Visiting one of the world’s highest cities – Potosí, Bolivia

Famous for its silver mines and an altitude of over 4000m, Potosí was the second stop in Bolivia on our tour with Dragoman. Roughly a three hour drive from Sucre, we would definitely recommend a day trip to learn about the city's history as 'the birthplace of capitalism'. Potosí existed as a small Incan hamlet … Continue reading Visiting one of the world’s highest cities – Potosí, Bolivia

Peru Hop – An Honest Review

Photo from trip advisor Public transport can often be unreliable, crowded and slow, and travelling by plane is not exactly budget or environmentally friendly. Getting from place to place in a different country can be stressful at the best of times, so we chose to travel with Peru Hop. It allows you to see the … Continue reading Peru Hop – An Honest Review

10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru

1. Cusco is very popular with tourists The city is beautiful, with a multitude of things to do (including excursions in the Sacred Valley), however you'll also find McDonalds and KFC surrounding the Plaza de Armas. Shops for hiking gear are also in abundance, which is great if you need to pick up something last … Continue reading 10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru

The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu

One of the 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu is the epitome of Incan architecture and technology. Built in the 15th century high in the Andes mountains, the settlement is one of the most archeologically important heritage sites in the Americas. Machu Picchu is a must see for anyone going to Peru. But how … Continue reading The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu

The world’s highest ‘Capital’.

First impressions The highest 'Capital' in the world. La Paz is a mental metrpopolis, everything will seem different here. The first thing that you will notice is the sheer scale of the city. Built in what looks like to be a moon crater, La Paz's terrain is a culture shock to even the most well-travelled … Continue reading The world’s highest ‘Capital’.