Machu Picchu aerial view

Photo Collection: Inti Raymi, a Peruvian Tradition

This project has a special place in my life and career. In 2012, I moved to Cuzco, Peru, to document the city’s sun celebration, known as Inti Raymi. Despite being Peruvian, I had never been to...

How to Visit Machu Picchu on a Budget

Perched among the mist-soaked mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu is a centuries-old fortress steeped in mystery. The Inca site attracts over a million travelers each year, but its location makes for a complicated, time-consuming,...

Everything to Know Before Visiting Machu Picchu

You know the scene — crumbling gray ruins amid vibrant, towering, green mountains with mist rolling in from all sides and a cheeky llama or two in the frame. Machu Picchu tops many a...

In the Mountains of Peru

Long before our wedding, my wife Laura and I decided that we didn’t want to have the typical, relaxed, “lay on the beach all day” type of honeymoon — so we decided to plan...

A Guide to the Peruvian Rainforest

When considering a quick jaunt to the Amazon Rainforest on your next trip to Peru, first take a moment to decide which area of the vast region you’d like to visit. The three rainforest...

A Guide to Visiting Lima, Peru

Lima tastefully encapsulates the beauty of Peruvian culture — quite literally, in fact, as it’s referred to as the Gastronomical Capital of the Americas. From its Andean influence and colonial architecture, to its rolling...

7 Outdoor Adventures to Have in Peru

If you’re planning a trip to Peru, you’re likely considering exploring Lima and Cusco, taking a tour through the Sacred Valley, and hitting a few Incan ruins. But don’t forget to plan some outdoor...

Planning Your Trip to Peru

To say that Peru is a unique and diverse country would be an understatement. After all, we’re talking about a place that has over 90 different microclimates, is home to a 15,000 year old...

A Guide to Visiting Cusco, Peru

Nestled in the rolling terrain of the Peruvian Andes, Cusco is a city overflowing with ancient Inca culture. Because of its intriguing past, visitors come from all over the world to explore the ruins...

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