Cliff Jump at Makawehi Point, Shipwreck Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

The first thing we noticed arriving in Cusco was the thin air.   Breathing was a chore, walking was more like stairmaster from hell . The local word for altitude sickness is ‘soroche’. The local remedy is to chew on coca leaves, yes the same leaves used for making cocaine. We highly recommend it! Read More


There’s a reason why Peru was named the World’s Leading Culinary Travel Destination in 2012 and 2013 by the World Travel Awards. The following are the must eats in Peru. Can we say, “May we have more please!”

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5 Fun Things To Do In Lima

Honestly we came to Peru to visit Machu Picchu (MP). Initially, Lima was to be our entry and exit point, as it turned out we managed five days total in the capital city, sandwiching MP and Cusco in the middle.   The following are our highlights of Lima. Read More


Thinking of going to Machu Picchu? Stop thinking and just do it!

Machu Picchu is one of the gems of the ancient world.   Tucked high in the Peruvian mountains this holy Inca city was never discovered by Spanish Conquistadors, and contains impressive Incan architecture without any modern modifications.

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