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Laws for using Drones in Peru - All you need to know

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Laws for using Drones in Peru - All you need to know
If you are planning to visit Peru, you will have a lot of opportunities to create amazing content as Peru has it all: mountains, jungle, desert and the sea. Flying your drone in Peru will allow you to view many sites from a different perspective and to get memorable photos and videos. However, before bringing and using your drone you should consider local drone laws in Peru and also the airport regulations. This short blog post focuses on all you need to know if you plan to take a drone to Peru.

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10 Things to consider when booking a tour from a Peru travel agency

Posted by Erik Krause on
10 Things to consider when booking a tour from a Peru travel agency
Have you ever found yourself sitting at your laptop after three hours of extensive research? And you still have the same questions, such as “which tour in Cusco shall I book?” or “which one is the best travel agency in Peru that can help me plan for my upcoming holiday?” I know that feeling.

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Small Group Tours in Peru - Exploor’s Tours in Cusco

Posted by Erik Krause on
Small Group Tours in Peru - Exploor’s Tours in Cusco

It’s Saturday evening, February 2019. I’m in the office as an American couple enters the room. Hannah and Robin, who want to join our Alternative Rainbow Mountain tour in two days, had a big problem. They told us that they compared many different agencies in Cusco and often didn’t understand their differences. It was not the first time that I heard about this.

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Cusco Tourist Ticket - All You Need to Know

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
Cusco Tourist Ticket - All You Need to Know

Without a doubt, visiting Cusco is a must for everyone that visits Peru. Many of our travellers say that they love Peru’s diversity and that of all destinations, what they liked most was Cusco due to its rich history and the many options for day tours it offers. In order to visit Cusco's sites, you will need the Cusco tourist ticket. However, as there are different options as to what ticket to buy many people often get confused. That’s why in this article we will elaborate what the Cusco tourist ticket is (Boleto turístico del Cusco (BTC) in Spanish), which sites each ticket includes and how much it costs.

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Machu Picchu Weather - All you need to know

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Machu Picchu Weather - All you need to know

Before you plan to come and visit the famous Machu Picchu, one of the seven world wonders since 2007, you should be aware of the weather so you can prepare yourself accordingly. I’m sure that when most people think of South America, they associate it with sunny & warm weather - and yes, part of this is true. But what kind of weather can you expect at the Machu Picchu? What is the best time of the year to do a Machu Picchu tour? This blog post will focus on these and many more questions regarding the weather at Machu Picchu.

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How to get a SIM card in Peru

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
How to get a SIM card in Peru

Do you know what  it feels like to be in a different country in which you don’t have mobile data on your phone and only depend on free public Wifi, such as in parks, coffee shops or in the hotel? When travelling to Peru, fortunately it’s very easy to get a SIM card allowing you to be connected most of the time. I say “most of the time” on purpose as in more rural parts of the country you just won’t get any service. In the following, we’ll show you the different steps how to get a SIM card in Peru.

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9 typical Peruvian drinks

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
9 typical Peruvian drinks
As everyone knows, Peru is famous for its delicious cuisine. However, the country of the ancient Incas also has an impressive variety of special drinks. The drinks in Peru reflect local customs, history and exceptional ingredients. In this post, I'd like to introduce you to the most popular alcoholic & non-alcoholic Peruvian drinks that you definitely have to try during your time in Peru.

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Which train to take to Machu Picchu? The different trains to Machu Picchu

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Which train to take to Machu Picchu? The different trains to Machu Picchu
Before you are on the way to your unforgettable adventure to the famous Machu Picchu, we would like to present you the different trains to Machu Picchu and what you should pay attention to. Although the train to Machu Picchu is not the cheapest, it offers you some time to relax and to enjoy the beautiful nature of Cusco's Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River before arriving at the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. But the big question is what train options there are for Machu Picchu and which one to take.

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The Best Food to try in Peru

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
The Best Food to try in Peru
All of us have been in a situation like that before: we are traveling in a foreign country and we don't know where to go out to eat. However, we do not want to enter a restaurant and eat food we don’t know just to leave that one disappointed. That’s why in this article, we present traditional Peruvian food from cities such as Lima, Arequipa, Cusco, Puno, Paracas and many more so you can enjoy the incredible Peruvian kitchen during your journey.

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Peru Travel Tips: 20 easy Spanish words & phrases you need to know in Peru

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Peru Travel Tips: 20 easy Spanish words & phrases you need to know in Peru
Do you know that feeling when you’re in a foreign country and you don’t know the language? I’m pretty sure most of us want to avoid staring at someone in Peru and having no clue when they speak to us in Spanish, right? And let’s be honest, the Peruvians love it when they get a response from us foreigners in their own language (even though we might add our typical accent to it)! That’s why I made a small list with 20 easy Spanish words & phrases you need to know in Peru and I hope it will help you out.

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