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Where to Stay in Cusco

Where to Stay in Cusco

Cusco Peru was once the capital of the Inca Empire, and today remains the gateway to world-famous Machu Picchu and the uber-Instagrammable Rainbow Mountain. Over 500,000 travelers each year visit this region, making it one of the most popular cities in South America. While the city has only half a million residents, a small fraction of Lima, you will still have several options when deciding where to stay near Cusco. We’ve gathered up the best Cusco hotels and neighborhoods for every kind of traveler, as well as the best hostels in Cusco, for our budget-friendly travelers.  We will cover off all types of Cusco accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Cusco hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Cusco Peru, the best Cusco hotels, best places in Cusco to visit, the best places to stay in Cusco, hotels near Cusco attractions, Cusco neighborhood guide and many…
Where to Stay in Lima

Where to Stay in Lima

Lima Peru is one of the most vibrant capital cities in South America, with a modern city center and a historic Colonial center. There are 43 unique Lima districts in this city with ten million residents, so finding the best part of Lima to stay in can be a challenge! To help you decide where to stay in Lima Peru, we’ve rounded up the best neighborhoods with a wide range of accommodation in Lima to fit every budget.  We will cover off all types of Lima accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Lima hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Lima Peru, the best Lima hotels, best places in Lima to visit, the best places to stay in Lima, hotels near Lima attractions, Lima neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to Peru Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and…
The Ultimate Guide to Peru

The Ultimate Guide to Peru

Peru is a dream destination for many, appealing to historians, artists, and backpackers alike. In this guide we will take you on the journey of a lifetime through the Peruvian highlands, the vast and expansive desert, hikes through Incan ruins and the Amazonian rainforest. Discovering Peru could take an entire lifetime, but here we will give you the lowdown on how to create an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime trip to this incredible country. Peru can be both a cheap and very expensive country to visit; you can budget from US $40 to $100 to day depending on whether you want to travel on the cheap or in style.  Rooms in hostels start from around US $7 a day and food can be incredibly cheap, eating like a local will cost only a few dollars if you stick to set menus. The most expensive thing to budget for is travel and tours; the…
2 days in Cusco Peru

2 days in Cusco Peru

Considered the most beautiful city of Peru, it is hard not to fall in love while wandering through the small streets of Cusco. Founded by the Incas and later, invaded and colonized by the Spanish, Cusco is like a time capsule preserving part of the South American story in its streets and walls. Obligatory stop for those on the way to Machu Picchu, Cusco is definitely a must, even if you don't have much time to spend in the city. There are so many things to do and see, and if you are a history enthusiast like me, Cusco is an infinite source for you! Cusco is located in an altitude of 3,400 km above sea level so if you are planning to visit the city, I would suggest you to reserve at least the first day in the city to rest and acclimatize, if you are planning to visit…