Hungry Planet Peru There’s no hiding the fact that we have a serious crush with Peruvian Cuisine. We blog about how delicious and downright cheap Peruvian food is all the time, and we’re not going to stop. In our quest to deliver you, the reader, a selection of cuisine from every country we visit,, Read More
10 Reasons to Visit to Peru 1. Get down and grind on some Peruvian cuisine: In our humble opinion, Peruvian food is the best we’ve had in all of South America. There’s something they do here with the food that no other country has perfected. It’s super fresh, unbelievably tasty and very light on, Read More
How Much We Spent in Peru Budget: $50 per day for 2 people Total Spent: $1,306 USD Number of Days: 30 Average per day Spent: $44 USD per day for 2 people Peru is a bargain destination. We saved money by volunteering at a hostel in Huanchaco for a week with free use of, Read More
Floating Uros Islands: The Staged Act and Why You Should Go Anyway Please Exit Through the Gift Shop Most travelers passing through Puno are en route from Arequipa to Cusco or on the way to Bolivia. We belonged to the latter group and decided to spend a day on Lake Titicaca visiting the, Read More
48 hours in Arequipa When we say we were behind schedule when our bus rolled into Arequipa, we don’t mean the bus was late. Our ‘loose’ itinerary for traveling in South America was falling apart. It was so easy to slow down in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador and soak everything in. By the time, Read More
Peruvian Ceviche: The food that makes you want to stay The first time we came to Peru was to see Machu Pichu, we came back for the ceviche. There’s something about the ceviche in Peru that makes it so much better than everywhere else.
Santa Cruz Trek The Santa Cruz Trail is 31 miles (50km) connecting Vaqueria and Cashapampa in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca. This tropical highland region is home to Peru’s highest mountains and some of the best hikes in the world.
Hike Laguna 69: Our Favorite Day Hike in Huaraz OK, we’ll just come right out and say it. The hike to Laguna 69 is one of our most favorite day hikes ever! Of the three day hikes we made around Huaraz, the hike to Laguna 69 is by far the most challenging and rewarding.
Pastoruri Glacier: Getting High on Pastoruri After getting caught in a flash flood on the Laguna Wilcacocha hike, we realized we needed to contend with the weather in the Cordillera Blanca along with the altitude. We left our soaking wet hiking shoes to dry out in the hostel and signed up for a, Read More