• Bolivia

    How to Visit Salar de Uyuni – Bolivia’s Famous Salt Flats

    If there is only one thing you do in Bolivia, make it a visit to the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat on earth. But how do you even visit the Salar de Uyuni? The salt flat is in one of the most remote and high-altitude deserts on earth, with altitudes reaching 5000 meters thanks to the towering Andes Mountains range. Being in such an inhospitable environment, Salar de Uyuni requires advanced planning to ensure your visit is safe and that you get to see everything you wanted. This guide covers everything you need to know to plan your own trip to Bolivia’s famous salt flats. Getting to Salar de…

  • Peru,  South America,  Travel Tips

    Alternatives to Machu Picchu – Cusco’s Inca Ruins

    In and around Cusco there are dozens of Inca ruins alternatives to Machu Picchu. Every traveler visiting Peru has heard of Machu Picchu, and it’s the rich Inca history and famed archaeological sites that pull tourists to Peru in the first place. As stunning as Machu Picchu is, there are many more Inca historical sites and ruins around Cusco and the Sacred Valley that are also worth visiting. You can actually visit 10 alternatives to Machu Picchu all for about the same price as a single day trip to Machu Picchu!  Keep reading for information on why visit alternatives to Machu Picchu, 10 alternative sites, and a cost-effective itinerary of…