Machu Picchu is at the top of your to-do list. It is hailed as one of the modern Wonders of the World, an ancient gem hidden away from the world and untouched by the Spanish conquistadors. And it lives up to the […]
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Ecuador: Experience South America

Ecuador's incredible diversity If you want to experience South America saving time and money, Ecuador is the place for you. Ecuador is a country located in the mid-center of the Earth, right on the equator line, between Colombia and Peru. Something I find very interesting is that despite its very […]
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The Best of Mancora, Peru

Mancora One amazing month in Mancora left me knowing the best party spots, the best beaches to lounge upon, the best restaurants to eat at, and the best hostels to sleep at! Mancora is the best beachside party town in Peru, popular with both locals and tourists. You will find […]
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7 Reasons to Visit Cusco, Peru

For the many travelers heading to Machu Picchu in Peru, Cusco acts as a home base. But this small city with big attractions is worth staying in more than a few days. As an English teacher living here for 5 months, I still have not run out of things to […]
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Drinking Your Way Around Budapest

I love drinking. Like love it, and European habits only added to a well-established Kiwi enjoyment of a cheeky brew or two. If you don't believe me, you don't have to scroll far through my Instagram posts to see one that features a wine bottle. I also love Budapest. Budapest […]
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Singapore: one city, many cultures

A lot has been written about Singapore, but I think the reason why is definitively worth a visit is represented by its multicultural environment. In a nutshell, visiting Singapore is like taking a look on several cultures and religions, all in one! Not bad for a city-state, right? Obviously, exploring […]
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Salkantay Trek: 74 km to Machu Picchu

When it comes to Peru, visiting the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu must be the first thing that comes to mind: one more checked item on the “Wonders of the modern world” list. The next step to follow is deciding how to get there, and there are multiple options to […]
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Santo Domingo: A Tale of Two Cities

Before I moved abroad to the wonderfully grey England skies, I lived 18 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blue skies, warm people, and extremely warm weather. My childhood was sitting under the shade of the mango tree at my grandpa's house, while gleefully – of course, enjoying a mango. […]
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Sri Lanka: The Lush Land from the Tales of Sinbad the Sailor

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean: An Overview The famed land Sinbad the Sailor visited on his sixth voyage, Sri Lanka has provided the scenic yet mysterious backdrop for a variety of situations, ranging from historic epics, sanguinary wars, romantic movies, exhilarating adventures, mysterious quests, and breathtakingly beautiful holidays. The […]
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Cloud Forests of Udima, Peru; Escape the Gringo Trial

Head in the Clouds Until a friend showed me a video on Youtube I had never heard of Udima or it's Cloud Forest and I’m willing to bet you haven’t either. But a few weeks later, we took advantage of some bank holidays and got absorbed into the breathtaking scenery […]
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Backpacking in Peru for 17 days

Last July a couple of friends and I went Backpacking in Peru! They had extra time to afterward go to Colombia, but I only had 17 days for this trip, so we tried to work our stay in Peru according to my limited schedule, to make the most of it. […]
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A Day at Laguna 69

I have seen the bluest of blues. High in the mountains of Huascarán National Park, near Huaraz, Peru, past the gushing waterfalls, beyond the massive rock formations, lies the beautiful Laguna 69. This magical water pool is nestled into the mountains and surrounded by wondrous glaciers that remain just out of […]
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What to do on a stopping by in Peru: Lima and Miraflores

Hello, travelers! My name is Claudia and this is my very first post as a writer ever! I am very excited! Most of my posts will be about Peru (South America). But I am going to post about other countries eventually. I really hope this post means a bit of […]
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A roadtrip along Ecuador's coast

Despite its small size relative to its neighbouring countries, Ecuador is incredibly rich and biodiverse. It has three distinct climate regions: the lush rainforest to the west, the magnificent Andean highlands, and its Pacific coastline with almost uninterrupted beaches. It is precisely these beaches what attract professional and beginner surfers […]
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Mancora, Peru: A slice of heaven

Mancora, Peru is a small surf town situated in the Northwestern part of the country. It may be a bit more difficult to get to than some more touted places, but it’s definitely worth the extra effort. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some local cuisine, some great surf, or just […]
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10 THINGS TO DO IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE

