Most people don’t realize that Rainbow Mountain in Peru (also known as Vinicunca Mountain, Winikunka, Montaña de Siete Colores, and Montaña de Colores) was virtually undiscovered until 2015 and only started accepting day tours in 2016. When we first visited South America back in 2010 it hadn’t even been discovered yet. But, since its uncovering (probably due to climate change),… Read More
Travel tips and information for Peru. Peru is located in South America housing the Amazon Rainforest, Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
We’ve seen a lot of amazing ruins of the world during our 18 years of traveling. These are our first-hand accounts of ancient cities and ruins that we have seen and explored with our own eyes. Ancient Ruins of the World As I go through all that there is yet to see I find that we have barely scratched the surface…. Read More
There are a lot of amazing things to do in Peru besides trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Albeit, you must visit the magnificent Inca ruins, it’s one of the first things you must to in Peru! But after that, check out the rest of the country. It has some pretty amazing sites you probably haven’t even heard of. We’ve been lucky… Read More
Food experts Rosemary and Claire of Authentic Food Quest share their favourite Cusco restaurants where you can eat like a local and enjoy an authentic Peruvian dining experience. Cusco is considered the second gastronomy city in Peru after Lima, and has the best cuisine in the Peruvian Andes. Unsurprisingly, Machu Picchu and the Inca ruins get all the attention. We believe,… Read More
Looking for things to do outside Cusco? Di from Slight North shares her top three little-known hiking day trips in Cusco. A lot of tourists pass through Cusco, Peru quickly. They just use the city as a stopping point on their way to Peru’s main attraction: the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. However, I lived in the city for two… Read More
Landing in Iquitos, the world’s largest city that’s inaccessible by road, is a feeling like no other. Located in the Amazon jungle, Iquitos is two-hour flight from Lima, the capital city of Peru. As I craned my neck to look out the plane window, all I could see was the green denseness of the Amazon jungle, which is the largest… Read More