Aleah Taboclaon is a solo traveler and freelance editor and writer. She's backpacking solo in South America for two years. Read her solo travel tales and tips in http://www.SolitaryWanderer.com and follow her trips on Instagram (aleahphils).

Cusco is not just the gateway to Machu Picchu. It houses quite a few museums that gives light to the region’s rich cultural past. Here are a few museums that you should definitely check out when you visit the city.


Taking the Inca trail to Machu Picchu is an experience of a lifetime. Whether you’re looking for your next outdoor expedition, planning a spiritual journey, or hoping to cross off Machu Pichu on your bucket list, the Inca trek is an adventure that’s not be missed.














The Ballestas Islands are definitely among the best ecotourism destinations in the country of Peru. It offers scenic views, bountiful wildlife, and even a prehistoric mystery that collectively provide visitors with an experience that they won’t soon forget.

You don’t want to ruin your trip and somebody else’s with an altitude sickness. If you’re going to Peru, you may experience it, as there are several high-elevation places there that are a must-see. Prevention is far better than cure, so, hopefully, with these tips, your Peru trip will be everything you’ve ever dreamed of.

Machu Picchu is definitely a must-add to any traveler’s bucket list because of its wondrous sights and rich history. It takes a lot of effort to reach Machu Picchu, and often, you’d find yourself huffing and puffing out of exertion when hiking the trail, but the scenic panoramas are well worth the effort you would invest in getting there.

Peru is a country of fun-loving people who value their ancestral roots through the celebration of rituals and festivities. Being there to observe the numerous festivals in the country would certainly be a treat to any culture travelers. Here are three festivals we suggest you attend in Cusco Region.

The Sacred Valley is one of the most important ancient settlements in South America, and its achievements and milestones will leave you in awe. Read on to find out more about this must-visit destination in Peru.