YOUR FIRST DAYS IN SANTIAGO If you're planning to fly to Santiago, or you just got there and you're looking for places to visit, this article is meant to help up. The capital has been my base camp already for 24 years, so I’m quite prepared to tell you what-to-do […]
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Travel-guide: Peru

The many reasons to go to Peru Peru is an amazing country with so many adventures to offer. Peru has got everything: The diversity in nature with the long coastline, the lush valleys, deep canyons, humid rainforest and tall mountains. Peru has some of the kindest people and best food […]
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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the world's top travel destinations, and it's easy to understand why. The ancient Incan city is an example of the hard work, dedication, impressive architecture and advance engineering of the Incan people, giving it the well-deserved title of one of the 7 new wonders of […]
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The Best European Restaurants In Viña Del Mar, Chile

Dining by the Pacific with a continental flair Wulff Castle in Vina del Mar, Chile In January and February, when summertime comes to the southern hemisphere, vacationers converge on Viña del Mar from around the world. This seaside city in central Chile, on the Pacific coast […]
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Arequipa Top 6 Things to Do in the White City of Peru

Visit Juanita (The Ice Maiden) at Museo Santuarios Andinos (Museum of Andean Sanctuaries) Holy Jesus, if this little tour does not leave you walking away with a whole lot of respect for the strength of the Inca people, and a heavy gratefulness that sacrifice is no longer a done thing […]
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Beechworth, Victoria: A Country Playground

Only three and a half hours from the City of Melbourne, nestled just off the highway bound for Sydney, is the Victorian treasure, Beechworth. If you're looking for a small Town with big views and great food, Beechworth is the place for you. What to do There's so much to […]
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Top 10 things to do in toilets AKA Baños, Ecuador

Baños, named after its thermal baths (but often confused with “toilets”), is about four hours by bus from Quito in Ecuador and a super fun town. It's hard for me to pinpoint a highlight from my time here, and some of it probably shouldn't be shared (hi, Mum). I dove off […]
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10 Fun Things to Do in the Magic City of Miami, Florida

The magic city of Miami, as it is popularly called, has so much in store for its visitors. Young or old, male or female, single or married, you would definitely fall in love and find lots to do besides lounge on the beach or walk on white sand. With an […]
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Find magic in the Andes of Ecuador

Flying into Quito is a magical experience –the fog, low-hanging in a valley surrounded by Andes mountains, is lit up by the moon and the city’s many lights.  If you’re visiting Ecuador, the magic doesn’t stop here – it’s a beautifully diverse country that just has a special feel about […]
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Mancora: Beach Gem of the Northern Peruvian coast

A perfect spot for beach lovers and surfers If you are a beach lover, surfer or looking for an escape from the big city, Mancora is an indispensable spot on the Nothern Peruvian coast. The sun shines all year, with average temperatures ranging between the 30s at day and 20s […]
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Driving up to Tagaytay

Holiday Drive to Tagaytay   On a normal day, you wouldn't want to spend the rest of your time being stuck in traffic if you live in Manila, Philippines. Luckily, it was a holiday and considering the amount of vehicles gone for the province or the cemetery, my parents grabbed […]
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Some basics before traveling to Medellin, Colombia

Colombia, a country to visit If you are reading this post, it's because you probably would like to visit Medellin, a city that has become very famous thanks to the (not so nice) series, that show the so horrible history we have passed through. Here I tell you about this […]
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Visit Machu Picchu-Wonder of the World

Last year in December I visited Machu Picchu one of the new Wonders of the World. Of course, it's wellknown that Machu Picchu (Old Mountain) is the lost city in Peruvian Andes. But nobody knows its real name, who built the city and why people left Machu Picchu. It's a […]
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Lake Titicaca and All Its Glory

Capachica Rural Community One of the most beautiful places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting is Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru. From sleeping in huts with locals, to shopping on floating islands made of ‘totoro’ reeds, to lounging on top of a tourist yacht, you could say it was the weekend […]
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Trujillo: Peru's northern gem

Many people think of Peru as Macchu Pichu and the Andes mountains, which are certainly a gem in the world, but when coming to Peru, most tourists miss out many other hidden little gems that are spread out throughout this wonderful country. The North of Peru has many of them, […]
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5 Months in Europe: First Stop Madrid

