Three Days in Cusco, The Gateway To Machu Picchu

Hostal Cusi Wasi

We came to Cusco, Peru, for two reasons: One, we’ve heard great things about the colonial town set high up in the Peruvian Andes, and two, it’s the gateway to Machu Picchu. Walking around Cusco’s historical center reminded me of our time in Europe. Its Spanish colonial architecture is elegantly stuck in time. Once the capital of the great Inca …

La Paz to Cusco with Bolivia Hop and Peru Hop

Exploring Puno, Peru with Peru Hop and Bolivia Hop.

Guil and I spent a relaxing five days in La Paz, Bolivia, before setting our sights on the next destination: Cusco, Peru. But we were not excited to face that hours-long bus ride. Thankfully we stumbled upon Bolivia Hop and Peru Hop, which offer a hop-on, hop-off transportation service between the two countries. What? You thought hop-on, hop-off buses only …

Everything You Need To Know About The Bolivia Salt Flats Tour (Salar de Uyuni)

Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia

If you’ve seen the epic photos taken on the endless white horizon that is Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, then the salt flat is probably on your bucket list. That’s how it appeared on ours. The Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, an 11,000-square-kilometer landscape of glistening, white salt. The surreal landscape is like nothing you’ve ever seen …