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Tips for Visiting Machu Picchu

August 22, 2016

The fact that I visited Machu Picchu earlier this summer still feels a bit like a dream. After wanting to visit for so long, it’s still hard to comprehend that I ticked off a major bucket list travel destination of mine even though I have the photograph evidence to prove it to myself.

So because I’m still a bit moony over our trip to Peru (and I’m sure that I’ve completely bored my coworkers with my stories), I’ve put together a few tips that might help out on your future visit to Machu Picchu!

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Sundays at Machu Picchu

July 22, 2016

To say that visiting Machu Picchu has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember would be a bit of an understatement. Anytime I would come across an article the site in National Geographic or would see a picture of the ruins on instagram, I would be flooded with both a hintΒ of jealousy that I wasn’t there in person myself and also a feeling of wanderlust that made me want to pack my bag and catch the next flight down to Lima, Peru.

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Postcards from: Cusco, Peru

July 11, 2016

I didn’t really know what to expect when we stopped off the plane is Cusco. I had done a fair amount of research and reading on Machu Picchu and the Inca trail before leaving for our trip, but I realized that I knew very little about the city we’d be staying in before heading out on our hiking journey.

With very few expectations, we took a taxi into from the airport, checked into our first hotel, and walked around the streets of Cusco to get a feel for the city. And not going to lie, I think I fell in love with the vibrant colors and crowded streets within the first 10 minutes.

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