• If we only had 2 weeks: Peru Itinerary | Guanaco llama alpaca at Machu Picchu | Peru Travel Guide by Cuppa to Copa Travels

    If we only had 2 weeks: Peru itinerary

    We’re lucky enough that our location independent business means that we can travel extra slow. If this is an option to you, we strongly recommend that you take your time, really getting to know and appreciate each country you’re in…

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    8 things to know before backpacking Peru

    Peru is a country that has so much to offer, and it knows how to deliver. There is so much to see and do when Peru backpacking that we recommend taking it as slow as possible; we had 4 weeks…

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    Huacachina: Peru’s mind-blowing desert oasis

    How to pronounce Huacachina: Wacka-cheena The Huacahina sand dunes and the oasis they surround are becoming more and more insta-famous. You may be disappointed to find that the Peru’s desert oasis only looks quite so remote if you angle your…

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    Cusco: The beating heart of Peruvian culture

    Ahhh, Cusco, the heart of Peruvian tourism! The main tourist area centres around the Plaza de Armas, and with it’s stunning churches and gardens it’s easy to see why. Cusco is culturally still actively influenced by its indigenous roots, which…

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    Lima, Peru’s bustling capital and gastronomical hub

    Depending on where you stay in Lima, you’ll either get the impression that it’s incredibly modern or completely crumbling. Lima is a tale of two worlds, with the contrast between rich and poor being one of the most profound we’ve…

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    The Beer Guide: Peru

    Like Chile, Peru is another country that geographically has everything, but the national sense of pride feels a little more coherent, perhaps due to the fact that most of its population can bond under their single Inca ancestry rather than…