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Top Five Experiences in Peru

January 6, 2013

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The single hardest part of planning a trip to Peru, is deciding what to do while you’re there (for most people, Machu Picchu is a given). I’m still amazed by how much we crammed into a 10 day trip last year. Trying to decide what you can fit in? These are my top five recommendations […]

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A Look Back at 2012

January 4, 2013

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I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I wrote about my 2011 travel experiences. Now that we’re into 2013, I realized it’s time to take a look back at the past year in travel. 2012 was very good to me! A return to Grenada, ‘The Spice of the Caribbean’ –  I’ve been lucky […]

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A Private Island Escape on Peru’s Isla Suasi

October 29, 2012

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If you’re looking to totally disconnect, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s something magical about Isla Suasi, a small ecolodge and private island retreat on Peru’s Lake Titicaca. Having just finished our Machu Picchu adventure, we looking for something a little bit quieter and Isla Suasi was the perfect setting. A part of […]

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Wellness and Relaxation in a Sacred Setting

October 9, 2012

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A popular destination for backpackers and visitors on a shoe-string budget, Peru also has plenty to offer the luxury traveller. If you’re short on vacation time like many North Americans, and want to combine adventure with a side of luxury, there are some great options here. One of my favourite properties in Peru was the […]

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From Cusco to Puno – Riding the Rails in Style in Peru

July 3, 2012

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It has been named one of the world’s most beautiful train rides and rightfully so. The journey from Cusco to Puno on the Andean Explorer is worth every penny. Not only is the scenery breathtaking, but the experience is unforgettable. If your budget permits, this 10 hour train trip is a truly unique experience. At […]

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What Do You Get When You Cross a Bunny and a Squirrel?

June 27, 2012

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I loved the alpacas of Peru, but still felt this strange looking critter spotted on Suasi Island was worth sharing. Now what is he exactly? Is this the off-spring of a bunny and a squirrel? Is it even possible for them to mate?! I’m sure these questions are running through your head right now. In the […]

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Tourism Gone Wrong in Peru

June 21, 2012

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The last stop on a recent trip to Peru, Lake Titicaca, was high on my list of sites to see within the country. Let’s be honest, my desire to see this place was partially because of the name, which is hard to say with a straight face. The largest lake in South America, Lake Titicaca […]

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