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Stuck on what to do when you are in a city?  Want to find some inspiration of a new place to visit?  Browse through the city guides.  These are created for people like you who want to get a few ideas on what to do and how to travel around.  You may even find some suggestions on where to stay (otherwise read through the reviews).

 

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February 16, 2019

Ollantaytambo is a small town found in the Sacred valley of Peru.  It sits 2700 metres above sea level and is an hour and a half on the train from Machu Picchu.  Ollantaytambo was the last stronghold during the Spanish invasion and today provides a great little stop be...

December 9, 2018

​The Amazon rain forest covers 5.5 million square kilometers (about three quarters the size of Australia).  It encompasses three countries of Brazil, Columbia and Peru.  Depending on the time of year you go, you will have two different experiences.  The rainy season i...

November 29, 2018

Machu Picchu is a world heritage site made famous through being discovered over a century ago.  The site was hidden by thick jungle and only known by local farmers.  It is visited by 2000 people each day who travel a few ways to see the Machu Picchu citadel.  The first...

November 18, 2018

For a great stop on the way up to Machu Picchu why not stop in Arequipa.  Its 2335 m above sea level so will help you adjust to the higher altitude.  Arequipa is also the gateway to the Colca Canyon, home to the Andean Condor. 

It is named the white city of Pe...

April 2, 2018

Amongst the depths of the oceans, a peaceful and mystical creature surfaces to feed on small fish.  These creatures are known as whale sharks.  The Philippines is one country where these gentle giants can be found.  Two main areas of the Philippines are accessible for...

July 22, 2017

This has to be one of the most magical places on Earth and definitely one of the most memorable.  You will see unique animals who adapted to their surroundings, landscape shaped by fire and water and meet friendly locals who show off their home with pride. 

This g...

December 6, 2016

The Grand Canyon should be on everyone’s bucket list.  There are no words to describe the sheer size and beauty of this naturally formed canyon.  It is a popular site all year round and can be quite expensive to stay.  

West Rim

This area is the closest to Las...

November 23, 2016

Where is Puerto Ayora you may ask?  Well it’s the largest town in the Galapagos Islands and is one of the main ports for interisland transfers.  If you end up doing a cruise in the Galapagos, you might be staying in Puerto Ayora before or after your trip.  It is about...

November 23, 2016

Looking to getaway for a short time to party and people watch?  Then Las Vegas is a great place to visit.  There is so much to do in the city and you don’t have to gamble.  You can pretty much fly in from anywhere in the US and will be greeted by a giant slot machine o...

October 28, 2016

Mother Nature can create some mesmerising landscapes and one such place is Antelope Canyon.  Located about a 15 minute drive from the town of Page, Arizona, it is hidden under the desert landscape in which you would surely drive past if you weren’t looking for it.  The...

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