Why You Should Skip the Hot Springs in Agua Calientes, Peru

If you are going to go to Machu Picchu on your trip to Peru, you are definitely going to pass through Agua Calientes. A small town in the Peruvian mountains, it only exists as the gateway to the most famous Inkan ruins. It’s name comes from the hot springs situated just outside the town, but … More Why You Should Skip the Hot Springs in Agua Calientes, Peru

A Day Trip from Lima, Sand Dunes & Pisco in the Peruvian Desert

It’s early. Before sunrise, and we are waiting for our driver on our silent Miraflores street. We’re staying for three nights in Peru’s capital city before heading out to the jungle, Cuzco, and more. Since there aren’t many tourist attractions in Peru’s capital city–save for eating, drinking, and admiring pre-Colubmian artifacts at Museo Larco, the … More A Day Trip from Lima, Sand Dunes & Pisco in the Peruvian Desert

Lima is a Gritty, Underrated City with Delicious Food & Pockets of Beauty

After arriving in Lima late, we get some sleep and wake up early for a full day in Peru’s capital city. We fly into Peru for $800-round trip. We get our tickets super cheap by buying ahead and shopping around. Getting a feel for how prices are moving is always the way to get the … More Lima is a Gritty, Underrated City with Delicious Food & Pockets of Beauty