Work Exchange: The Best Way To Visit Peru

How I lived, traveled, and worked in Peru for one month, and had the most incredible time. (As originally published on Worldpackers.)   After studying abroad in Europe for a year and traveling all around the continent, I was dying to explore another part of the world. I had just graduated university and had no …

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Conquering Rainbow Mountain, Peru

As originally published on GoNomad Months before I traveled to South America, I saw a picture of Rainbow Mountain somewhere on this vast internet. The second my eyes touched the image of the thick stripes of vivid colors plastered across the mountain’s surface, I decided I had to go there. I was determined to see this …

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7 Ways To Save Money In Cusco, Peru

Money-saving advice for the budget traveler in Cusco. Cusco, Peru, often acts as a base for visiting the iconic Machu Picchu. While this wonder of the world is absolutely worth the trip, the unique charm of Cusco itself is often overshadowed by this famous site of ancient Inca civilization. Cusco represents a lively cultural hub …

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20 Things I Learned At Lake Titicaca

Crossing things off your bucket list represents one of life's greatest joys. This week, I toured the world's highest navigable body of water, and therefore got to cross Lake Titicaca off my travel bucket list. This gigantic lake lies at the border of Peru and Bolivia, and is one of South America's largest lakes. After …

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