Peru Blog Posts

pen pals brandon and diego October 30, 2018

A Pen Pal Story from Minnesota to Cuzco

Connecting with a new culture and the people that live it is always wonderful. The best feeling is when we watch our kids bond with other kids in a meaningful way despite differences in language and culture. That is just what happened when 8-year-old Brandon from Minnesota joined our Pen Pal program and met Diego,…

The Maras Salt Terraces - a Machu Picchu alternative. June 20, 2018

4 Things to See in Peru that Are Not Machu Picchu

One of the most famous places in the world is Machu Picchu in Peru. It’s an amazing place that every family should take the time to see and explore. Machu Picchu aside, Peru is an incredible country that is a perfect place to travel with kids. There are a lot of ancient ruins to explore,…

September 8, 2015

Our 10 Favorite Llamas in Peru

One of the best parts of any family vacation is getting to know the locals and making connections that you could only make through traveling. This holds true no matter where in the world you travel to. One place that we can’t get enough of, and neither can our traveling families, is Peru. Between our…

August 18, 2015

20 Reasons Not to Go to Peru

Peru is obviously a terrible place to take a family vacation and we don’t know what good things to say about it, if there are any. Check out the top 20 reasons not to go to Peru! 1. There’s nothing beautiful or magical about Machu Picchu   2. Really, there isn’t anything worth seeing  …

June 16, 2015

Machu Picchu: 4 Things You Need to Know

There is a reason that Machu Picchu is on the bucket list for almost all travelers- it’s quite marvelous. The stone architecture of this deserted city is fascinating and after you remember that this entire complex was built before the invention of any machinery, it becomes that much more impressive. Although a well-known site, here…

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