Browsing Category


Things to do in Arequipa – Peru’s White City!

Arequipa, Peru, is a vibrant and historic city with a rich cultural heritage and a stunning natural landscape. Located in the country’s southern region, the city is known for its breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains and unique architecture, combining Spanish colonial and indigenous influences. Whether you’re an adventure seeker

Things to do in Miraflores

Miraflores is a vibrant and upscale neighborhood in Lima, Peru, that offers a variety of activities and attractions for tourists. My Peruvian friends say this neighborhood is the safest of all the busiest places in Lima. Police presence is ubiquitous, especially in crowded, touristy places. The only thing that you

Barranco in Lima – A Bohemian Neighborhood

Barranco in Lima is a bohemian neighborhood located in the southern part of the city. It’s known for its colorful murals, hipster cafes, and charming colonial architecture. It is the perfect destination for travelers who want to experience the culture and charm of the Peruvian capital. Here are some things

The Casa of San Martin de Porres in Lima

Visiting the birthplace/ casa of San Martin de Porres in Peru was never on my itinerary. I knew about it while searching for things to do in the historic district of Lima. I was born in a small barrio in the Philippines, and our Patron Saint is – San Martin!

Rainbow Mountain – The Views from The Summit

The Rainbow Mountain in Peru is one of the most beautiful and unique hiking trails in the world. The trail is located in the Andes Mountains and reaches a height of over 17,060 feet above sea level. The views from the top are absolutely breathtaking and unlike anything you will

Hiking the Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Hiking the Rainbow Mountain in Peru (outside Cusco) has been on my list since I saw the photos in National Geographic Magazine. I told myself that if ever I’ll be in Peru, there are two things I’d like to do/see: Visit Machu Picchu and Hike Rainbow Mountain. I conquered these

Walking Tour in Lima – On Your Own

This walking tour in Lima will last 2-3 hours, depending on your pace. That’s what we did. Though there are a few “free” walking tours in the historic district, we opted to do it ourselves because we had the whole day to explore the area and didn’t want to rush.

How to Visit Machu Picchu

How to visit Machu Picchu? If you are planning to visit Machu Picchu this year or in the future, and you don’t know where to start, you’re in the right place! I’ll try to explain it briefly as possible, so I won’t waste your time reading this post. Two ways

The Wonder of Machu Picchu

The wonder of Machu Picchu has been on the bucket list for so many of us. We can’t blame these travelers – the photos we see online and on social media are just stunning, and we want to be there! Of course, I’m one of those travelers who plead guilty.

Traveling in Peru by Bus – A Travel Itinerary

Traveling in Peru by bus is possible, and I don’t mean traveling on dirt, dusty roads or unreliable public transport with caged chickens and pigs as your fellow passengers. Of course, I’m talking about traveling by bus – in style! Let me be honest – all I knew about Peru