Decided to take on the epic trek of Machu Picchu? Well, like all good things in life it doesn’t come easy! One of the most incredible (and popular!) adventures on the planet, definitely requires a little preparation. So, you’ve got your permit? Check. Hiking gear? Check. Passport? Check! Now, what else...There’s always a few things which don’t cross your mind when taking on a...
We’ve all heard that famous saying “It’s not about the destination, it's the journey.” Well, I would say that when it comes to the Inca Trail, it’s most definitely about both! Apart from the research done around when the best time to visit Machu Picchu is and what to pack, I decided to go into the Inca Trail (and Peru as a whole) with an open mind. I wanted to be surprised and also wanted to make up my own mind on whether this truly was one of the world’s greatest...
I’ve recently returned from an incredible two weeks in Peru, naturally booking myself on to do the famous Inca Trail as part of my trip. Like the majority of travellers, I’d searched online and asked around for tips on what to pack for a four-day adventure that would take me to the lost city of the Incas.
A question I’ve often been asked is why Peru? And why the Inca Trail? What’s so special about this country and this experience that’s so talked about in the travel...
Not packing enough clothes
Picture this. You have just touched down in Bolivia wearing your finest outfit and no one told you about the altitude. Packing for travelling is a fine art- the first problem is fitting it all in the backpack! Make sure all weather conditions are spoken for – especially if you’re going somewhere like that is prone to weather changes at the drop of a hat
Packing too many clothes
On the other side of the coin is this...
Michael & Elizabeth Fab have travelled for extended periods of time around the world, and here they offer their advice for long-term adventure travel.