How To Get From Cusco to Machu Picchu: 3 Best Ways (2024)

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Dreaming of visiting one of the new Seven Wonders of the World? Machu Picchu truly is a bucket list destination for so many travelers. However, the journey to Machu Picchu begins in Cusco. When deciding how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu there are a lot of factors to consider, which is why I […]

The PERFECT 1 Day in Cusco Itinerary

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The gateway to Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain, and so much more, Cusco is a popular tourist destination for anyone looking to visit these iconic sights. Most visitors choose to spend 2-3 days in Cusco to acclimate to the elevation, however a 1 day in Cusco itinerary is also feasible. I spent 6 weeks living and […]

15 BEST Things To Do in Cusco While Acclimating + Tips! (2024)

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Dreaming of visiting Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain, or the Sacred Valley? Cusco is the gateway to these magical destinations. This tourist hub serves as the gateway to some of Peru’s most famous landmarks, so most tourists choose to spend a day or two exploring Cusco before heading to their next stop. However, Cusco sits at […]

A PERFECT Kyoto 1 Day Itinerary: First Timer’s Guide

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Where ancient traditions and modern life meet, Kyoto is a bucket-list travel destination. From it’s enchanting bamboo groves to beautiful temples to modern city life, Kyoto offers travelers the best of both worlds. This Kyoto 1 day itinerary allows you to explore both. I had the opportunity to visit Kyoto for 2 days, and during […]

The PERFECT 2 Day Tokyo Itinerary On a Budget

Exploring the vibrant and bustling city of Tokyo, even on a budget, is an exhilarating adventure filled with rich cultural experiences, tasty food, and unforgettable sights. This Tokyo 2 day itinerary takes you to see the best of Tokyo without breaking the bank! I have had the chance to visit Tokyo twice now. Each visit […]

The Ultimate 7 Day Montana Itinerary: BEST of Montana Road Trip

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An abundance of wildlife, a rich mining history, and home to some of the most epic views in America, Montana is a bucket-list adventure. Nicknamed “The Last Best Place”, Montana hangs onto its untouched nature and wild spirit. You can feel the heartbeat of Montana in its world-famous national parks down to its historic small […]

Yellowstone to Glacier National Park: 2 Ways To Road Trip Between (2024)

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An Out-West staple, Yellowstone to Glacier National Park is a popular road trip for visitors wanting to see all Montana has to offer. Montana is the 4th largest state in size and the 4th least populated state! This means lots of wide open spaces in the Big Sky State. Although there is a lot of […]

10 Most Beautiful Places in Thailand

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Thailand is filled with beautiful beaches, stunning temples, and serene mountains. There is no shortage of beautiful places in Thailand. After having spent over a year living and traveling throughout Thailand, I got to see so many beautiful places in Thailand. I loved every second of exploring this country, as it’s filled with so much […]

The Perfect 4 Day Montana Itinerary: Bozeman and Beyond

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The Big Sky State is a bucket-list adventure for many. Montana is famously the “Last Best Pace”, and I’d have to agree with the sentiment. From unspoiled land, old western-styled cities, and picture-perfect views of the Rocky Mountains, this 4 day Montana itinerary takes you to see the best of Montana. I was born in […]

6 Practical Ways To Work Abroad After College

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Congratulations! You have finally earned that sought-after college degree and you are ready to enter the next chapter! However, maybe you are feeling like you are ready for a new adventure or a change. I know the feeling. After I graduated college in 2019 I immediately entered the corporate workforce… and I almost instantly regretted […]