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Pay Attention to that “When to Go” Part…

Every guidebook covering a destination has a “when to go” section and most comprehensive travel articles do too. The problem is, a whole lot of people never read that part. They just look at the #beautiful photos on Instagram and assume
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How Much Does a Machu Picchu Trip Cost?

One of the seven wonders of the world and by most accounts the most popular tourist destination in South America for foreigners, Machu Picchu is on the list of almost every first-time visitor to Peru. If you look at Peru’s advertising
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How to Hike to Gocta Waterfall in Peru

Some of the best places to visit in the world make you work for it a bit and that’s true with Gocta Waterfall in Peru. You’ll go up and down for six kilometers each way on the trip, but after you
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Is Peru a Cheap Place to Travel? It Depends…

Peru travel is a bargain. Or Peru is very expensive. It all depends on how and where you travel in the country. I inhabit the strange world of travel writing where for my job I go back and forth from cheap

Peru’s Salkantay Trek vs. the Inca Trail

  Twice in my life I have spent several days off the grid in Peru, slogging up and down the Andes Mountains on the way to Machu Picchu. Once I did it on the Inca Trail, another time on the Salkantay