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5 Reasons Why Peru is the Best Place to Travel with Your Girlfriends

5 Reasons Why Peru is the Best Place to Travel with Your Girlfriends

If the opportunity to dine on world-renowned cuisine and explore breathtaking landscapes isn’t enticing enough to put Peru at the top of your shortlist for an international girls getaway, these five reasons will. From wine-tasting to white sand beaches and five-star hotels, a trip to Peru with your girlfriends literally checks every box. Here’s why:

What To See and Do In Cusco’s Nearest Jungle City, Quillabamba

What To See and Do In Cusco’s Nearest Jungle City, Quillabamba

Located about four to five hours from Cusco, Quillabamba is a market town set in the steamy brow of the Peruvian Amazon. It’s best known for its exports, like coffee, tropical fruit, and chocolate, but it’s also home to several scenic waterfalls and swimming holes perfect for taking a dip. Read this article and consider

What are the Benefits of Choosing Local vs. Foreign Tour Operators and Agencies?

What are the Benefits of Choosing Local vs. Foreign Tour Operators and Agencies?

For some, traveling to a foreign country can be as exciting as it is anxiety inducing. There’s a new culture and strange language to navigate and there’s often the pressure of making sure that you see it all and miss nothing. That’s why tour operators and agencies exist—to help maximize what could be your only

5 Reasons Why Solo Travel to Peru is a Must

5 Reasons Why Solo Travel to Peru is a Must

Solo travel can either be exciting or terrifying depending on how willing you are to step outside of your comfort zone. This article is for both the tried and true solo travellers and those new to the game, we’re here to share some first-hand information (and reassurance for those a little nervous) about why Peru

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 2

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 2

Hopefully, you’re arriving to this article after having read Part 1 of the June festivals and events in Peru series. With the 2018 World Cup infusing an extra dose of pride and spirit into the already festive atmosphere, the first half of June brings fire festivals, free concerts, and reenactments of ancient cultural traditions. The

How to Mingle with the Locals in Cusco

How to Mingle with the Locals in Cusco

Most travelers come to Peru to visit Machu Picchu and perhaps hike the Inca Trail or they come to see some of the local landmarks, historic churches, museums, and the majestic Andes, its valleys, canyons, and breathtaking snow-capped peaks. What many travelers to Peru fail to do is engage and connect with the locals who

Cusco’s Sacred Huacas: Neighborhood Shrines You Can Walk To

Cusco’s Sacred Huacas: Neighborhood Shrines You Can Walk To

Cusco is a city full of intriguing and mysterious surprises, many of which travelers will probably never fully understand in just one trip to Peru or short visit to Cusco. But your trip to Cusco can be different. Allow us to share with you three of the lesser-known, yet extremely accessible, neighborhood shrines of Cusco.

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

Spiritual Peru: A Look Inside Peruvian Mysticism, Legend, and Traditions

Spiritual Peru: A Look Inside Peruvian Mysticism, Legend, and Traditions

While many tourists come to Peru to see the country’s many spectacular sites, like Machu Picchu, Cusco, and the Amazon Jungle, many more flock to Peru for its spiritual elements and mysteries. From sacred mountains, called Apu, to protective spirits and ancient legends, Peru and its indigenous cultures are rooted in spirituality. If you spend

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-