ce·vi·che /səˈvēCHā/ – A South American dish of marinated raw fish or seafood, typically garnished and served as an appetizer.
I’ve tried both Peruvian Ceviche and Mexican Ceviche. So who wins in this South American Seafood Showdown?Read More
You shouldn’t believe everything you hear. This saying always pops up AFTER you’ve done something stupid. Today was no exception. As I was intermittently going between my hammock, the fruit smoothie bar, and the pool in the desert oasis of Huacachina Peru, I started to talk with the waitress. She laughed at my Argentinian accented Spanish and then divulged a Peruvian secret to me: Coca-Cola is the Peruvian Tanning Lotion.Read More
Lake Titicaca was one of my favourite places in Peru. It was peaceful sitting at the edge of the Isla del Sol and looking out into the blues of the surrounding.Read More
sometimes you see woman in traditional wear on islands in the middle of a far away island and you know they dress that way when the tourists aren’t around. But then you go to an Alpaca Museum in the middle of a modern city and KNOW they are dressed for the cameras. Is it right?Read More
Getting from Cuzco to Machu Picchu; Hike, Train, Walk, Half-Bus?
There are a few options of getting from Cuzco, Peru – the last major city in the Andean Mountains before heading up to Machu Picchu. Yes there are more cities on the way – beautiful ones at that. But most people start their route up to Machu Picchu from Cuzco. So How do you get to Machu Picchu?Read More
The Colourful City-Within-A-City: Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru
Old? Check. History? Check. Coloruful? Check. This is a place for me.Read More
Valentine’s Day: Things I Love But Probably Shouldn’t
Valentine’s Day is a day of love. So I am dedicating this post to all things I love. but probably shouldn’t.Read More