Aren Bergstrom - Statue of Pachacutec in Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru - Cropped

The Incan and Colonial Highlights of Cusco on Peru Travel

Cusco is Peru’s most popular city for a reason. Unlike metropolitan Lima, it doesn’t overwhelm travellers with overcast skies, diesel fumes, and a sprawling map that comprises 43 separate districts. It also has an easy-to-understand historical significance as the former capital of the Inca Empire. Add that to the fact that it’s the gateway city […]

Cathedral of Arequipa and Volcano in Background, Arequipa, Peru

Discover Arequipa, an Architectural Surprise on Your Peruvian Vacation

So you have possibly arranged or are considering a trip to Peru, and your first choices of destinations more than likely include Machu Picchu and Cusco. Good choices! However, here’s another destination you might want to think about adding to your Peruvian vacation which might come as a pleasant surprise… Arequipa. Arequipa, Peru’s second largest […]