Peru vs Costa Rica: How to Choose Your Ideal Destination
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Peru vs Costa Rica: How to Choose Your Ideal Destination

Peru vs Costa Rica, which one should you choose?   I’ve been to multiple places in both countries, and absolutely love both.  The question of Peru or Costa Rica really comes down to what activities are most important to you.  Bottom Line: choose Peru for multi-day hiking, cultural immersion, and cuisine, and choose Costa Rica for…

Honest Alpaca Expeditions Review: Everything You Need to Know
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Honest Alpaca Expeditions Review: Everything You Need to Know

Kendall and I hiked the 4-day/3 night classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and want to give you our honest Alpaca Expeditions review. They are a fantastic company and did an incredible job. Here are all the details so you can make your own informed decision. Some of the things we loved were the following:…

9 Best Inca Trail Tour Companies (Updated 2024)

9 Best Inca Trail Tour Companies (Updated 2024)

Looking for the best Inca Trail tour companies? Kendall and I hiked the full classic Inca Trail and had an incredible experience. Besides choosing the best time to visit Machu Picchu, choosing a tour company is one of the most important considerations and will greatly affect your experience. I’ve compiled a list of top-rated companies…

11 Essential Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

11 Essential Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Hiking to Machu Picchu is the experience of a lifetime.  These 11 tips for hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will help you prepare and make the most of your experience. Kendall and I completed the classic 4-day trek with Alpaca Expeditions and had an incredible experience, partially because we had adequately prepared. We…

Amazing 7 Day Peru Itinerary: Inca Trek to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

Amazing 7 Day Peru Itinerary: Inca Trek to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

Looking to plan a perfect 7 day Peru itinerary? Peru is an incredible country full of gorgeous mountain ranges, amazing food, lush rainforests, and some of the most awe-inspiring archaeological sites in the world.  With this itinerary, you can hike the entire Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, explore the Sacred Valley, and walk through the…