Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco, Peru

The day after my arrival into Cusco, I ventured out to Machu Picchu to explore the beautiful ancient ruins. Machu Picchu has always been on my bucket list, and I couldn’t have asked for a better day (both weather and experience-wise)! I definitely recommend giving yourself a day or two in Cusco to get used…

Exploring Cusco, Peru in a Few Days!

A few days in Cusco… It has always been a dream of mine to visit all (or most) of the Wonders of the World, including Machu Picchu. I was extremely fortunate to travel to Cusco for a work retreat in August 2016, and of course I decided to take some additional time off to travel…

Preparing for a Trip to Cusco, Peru

Preparing for a Trip to Cusco, Peru Research Ahead of Time: Take some time to research where you want to go, what you want to do, and places you want to see in and around Cusco. Peru is a large country, and Cusco is a small town, so you must plan accordingly! I personally enjoy…