Peru


The Northern Highlands loop: Exploring some of Peru’s lesser-visited towns

Not many tourists make it to Peru’s Northern Highlands – an area that stretches from the western foothills of the Andes to the Amazon Jungle – simply because the region is so far away and so inaccessible from the country’s major tourist attractions (Cusco, The Sacred Valley, the desert oasis of Huacachina and Lake […]


Three months in Peru: My top seven highlights 6

In 2014 my boyfriend and I took a career break to travel through South America independently.  We flew to Peru from the UK and subsequently spent a whole three months (two of those illegally, but that’s another story!) exploring the country’s diverse and beautiful landscapes, enjoying its delicious array of culinary options, […]


7 things to do in Arequipa, Peru 11   Recently updated !

Despite its picturesque location in the shadow of three dramatic volcanoes, its wealth of well-preserved colonial architecture, and vast array of accommodation options, quality restaurants, boutique shops and trendy bars, Arequipa, Peru, often gets overlooked in favor of its rival sibling, Cusco. While Cusco is definitely a city not to […]