The Ultimate Guide to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

Our guest blogger, architect Norbert Figueroa, is always looking for new experiences and inspiration to build his world through travel. In this post, he reveals some secrets you should know when hiking the Inca Trail. The Inca Trail is without doubt...

Top 10 Things to do in Peru

Today’s guest poster is C. Stevens from BackpackerBanter.com My time in South America was full of epically good times, whether it was beach living in Ecuador or exploring the natural wonders of the Galapagos. Yet Peru was one of...

5 Stops Around the World for Lonely Solo Travellers

By Nico Crisafulli One of the main problems solo travellers have about being on the road alone often stems from the very nature of their solo travelling, that they’re alone, and how being alone sometimes dampens the traveling spirit –...

Backpacking Guide to South America

– Written by Victoria Philpott Backpacking around all the countries in South America will take you some time. The continent is made up of 12 nations, the biggest rainforest in the world, more than 371million people and 17,840,000sq km...

Top 10 Destinations for 2011

With our 2010 holidays behind us, it’s on to the hotly-tipped travel trends for 2011! If you are looking for inspiration about where to travel in 2011, take a look at our top ten destinations. The two winning Capital of Culture 2011 cities...

Off the beaten track in Trujillo, Peru

Most people follow a well-trodden path through Peru: Lima Airport, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lima Airport. While the ruins of Machu Picchu are undoubtedly amazing, there’s much more to this country than the tours would have you imagine – the...