How to Spend 9 Days in Peru: Travel Guide

February 1, 2017Blog, Peru, Travel Guides

I spent a week in Peru in November (over Thanksgiving) with a friend. We visited Cusco, Lima, and hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Here’s what we did: How I Got There We flew Avianca from Dulles to Cusco, transferring through San Salvador and Lima (and snoozing in that airport for a bit since … Read More

Planning a Trip to Machu Picchu and Hiking the Inca Trail

August 26, 2015Blog, Peru

It all started with a poster. Hiking Machu Picchu had been on my list for a while, but it floated on that level that always got usurped by another destination when it came time to book. Then a few months ago my landlord inexplicably decided to plaster the hallway near my apartment door with a floor-to-ceiling mural of … Read More