The Journey Begins! So after a year of saving, and surprisingly very little forward planning, my girlfriend and I left our stable jobs in London, dusted off our trusty backpacks from our previous South East Asia trip and once again reduced our personal effects to what we could carry on […]
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Lima Historic Centre: Museums, Markets, Madness, and Much Much More

Whilst staying in Lima, I have experienced the hectic, noisy madness of the area of the city known as the Historic Centre and have loved it for how much it has to offer the urban explorer. Whilst in sharp contrast to the better known tourist districts of Miraflores and Barranco, […]
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On my way to Machu Picchu

  Arriving at Machu Picchu     Peru, the culture of the incas… And Machu Picchu, which always fascinated me. Since I was a kid, I would see pictures, look at documentaries… So when I decided to travel South America, Machu Picchu was one of the […]
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Italy: 90 Days on the Island of Elba

Italy: 90 Days on the Island of Elba A few months ago, I was getting off a plane with my skin tanned brown and dust caked under my nails and into my clothes. I was ending a beautiful two weeks in sandy, sunbathed Arequipa, Peru and was greeted with the […]
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Ica-Peru: the City of Eternal Sunshine

I visit Ica for the first time when I was 14 years old in a study trip, it was a cold and cloudy day and all I can remember, beside my loud classmates playing around, was me walking down Paracas’ beach spotting lots of birds and sea lions’ bones as […]
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Machu Picchu with a toddler

  Machu Picchu – Inkas´ hidden treasure Living in one of the South American capitals, not far from Peru and not being able to visit Machu Picchu because of a toddler? Some said we were crazy, some thought ‘’ such irresponsible parents’’, some others were concerned about the altitude sickness […]
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Peru:Trujillo – City of eternal spring

Peru: Trujillo- City of Eternal Spring Most travellers come to Peru to visit Lima and stay for sightseeing in southern part. However, there is so much to see in North as well. Trujillo is definitely one of the places where you should spend a few days. The most tempting reasons […]
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Montañita Ecuador; A Hidden Paradise

Montañita Ecuador; A Hidden Paradise        Montañita is a very small but a beautiful town hiden in the pacific beaches of Ecuador, the only way to go there is to take a bus from Guayaquil, it takes 4 hours to arrive. Montañita is a place to escape from […]
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A Week In The Amazon Jungle

Peru is a wildly contrasting country. From Lima’s ulta rich beach side apartments to the favelas of small towns. Towering 6000m mountains to a peaceful oasis in a desert. Out of the seven countries I’ve explored in South America, Peru was the one that captured my heart. And didn’t let […]
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Torino, love at first sight.

Love at first sight I fell in love with Torino 6 years ago, while I was on Erasmus in a small town called Pavia (near Milano). It was love at first sight. In May 2016 I went back to rediscover this beautiful city and to visit some friends. While walking […]
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Salamanca: My Timeless Home

Starting Point I think I must admit I was a little a lot nervious. Of course , this was not my first time living in a foreign country, far away from the comfort of living with my mother and sister, but there was an extra excitement that kept me waiting, […]
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Discover Bellagio, where the two branches of Como Lake starts

Bellagio is a very small city near Como which is situated on a promontory where the two branches of Como Lake starts. The city is very nice and the lake view is fantastic! Bellagio How can I reach the city of Bellagio?   There are various […]
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Peru:Eternal sunshine in Huanchaco

Introducing Huanchaco Most of the tourist doesn't like Trujillo city, it's a big city with a lot of cars and traffic, is not the best place to relax, but Huanchaco is totally different. Huanchaco (KM 560 of Panamerican highway north) have a lot of history, many cultures like “Chimu” and […]
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Colca Canyon, Peru: Trekking in the second deepest Canyon in the world

First of all, I’ve never been a “trekking” person. I love adventures (yes) I love travels (of course) but I’ve never been the kind of person who loves to suffer and to feel pain while walking for hours in difficult or extreme conditions, under the warmest sun or during the […]
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Exploring Lake Titicaca

Bolivia and Peru are two neighbouring South American countries that share as many similarities as they do stark differences. Both boast incredibly varied landscapes. From lush jungles teeming with plant and animal life, to baron deserts that stretch for miles, to gorgeous expansive beaches, to perilous, rocky snow capped peaks, […]
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48 Hours in Lima, Peru

