This iconic trek to Machu Picchu is often misunderstood and confused with other alternative treks around Cusco. Here we outline the basics on the Inca Trail and why it’s so special. What is the Inca Trail? The fact is there isn’t just one Inca Trail. The Incas built a massive system of trails all across […]
It’s one of the most famous archaeological sites in the World. If you’re taking a Peru vacation, you’re probably visiting. You’ve seen the photos, but how do you spell it? Machu Picchu – not the only Picchu If you want to get the spelling right, it probably helps to know what it means! Based on […]
Some people enjoy the slightly crazy differences with the way people do things in Peru, other people can’t stand them. Whatever your point of view, there’s no changing things. Here are some quirks that you are bound to encounter on Peru vacations 1. Good Food It doesn’t matter where you go; form a $1 lunch […]
People from Cusco in Peru have an extreme interpretation of the classic New Year phrase, “Out with the old, in with the new”. Find out more in this article, especially if you are thinking about a Peru vacation over the holiday period. Burning Issues Fed up with your wardrobe? No problem. Now is the time […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.