Lifestyle, Peru, South America, Travel

Hotel Review: Skylodge Adventure Suites

If you’ve ever wanted to sleep suspended high up from a cliff in a transparent pod, look no further. Tucked away in the Sacred Valley of Peru and just a couple hours drive away from Cusco, this one-of-a-kind experience will take you cliffside above the Urubamba River. Chances are you’ve seen this unique hotel somewhere… Continue reading Hotel Review: Skylodge Adventure Suites

Peru, South America, Travel

The Ultimate Photo Guide to Cusco

If you’re in Peru and heading to Macchu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Maras Salt Mines, Moray Ruins, Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) or Humuntay Lake, chances are you will spend a significant amount of time in Cusco. Cusco (or Cuzco/Qosqo) was the capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th until the 16th century. This “navel of the world”… Continue reading The Ultimate Photo Guide to Cusco

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24 Hours in Lima, Peru

Many coming to Peru find themselves in the capital city of Lima as a stopover city on the way to somewhere else--namely Cusco and Machu Picchu--but few see it as much more than that. I’ve been told by some that Lima isn’t worth seeing at all, and to spend as little time here as possible.… Continue reading 24 Hours in Lima, Peru

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Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain

Vinicunca, better known to English speakers as Rainbow Mountain, is a beautiful multicolored mountain that gets its patterns from the variance of sediment deposits that have built up over the years. Rainbow Mountain is located high up in the Andes of Peru, 5,200 meters (17,000 feet) above sea level. The colors of this gem make… Continue reading Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain