• Top 10 Bucket List Experiences

    We regret the things we don’t do more than the things we do. Sometimes life is just too short. Embark on unforgettable life-altering experiences, stand speechless among some of the Seven Wonders of the World and immerse yourself in other uniquely magical experiences. The time is now to start...

  • The Way to Macchu Picchu – Inca Trail & Lares Trek Compared

    There are some questions that will continue to divide Man for all eternity – which one’s best, Pepsi or Coca Cola, Marmite or Vegemite, brown sauce or ketchup in your bacon sandwich? Pushing thoughts of food aside, for travellers the ultimate ‘which one is the best?’ question is reserved...

  • New 7 Wonders of the World by AirPano (2 minute read)

    Ever since the finalists were announced back in 2007, the New 7 Wonders of the World have captured the imagination of travellers and artists alike, including the Russian-based photography group AirPano. Specialising in drone photography, their images provide unique aerial perspectives of these incredible sites plus more besides as they continue...

  • Peru: Land of the Incas and Bowler Hats (4 minute read)

    As the heart of the erstwhile Inca Empire and home to charming colonial towns, colourful Andean culture and spectacular natural wonders, it is no wonder why Peru is one of South America’s most sought-after destinations. I recently returned from the Land of the Incas after discovering the sights of...

  • My Peruvian adventure to Machu Picchu

    Last week I started telling us about my 15 day Peruvian adventure with highlights of my time in Lima and Cusco. This week I embark on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, explore the Sacred Valley and learn the difference between llamas and alpacas. Heading back to the hotel it was time to pack...

  • The way to Machu Picchu – Inca Trail, Lares Trek or the train?

    The legendary lost city of Machu Picchu easily makes it to the top of every traveller’s wish list, and with views like this, it’s no wonder why. While the Inca Trail is by far the most popular route to this incredible archaeological site, the Lares Trek offers an equally memorable...

  • Top 5 ways to wander the world’s wonders

    Usually when one talks about travel, we think about boarding a plane. But once you’ve arrived, there are far more exciting ways to see the world. Here are our top 5 modes of transport in a few of our favourite places. 1. 4×4 through Wadi Rum Wadi Rum is...

  • The Inca Trail, The Lares Trek and the magic of Machu Picchu

    One of South America’s most famous sights, Machu Picchu is probably one of the most recognisable places on the planet. But what’s the best way to get there? Having escaped the fate of many other sacred places when much of South America was colonised by the Spanish, Machu Picchu...

  • Choosing footwear for the Lares Trek in Peru

    Before I embarked upon my Peru adventure with On The Go Tours I was racked with indecision about what footwear is suitable for the Lares Trek. After reading every blog I could find and now having completed the Lares Trek, I thought I’d throw in my two pennies! I...

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