A Guide to Tongariro Alpine National Park

In this blog I’ll highlight a few things to do and the best places to go from Taupo. If you didn’t know already, the area surrounding Taupo is where the majority of the Lord of The Rings trilogy was filmed. The Tongariro Crossing, Mount Doom, and Hobbiton are REAL places that you can visit and experience, and it is so freakin’ cool!

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A Budget Friendly Guide to Cusco, Peru

Although being a small mountain town, Cusco has a lot to offer for a wide range of interests and taste buds. I’ve compiled a guide of a handful of highly rated, affordable, and delicious restaurants, bars, and activities to check out while in town.

You can easily accomplish the list of activities if you only have a few days in the city. Transporation is easy to find to get around, or you can rent a car from the airport; although not necessarily recommended. The streets are very windy and narrow, and it could be dangerous driving yourself.

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