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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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Altitude sickness: All you need to know and how to avoid it

Posted by Mariana Gonzalez on
Altitude sickness: All you need to know and how to avoid it

The altitude sickness is a topic that worries many travelers before arriving to elevated cities, such as Cusco or Puno. Especially when reading reviews and comments online you can find many experiences of people laying in bed with nausea or having severe headaches.  This article will help you understand what the altitude sickness is, what the typical symptoms are and what to do to avoid it.

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What to pack for a trip to Peru? Peru packing list, planning and tips

Posted by Erik Krause on
What to pack for a trip to Peru? Peru packing list, planning and tips
What to pack for Peru is the last step before traveling to this magical country. This ultimate packing list prepares you for destinations all over Peru, from the North down to the South. If it's about what clothing to bring, bath utensils, medicine or travel gadgets to pack to make this journey comfortable, we got you covered.

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Machu Picchu Tickets - Important Information

Posted by Erik Krause on
Machu Picchu Tickets - Important Information

Visiting Machu Picchu is a must on every Peru trip. However, since the beginning of 2019 there are some things you should consider, such as how to buy Machu Picchu tickets and whether to climb Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain or visit the sun gate. This blog post will help answer all of these questions and make sure you will get to know Machu Picchu in the best way possible.

 

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11 Things you should know before traveling to Peru

Posted by Erik Krause on
11 Things you should know before traveling to Peru

Traveling to Peru and looking for some valuable Peru travel tips? Let me share 11 important and interesting things to know before traveling to Peru with you. This way, we can make sure to make your planning and your stay over here easier and more comfortable...

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Discover the Best Route to the Famous Rainbow Mountains of Peru

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
Discover the Best Route to the Famous Rainbow Mountains of Peru

The Rainbow Mountains in Cusco have been gaining increasing popularity recently, especially through the distribution of beautiful pictures on social media. The rainbow coloured mountains are definitely worth seeing while in Cusco but don't take the first offer you see as there are many differences between the tours. Find out more about the best route to the rainbow mountains...

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Tips and Insiders on what to do in Cusco - free city guide

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Tips and Insiders on what to do in Cusco - free city guide

If there is one destination in Peru everybody visits, it’s Cusco. It's crucial to know about the top things to do in Cusco when you only have a few days in the city of the Incas. Overwhelmed with all those amazing places inside and outside of the city, “what to do in Cusco” is a question that comes up a lot...

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Free Wifi in Peru: where to find free wifi in Lima, Cusco, Arequipa and elsewhere

Posted by Mariana Gonzalez on
Free Wifi in Peru: where to find free wifi in Lima, Cusco, Arequipa and elsewhere

Even though many people like to be disconnected from time to time, especially while traveling, it's always great to have a minute with internet access, especially when it’s free wifi. Often, it’s necessary when you want to check something, such as what tours to do in Cusco or where to eat in Arequipa. Also, when you want to share an unforgettable moment with family and friends or just to upload that incredible picture of Machu Picchu on Instagram. This post provides a small list of places with free internet access in Peru and other ideas of how to get connected to local wifi for a while.

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