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Where To Stay in Arequipa: The Review Of Our Stay at Selina Arequipa

One of the nicest hostels we have ever stayed in our travels is Selina Arequipa in Peru. As part hotel, part hostel and part co-working space, Selina Arequipa is all about sharing its funky vibe in a colorful and relax community. As soon as we arrived to the hotel, we put our bags down and …

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The Complete Three Week Peru Itinerary From Lima To Cusco, Peru

Peru is one of the most diverse countries in South America. It has beautiful beaches, islands, mountains, desert, colonial cities, rainforest and ancient ruins. Peru is much more than Machu Picchu, so do not limit yourself to Cusco but instead plan a three-week itinerary across Peru starting in Lima all the way to Cusco. Peru, …

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The Complete Guide Of The Best Things To Do In Arequipa, Peru In 2 Days

Arequipa is starting to become a touristic destination for those seeking unique places in Peru to immerse into the local culture. Arequipa is the second largest city in Peru. Its stunning colonial baroque architecture built with white volcanic stones from the nearby volcanoes makes Arequipa a must visit destination. We recommend to spend at least …

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The Complete Guide Of The Best Things To Do in Lima, Peru In 2 Days

Lima, the capital of Peru, is the center for culture and financial activity in Peru. It is also the second largest city in South America with a metro population over 10 million people. Lima is known for being the only capital city in South America along the beach with breathtaking scenic cliffs. If you are …

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The Complete Hotel Review Of Our Stay in Casa Paracas in Peru

Paracas is a destination everyone should visit while they are traveling across Peru. It is the home of one of the most beautiful National Reserves in the country, Paracas National Reserve. The beaches of Paracas are approximately 250 km south of Lima and it is the perfect place to take advantage of the warm summer …

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24 Hours In South America’s Desert Oasis: Huacachina, Peru

South America is full of amazing and breathtaking landscapes and one of the most impressive ones is located in Peru. Here you will find Huacachina, Peru’s famous oasis, it is a real desert oasis with the highest sand dunes in South America. The best things to do in Huacachina is to go sandboarding, dune buggying …

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The Best Hotel in Miraflores Lima, Peru: A Full Review Of Our Stay in The Aloft Lima Miraflores

When looking for a hotel there are three main criteria that the hotel needs to meet for us to fall in love with it. The hotel needs to be well located, needs to be cozy and comfortable and have a unique vibe or atmosphere. Aloft Miraflores in Lima, Peru meets all the criteria and which …

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The Best Way to See and Where To Go in The Sacred Valley of Peru

Cusco, Peru was once the capital of the great Inca Empire. The Inca had great architectural and building knowledge, meaning that many of their sites still scatter the region today. Sacred Valley, or Urubamba Valley, is located just 20km north of Cusco. Its many Inca ruins make for a beautiful day trip, or longer visit, …

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The Best Things To Do in Cusco in 2 Days + Where To Sleep in Cusco

The city of Cusco, nestled high in the Peruvian Andes, was once the capital of the Inca Empire, and is known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture, cathedrals and museums. If you plan on visiting any sites in the area, like Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail or Rainbow Mountain, you will need to …

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The Ultimate Guide to See Machu Picchu, Peru on a Budget

Being born and raised in South America, Machu Picchu was a place I always dreamed about visiting. It was a dream until the day, I told Steven ” Hey we are in so close to Peru, let’s make it happen”. I found cheap tickets from Guayaquil to Cusco and with a low budget I made …

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Tips for Hiking Rainbow Mountain in Peru + How to get to Vinicunca

Rainbow Mountain or Vinicunca is a colorful sedimentary mountain in Peru with a peak of just over 5,200m (17,060 ft) and a starting altitude of 4,326 m (14,189 ft) with an elevation gain of 1,500 meters (2,000 feet). Due to the high altitude we recommend to at least acclimate for three days in Cusco, Peru before going …

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Boutique experience in Cusco: El Balcón Hotel

Planning a trip to Machu Picchu can get overwhelming. You can hike, take a train or even trek for several days, making it easier to forget that you need to stay several days in Cusco to acclimate. In preparation for several days of hiking or after the hike it is important to stay in a …

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