In April 2015, I did an Eastern European roundtrip with a good friend of mine, and we decided to stop in Croatia, a country that was beginning to open to tourism at the time. Here is what we did :
4 Budget things to do in Turin
You want to visit Turin / Torino in Italy but you are on a tight budget and don't know what you can do for cheap ? Maybe you are a backpacker or doing a roadtrip across Italy and are looking for cheap options ? Here are 4 things you can do/ see in Turin on a budget !
All you need to know about: The Salkantay Trek
The Salkantay Trek is a 4 to 6 days trek that takes you across the Andes Mountains to the hidden Inca City of Machu Picchu. This trek will take you across a range of landscapes from dry, to rocky, to lush green jungles, and across a range of altitudes, from 1,900 meters to 4,650 meters (the highest point of the trek).
My Machu Picchu Trek Challenge: The Story
In 2016 I was in my final year of my Bachelors degree in the UK, and I took part of a charity challenge organised by Choose a Challenge. The goal : Raise a minimum of £3000 and trek the Salkantay Trek in Peru to the famous archeological wonder, the Machu Picchu for Make A Wish Foundation UK. Read the story here !
Machu Picchu new regulations for 2019
Since the 1980s then the number of tourists and travellers visiting the site have risen by 700%, with a peak at 610,000 people between January and July of 2018.