Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru

If you think of traveling to Peru, it’s not Lima that first comes to mind, but a quaint mountain town in the Peruvian Andes called Cusco. The region is chock full of mysterious history and incredible archaeological sites with the most mind-blowing ancient secrets. Of course, the top attraction is the world-famous complex of Machu… Continue reading Top 10 Most Interesting Places in and Around Cusco, Peru

Visiting Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

Visiting Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru

After many fun-filled days in Lima, Paracas, Huacachina and Nazca, an overnight Peru Hop bus finally brought us to the White City, Arequipa. It is called the White City, because a lot of its buildings are constructed of volcanic white stone, which just adds so much charm to its architecture. Everyone we asked about this… Continue reading Visiting Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru

Nazca Lines
South America, Trips and Destinations

Nazca, Peru and How to Fly Over the Nazca Lines

Nazca is always one of the most interesting stops while traveling through Peru, mainly because it is the location of one of the world-famous archaeological phenomena: the Nazca Lines. We departed from Huacachina at about 4 pm, planning to arrive to Nazca about 7 pm. On the way we were surprised with an unexpected stop:… Continue reading Nazca, Peru and How to Fly Over the Nazca Lines

Huacachina, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

How to Have the Most Fun in the Huacachina Oasis, Peru

After our stay in Paracas, we were anxious to learn about our next hop-off in Huacachina, Peru.  The only oasis in the Americas, North or South, this was certainly going to be interesting to say the least! Facts about Huacachina The name Huacachina comes from Quechua word “wakachina”, which means “to guard”, “to conceal”, possibly shortened… Continue reading How to Have the Most Fun in the Huacachina Oasis, Peru

A Guide to Paracas, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

A Guide to Paracas, Peru: Sea Lions, Penguins, Red Beaches, Mysterious Skulls and Other Amazing Things to See

Paracas is a small and cozy fishing village on the coast of the Pacific Ocean about 3 hours from Lima. When you first arrive, it seems there is only one street with hotels and houses on both sides. But don’t be fooled: the town is not that small and contains many surprises. Here are some… Continue reading A Guide to Paracas, Peru: Sea Lions, Penguins, Red Beaches, Mysterious Skulls and Other Amazing Things to See

Lima, Peru
South America, Trips and Destinations

What to Do in Lima, Peru: A Three-Day Itinerary to Explore This Wonderful City

Well, you fly into the capital of an amazing country which happens to be Peru! Truly, this is a land of culture beyond belief and above all, a land of mystery! The majority of people who arrive in Peru, first land in Lima. Even though a lot of them change planes straight to Cusco, it is… Continue reading What to Do in Lima, Peru: A Three-Day Itinerary to Explore This Wonderful City

12 Reasons to use Peru Hop to travel through Peru
South America, Travel Tips, Trips and Destinations, Useful Info

12 Reasons to Use PERU HOP to Travel through Peru (and Bolivia!)

The best way to travel through Peru and Bolivia - Why should you choose Peru Hop? - Information - Tours - Peru Hop Buses - Discounts - Safety - Crossing the Bolivian border. Peru is such a unique country in its diversity. If you have any significant amount of time, I strongly recommend you not… Continue reading 12 Reasons to Use PERU HOP to Travel through Peru (and Bolivia!)

White Water Rafting
Accommodation Tips, Camping, Trips and Destinations, USA

How to Vacation in a Yurt in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains is a bucket-list destination for many people. Breathtaking views, clear mountain air, beautiful nature and numerous fun and adventurous activities. What else can you do to magnify your experience of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Well, I will tell you what: don’t settle for a regular hotel. Try something really special ...… Continue reading How to Vacation in a Yurt in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Haulover Canal Bridge (Cape Canaveral)
Sailing, Sailing Lifestyle, Useful Info

ICW Anchorages for the Trip from West Palm Beach to Jacksonville

On our way South we primarily sailed outside, but on the way back North we opted to take the Intracoastal Waterway. There are plenty of places to stop along the way, so there are not ALL the ICW anchorages that are presented here. This is the list of the ICW anchorages we personally used in… Continue reading ICW Anchorages for the Trip from West Palm Beach to Jacksonville