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Alternative Treks To Machu Picchu: Defy The Norm

There are many routes to Machu Picchu that retain their appeal to visitors each year. If you want to avoid following the crowd, we have devised a list of alternative treks to Machu Picchu. The most popular

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Inca Trail Permits And How They Work

Since the 1450s, Machu Picchu has been a sight to see. It is thought that the ancient archaeological site was either built as a country residence for an emperor or a sacred place of worship. Either way,

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Best Time To Hike To Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the most admired archaeological and historical sights in the world. It was built in the 1450s and is thought to have been a country residence for an emperor or an important place

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Interesting Machu Picchu Facts And Figures

Machu Picchu is a sight to be marvelled at. It’s a Peruvian delight; the country’s most popular tourist destination and one of the world’s greatest historical sights. In this article we have created

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Best Adventures For Solo Females Around The World

It is no easy task to narrow down the top seven adventures for solo females, but we have done it. For those who love one of the greatest challenges, we’ve got the adventure for you. For those who love

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10 Best Hikes In Asia

For those who love exploring culture and enjoy a physical challenge, hiking in Asia is the perfect activity. This guide to the 10 best hikes in Asia will also aid you in the decision-making process. From

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Best Time To Trek To Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest is not only the tallest mountain in the world, but the most iconic. It’s dizzy heights are renowned around the globe, making it Nepal’s most popular trek. So, if you’re planning on

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11 Best Hikes In South America

South America can be an addictive place to travel in. The Andean peaks, the Incan ruins and the Amazonian rainforest make it a unique and charming place to be. For the adventure lover, hiking in South

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Top 10 Everest Base Camp Trek Tips

If you have a trip to the tallest mountain in the world planned, you’re undoubtedly looking for insight on Everest Base Camp trek tips. And rightly so – it is a mammoth challenge! The Everest Base

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Kilimanjaro Vs Everest Base Camp: Key Things To Consider

For trekking enthusiasts, the Kilimanjaro vs Everest Base Camp (EBC) decision is one of the hardest. After all, both are giants and extremely attractive trips. There are many different things to consider

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