2 days in Lima, Peru Lima is the capital of Peru. Most people when they think of Lima, think of it as a city that one must pass in order to arrive to the more desirable locations such as Cusco and Machu Picchu. Some don’t even leave the airport. But […]
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Lac de Monteynard- a hidden pearl in France

Do you want to get off the beaten track? Immerse yourself in the Lac de Monteynard I am always surprised by so many wonderful spots in the Rhône-Alpes region, in France. It seems like the quite random decision to set in Lyon turns out to be the best ever, as you […]
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Peru: practical tips to organize your trip

Peru is a must see for every traveler, it is a stunning country full of things to see and to do: Meet local people, know their wonderful culture and see their colored dresses Hike on the Andes enjoying the fantastic scenery and the wildlife Do a trekking in […]
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Rio de Janeiro – Ciudad de Deus

Welcome to Rio! I should probably start by saying that I like to travel, most likely like everybody around the world, but I am not a traveler that is used to luxury or business lounge, nor to hostels or shared bathrooms. I simply want to enjoy my time spent travelling […]
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Panama City: Something old, something new

Cinco minutos! – says our local driver to us for the third times answering the ultimate question about when we leave, and he sit back again to his chair. In this moment we hopelessly realize that in this part of the world time goes by in a different way than […]
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9 Awesome things to do in Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile, view from the San Cristóbal hill. Photo: Andrea Miliani I’ve been living in Santiago for over a year now and I’ve learned to adore this city. Since I haven’t had much money to visit fancy places, I have a sort of master degree […]
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Maui, Still Beautiful in the Rain

Hello, Mr Sunshine? I arrived in Maui, Hawaii in America expecting warming sunshine rays to envelop me but instead I was hit with buckets of rain, then fierce tunnels of wind, then more rain. Living life on the move isn't always going to go as planned, especially when Mother Nature […]
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Siestas, Tapas and Sunshine in Madrid

                            Siestas, Sunshine and Tapas In September 2015, I packed all my bags, got on a plane and took a leap of faith.  I was off to start my new life in Madrid and I was nervous, […]
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Ica: Peru

When people think of Peru, I can assure you that the first thing someone will think of is Machu Picchu. But what if I told you that there was so much more to the country than that? If you are a backpacker looking for adventure, you've come to the right […]
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Santiago de Chile: The Basics

To understand Santiago de Chile as a touristic place, we have to see it under the light of day and night, from heights and from the ground, in the simplicity of a coffee in a quiet neighbourhood and in the frenzy of the city life. After all, is the capital […]
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The North Norfolk Coast: A Great Place for a Getaway

Many tourists pass through the ever tightening immigration checkpoints at United Kingdom points of entry, only to spend their entire visit to the UK exclusively in London. Fair enough, I guess, as there’s never a shortage of things to see in London, and most the museums are free to enter.  […]
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Huaraz:The Hidden Nature

  Why you should go to Huaraz? In the North of Peru, inside Ancash department, its Huaraz a little but pretty city 8 hours from Lima the capital. If you like mountains, adventure, lakes and beautiful landscapes this is your city.You can meet the principal spots in only 4 or 3 […]
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One week in Peru: Cusco and Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu I had an amazing experience in Peru, a country full of culture and colours that will take you back in time to discover the marvellous Inca world. I had a week but I get to know and do so many things. In this article […]
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Chichen Itza, One of the new 7 wonders of the World

CHICHEN ITZA The prehispanic city of Chichen Itza remains as a vestige from the well-known Maya civilization that occupied the Yucatan Peninsula in México during the Late classic to Early post classic period. Chichen Itza received the denomination as a “UNESCO World Heritage site” in 1988 and the Kukulcán temple, […]
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Huanchaco, Peru: Chill Vibes, Rich Food, Friendly People

Slacklining, sunset walks on the beach, perfect surf, local seafood, and chilled out vibes. No this is not just a list of a few of my favorite things. This is just a taste of what you'll find if you visit Huanchaco, Peru. Huanchaco is, simply put, a tiny little paradise […]
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Oklahoma: Tulsa, An Underrated City

Let's face it, when you think about traveling to fun and exciting places, Tulsa Oklahoma is not on many peoples radar. Suggest it as the destination for your next family vacation and you're likely to face resistance. Admit it, when you think of Oklahoma, you envision cows and oil. Well, you […]
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