Molly Krifka, Author at Luxury Travel to Peru, Galapagos & Bolivia
7 Crowd-Free Places to Visit in Peru

7 Crowd-Free Places to Visit in Peru

With Peru on more than a few travelers’ bucket lists, you would think the entire country and all of its best attractions are overrun with tourists. We’re here to tell you that that just isn’t true. Beyond Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, and the reservation-only restaurants of Lima, there are crowd-free sites to see and

Unique Stays in Peru: Where Luxury Meets Adventure Travel

Unique Stays in Peru: Where Luxury Meets Adventure Travel

 When visiting Peru, there are a number of choices for travelers looking for both luxury accommodations and exciting adventure, from luxury river cruises down the Amazon on fully equipped yachts to a cozy “skylodge” suite that literally hangs from the side of a mountain. Peru is the travel destination for travelers seeking the best of

Cultural Differences: Peru vs. United States

Cultural Differences: Peru vs. United States

Several of our staff at Kuoda Travel hail from countries of the western world where structure in day-to-day life is commonplace and something you can count on. In Peru, it’s about embracing the chaos and adapting to a different way of doing things. From crossing the street to grocery shopping, life in Peru is an

True Creature of Legend: The Amazon Pink River Dolphin

True Creature of Legend: The Amazon Pink River Dolphin

Among the wonders you will find if you visit the Peruvian Amazon during your Peru vacation is a creature that seems like it belongs inside a magical legend alongside fire-breathing dragons and winged fairies. It’s a creature known locally as Bufeo Colorado, and it’s the largest freshwater cetacean on Earth: the Pink River Dolphin! In

Insider Access Series, Part 3: History & Culture Tours in Peru

Insider Access Series, Part 3: History & Culture Tours in Peru

Welcome to our 5-part blog series featuring some of Peru’s most exclusive, authentic, and unheard-of travel experiences handpicked by our team of Kuoda Travel Designers. Many of these experiences are exclusive to Kuoda travelers, as we pull on our local connections and intimate knowledge of Peru to create something special and unique for your once-in-

A One-of-a-Kind Journey to Q´eswachaka – The Last Incan Rope Bridge

A One-of-a-Kind Journey to Q´eswachaka – The Last Incan Rope Bridge

Might you be someone interested in witnessing an astonishing and highly unique Peruvian living tradition that harks back to Incan times during your tailor-made tour of Peru? I’m talking about something that only a select few tourists are able to attend each year and something that stretches the imagination of modern ingenuity: a hand-woven bridge,

PAUCARTAMBO FESTIVAL: ONE OF PERU’S HAPPIEST CELEBRATIONS!

PAUCARTAMBO FESTIVAL: ONE OF PERU’S HAPPIEST CELEBRATIONS!

By chance are you and your family or friends traveling to Peru in July? Interested in immersing yourself in local flavor and some of the most important cultural highlights of Peru? If you’re nodding your head yes, then something you should definitely consider is an authentic Peruvian Festival experience, which is full of ornately orchestrated

Big Eyes, Yellow Hands, and Crazy Hair: Discovering Peru’s Monkeys

Big Eyes, Yellow Hands, and Crazy Hair: Discovering Peru’s Monkeys

What Kinds of Monkeys Can You See in Peru? Peru is home to over 32 species of monkeys, which belong to three different families. These three families are considered to be New World monkeys. New World monkeys are found in Central and South America, as well as parts of Mexico. Old World monkeys, on the other hand,

Peru Family Travel: A Day-Trip to the Choco Museum

Peru Family Travel: A Day-Trip to the Choco Museum

Keeping the kids entertained on your Peru family trip can sometimes be a challenge. Cultural sites like Machu Picchu might be intriguing for you, but they can fail to hold the attention of younger children. The Choco Museo, which has locations in both Cusco and Lima, is the ideal solution to this dilemma. It offers