Cusco Travel Guide: Things to do in Cusco Peru

Make sure you acclimatize to the altitude before hiking in Peru

Cusco was the capital of the Inca Empire and was also known as the bellybutton of the World. Evidence of Inca culture is everywhere, but tourism is big business here and can be overwhelming!  I’ve put together this backpacking Cusco travel guide to help you to figure out what to do in Cusco to experience […]

How to Get from Cusco to Ollantaytambo & Why You Should Go!

Temple Hill at Ollantaytambo Day Trips from Cusco Peru

Ollantaytambo is a fascinating place to visit, and should certainly be on your Peru travel itinerary.  Often overlooked, be sure to give Ollantaytambo, or Ollanta as it’s also known, a chance to show you just why it is so special.  Here I’ve listed my reasons to hopefully persuade you why you should go from Cusco […]