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April 2013

Suzando’s Travel Tips, vol. 2

Another installment of Suzando's Travel Tips! In this issue: ATMs for local currency, Credit Cards – Visa is the winner, and Vigilance!

Barrio Chino, Lima

I have a goal of visiting as many Chinatowns as I can in the world. I’ve been excited to visit Lima’s, as …

Arrival in Lima

Hello, we are in Lima! We took a 1 hour flight from Cusco to Lima via Taca Airlines. We arranged for our …

Suzando’s Travel Tips, vol. 1

Some of our travel tips…since we're currently traveling – they are fresh! Tips in this installment: Breakfast Included, Backpacks & Airport Transfers

Machu Picchu

What we did: LAX > Lima Airport directly to Cusco > 1 night in Cusco > Bus to Ollantaytambo to stay for …

Cusco

We spent 2 nights in this regional capital, sandwiched between Ollantaytambo. We took it easy as it was right when we arrived …

Transit to Ollantaytambo

What we did: LAX > Lima Airport directly to Cusco > 1 night in Cusco > Bus to Ollantaytambo to stay for …

Arrival in Cusco, Peru

What we did: LAX > Lima Airport directly to Cusco > 1 night in Cusco > Bus to Ollantaytambo to stay for …

Packing Result

So what was the result of my attempt at minimalist packing you wonder? I stuck to it and took 1 rolling carry-on, …