As you very well may know, my boyfriend Drew and I traveled to Peru back in September, predominately to hike Machu Picchu. It's on my bucket list to see the seven wonders of the world so knocking off Machu Picchu at 26 was an incredible experience. Our entire time in Peru was so special, adventurous [...]
I spent most of my summers and plenty of holidays in Benton while growing up and it holds a special place in my heart. Though I don't get back as much as I'd like to, it's so refreshing to spend time in a small town.
Cusco is rich in history and the tourism capital of Peru. So it isn't surprising that there is history around every corner and down every cobblestone street. Learn about my favorite day trips we took from Cusco:
Our trip to Peru was my first time in South America, and a wonderful introduction to the continent. Lively culture, great food and history pour out of every street. Cusco is nestled in the mountains and is much more relaxed than the capital city of Lima. Cusco is very touristy and offers plenty of Western cuisine and shops to find souvenirs.
Lima, Peru is beautiful in September - a bustling city of nearly 10 million people nestled along the beaches of the Pacific. A vast metropolitan hub, Lima was the first stop in our trip to Peru.
New Orleans has always been a place I’d wanted to visit - from the Cajun cuisine to the French Quarter - I just knew it was going to be a city unlike any other. And boy was I right.