City by the Book: A Little Tour in France

As soon as my friend and I planned this summer's France trip I was excited to get back on it with the City by the Book blogs, and here we are! I thought it'd be easy to find books by authors from the cities we were visiting, or at least set there, but it was…

Mashed Potatoes Saved my Life: An Alternative Route to Machu Picchu

When my sister and I began planning our trip to South America, we each had one bucket list accomplishment for the continent. Alice's was Copacabana and mine was to do an Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu. Unfortunately, even though we were booking over six months ahead of time, by the time we had organised…

City by the book: Lima & Llosa

Also from Peru - Mashed Potatoes Saved My Life: An Alternative Route to Mach Picchuย  I have to admit, Lima was not our favourite stop on the trip. Perhaps because we had just descended from the excitement of a four day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu as well as the general hubbub of Cusco, or…