Peru

Becoming Expats: Mia, An American in Peru

Mia Spingola (@mambo773) From: Chicago, Illinois Currently living in: Lima, Peru Has also lived in: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santa Marta, Colombia; Florence, Italy Best neighborhood to explore in Lima: Barranco Go-to cafe in Lima: Buenavista Cafe (purely for the view....

Travel Stories from the Life of a Journey Architect

Journey Architect. It’s a role Kym Pham created for herself. The words came to her in a moment of clarity: You are here to journey with others to stunning, sacred places and bring them...

Travel Lessons from a Trip to Peru

When my boyfriend and I started planning our summer trip last year, Peru wasn’t even on our wish list. As often happens, driven by curiosity of the many beautiful destinations around the world, we...

#PassionPassport Twitter Chat – On Location: South America

Photo by Passion Passport community member @saltaconmigo   South America holds some of the world's most breath-taking icons of history, beauty and adventure. From the glorious Amazon to the story-drenched trails of Machu Picchu, the continent...

Skylodge: Cliffside Hotel Rooms Suspended High Above the Valley

One of my greatest pleasures in life is putting together an itinerary for an upcoming trip. As I plan, I always look for out-of-the-box activities or hotels to add some spice to the experience....
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Photo Essay: A Journey Across South America

Through stunning imagery, Anna Borisenko takes us on a journey through South America -  from Colombia in the north to Argentina in the south; from Chile in the west to Brazil in the east. Last...

TBLI Reflection I: Exploring the Peruvian Identity

My first day in Lima, I woke up in a dustbowl. Far from the metropolitan district of Miraflores, Lima’s cultural hub most often seen by tourists, I’d found myself in the residential district of...

Isla Ballestas, Peru: The Poor Man’s Galapagos Islands

Four hours from Lima, Peru and right on the Pacific Ocean is the small town of Paracas. My girlfriend Kate and I had never heard of it before; however, at the recommendation of a...

Chip Malt: Making it Rain at Machu Picchu

Despite being accosted at customs for flying from the number one cocaine-producing country to the number two cocaine-producing country, our flight from Bogota, Colombia to Cuzco, Peru went relatively smoothly. After collecting our bags,...