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The Ausangate Trek: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

The Ausangate Trek: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

You guys can do this one for sure (especially with horses)!

Rainbow Mountain: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Rainbow Mountain: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Beautiful but touristy.

Huayhuash: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Huayhuash: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

8 days, 120 km, one fever, lots of pain, unbeatable views.

Budget Travel: How to be a Traveler (Not Just a Tourist)

Budget Travel: How to be a Traveler (Not Just a Tourist)

Want to be a long-term traveler but worried about the finances? We have a few tips that are all you need to know to set off.

Laguna 69: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Laguna 69: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

The hike to Laguna 69 can be a bit challenging, particularly if you're not accustomed to the altitude, but it was also undoubtedly the most beautiful hike we've done so far. 

Laguna Wilcacocha: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Laguna Wilcacocha: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

If you're looking for a relatively easy hike to acclimatize to the elevation, Wilcacocha Lake is a good day trip to start exploring the area around Huaraz.

Chan Chan and Trujillo: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

Chan Chan and Trujillo: A Backpacker’s Guide to Peru

If you don't mind the shithole that is Trujillo, the ruins were pretty cool.

Volunteering in Ecuador: Preserving the Amazon and Your Wallet

Volunteering in Ecuador: Preserving the Amazon and Your Wallet

If you're looking for an authentic experience in the Amazon, volunteering is the best way to contribute to conservation, save money, and share a unique story.

Galápagos on a Budget: The Broke Backpacker’s Guide to Ecuador

Galápagos on a Budget: The Broke Backpacker’s Guide to Ecuador

Who knew you didn't need thousands of dollars to visit the Galápagos? Turns out you really can do it on a budget.