Our Blog

Sneak a peek at what goes on behind the scenes and what moves us. In Katy’s case, it’s mostly discovering new places to enjoy Peru’s gastronomy. For Steve, it’s a handy place to keep track of our ever-growing swag of awards. Sometimes our guests share their experiences. Sometimes it’s updates on our trips, our personal travels, and our growing families. It’s random and personal - like us!

A South American Adventure

The word ‘travelling’ to many may bring about the idea of huge cruise ships and airport lounges. To others, a pair of boots, a backpack and the open road is the ideal adventure.

posted by Alexandra Jackson

Air New Zealand trialling flights to South America!

Exciting news ahead for our New Zealand and Australian guests - Air New Zealand is trialling flights to South America!

posted by Steve Wilson

Top 10 best places to visit in Peru (aside from Machu Picchu!)

Machu Picchu is the big drawcard for travelers visiting Peru. The only people I know of that don't check out "Mapi" (as it is affectionately known) are those hardcore European backpackers that later revel in saying to other hardcore backpackers "yip - I've been to Peru, but I didn't go to Mapi of course - it's soooo touristic...".

posted by Steve Wilson

Where our environmental donations go

The $20 we choose to donate per guest goes to three different organisations:

posted by Katy Shorthouse

Our Peru Biking trip voted top 12 trips for 2012!

We're really excited to announce that our Peru mountain biking trip has been voted as one of the top 12 inspiring trips to do in 2012!

posted by Steve Wilson

Peru – the Mountain Biking promised land?

Described as one of the most difficult, yet beautiful one-day mountain running races in New Zealand, the Motatapu Adventure race held each March is not for the faint hearted!

posted by Katy Shorthouse

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