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Adventure Vacations Peru Tours | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Journeys can take you somewhere mysterious and fun. There is an old saying “One cannot find magic, only magic can find you“. I can attest to this saying. Often times, when you seek adventure travel, you just have to let it go and let the adventure seek you. Traveling through the vast land and altering […]

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Things to do, places to visit in Lima Peru | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

The capital city of Peru, Lima, is all about ACTION! The vibrancy and activeness are not unlike any major North American city, but also comes with a distinct Latin fare. I love traveling to South American metropolis’ like this and others for the pure joy and exhilaration of immersing in a cosmopolitan world that is […]

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Cusco (Cuzco) Peru Adventure Travel | Budget Travel Adventure

| July 24, 2015 | 5 Comments

Cusco (or Cuzco) is one of the largest cities in Peru, and once upon a time, the largest city in South America during the era of the Inca Empire. Cusco was the central capital of the Incas. Most budget adventure travelers spend much time in Cusco (it is after all the base point for all […]

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2014 Ford Focus ST Review | Arts & Designs

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

I picked up the 2014 Ford Focus ST Manual Transmission from the Universal Ford dealership in Calgary to test drive it under highway and city driving conditions. And she was a babe! Actually I refer to it now as the BABE. I always imagined the Focus as the small car they gave for Economy size vehicles […]

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3 days in the glorious DPRK

3 days in the glorious DPRK

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Peru Travels in Sacred Valley & Chincheros | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Peruvian landscape is so varied. From desert in the Nazcas, lakes in Titicaca, rivers of Amazonia, and mountainous terrain of the Andes, the diversity is startling. On our budget adventure travel 11-day tour with Gate1 Travel in Peru, one of the significant highlights was a lunch stop in Chinchero to experience authentic Peruvian highlands […]

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Tour of Sacred Valley Peru with Gate1 Travel | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

Pain. A lot of it. That is what you will feel when you attempt to “discover” Peru on a whirlwind 11-day adventure tour, if you have not moved your butt around outside of your cubicle for an extended period. Office ping-pong does not count. Tip: Hit the squat machine at your local gym 3-weeks before […]

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Peru Hiking Cusco Pisac Intihuatana | Budget Adventure Travel

Peru Hiking Cusco Pisac Intihuatana | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 9, 2015 | 11 Comments

There is hiking. And then, there is Hiking through the 500-year-old Inca trail of the Intihuatana (Intiwatana) ruins in Pisac, Cusco when you are on vacation to Machu Picchu Peru. The journey begins in the small town of Pisac, Cusco, which is also famous for one of the largest Andean artisanal markets in Peru. Tip: I […]

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Hiking Vacation to Machu Picchu | Budget Adventure Travel

| July 6, 2015 | 10 Comments

Much has been written about one of the New 7 Wonders of the World – The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru. When I saw this fascinating place through my own eyes, after having viewed it several times through the lenses of other people’s camera, the experience was a surreal one. Yes, it is just […]

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Acquiring a First Time Home Loan | Money Savings

Acquiring a First Time Home Loan | Money Savings

| July 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Obtaining your first home loan can be very exciting, as it means you finally get a house to call your own and don’t have to worry about paying rent any longer. However, the process of getting your first home loan may seem a bit daunting at first, since a lot of calculations to do to […]

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