Our next stop is one of the Inca empire’s most important military complex, Sacsayhuamán. Strategically located overlooking the Cusco Valley, Pachacútec, the 9th Inca thought that this site would complete his vision of Cusco being the Puma City, being that this site resembles the head of this beast.
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Podcast | Military Path to FI
In this post, our colleague and friend, Mark Tiu, will share with us everything from his goals in achieving financial independence and to the challenges he faced when he began his career in the Navy. This is his Military Path to FI
Cusco Peru | Qorikancha: Inca’s Golden Temple
Qorikancha was the most important temple during the Inca regime. It was said that statues of gods, animals and rooms made of gold used to exist within its walls. During the Pre-Columbian era this sacred ground was dedicated to Inti, the sun god.
Podcast | Managing Emotions Behind Money
Everybody handles (or mishandles) their money differently. It is personal and based upon your upbringing, money experiences, and a whole lot more. Although he works in finance, Jaime recognizes the influence emotions have on his financial life.
Cusco Peru | Historic Center, Plaza de Armas and San Blas Neighborhood
A mixing pot of cultures and influences, Cusco's Historic Center, established itself as one of the most important destinations in South America. Busy plazas lined with souvenir shops, tourist agencies and cafes coexist within a colonial backdrop and astounding church complexes.
Podcast | Real Estate Investing 101
After consuming contents on the Bigger Pockets library, Benjo ventured in the world of Real Estate Investing in 2019. He tried other forms of investments and found that in Real Estate you could earn more through different ways.
Cusco Peru | Mythical Lake Humantay
Located in the Vilcabamba range of the Andes, Lake Humantay is one of the most visited sites in the mountainous regions near Cusco Peru. Looming at a height of 13,779 feet, it won’t give you its breathtaking views so easily.
Podcast | Building an Accountability Community
Seeking to know more about the rules of the FI game, Ken founded the FIRE Movement Philippines Facebook group to engage other Filipinos in the Financial Independence sphere. People from different personal finance groups had found an accountability community in which they could share their knowledge, ask for advice, and celebrate their FI wins.
Cusco Peru | Trial Retirement in Color
Welcome to our 3rd Trial Retirement in the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America, the seat of the great Incan empire, Cusco Peru. In the series of posts that will follow we will explore this UNESCO World Heritage city, the ancient ruins and colorful pueblos around it to know how they changed from Pre-Columbian times.
Podcast | Overlapping Principles of Minimalism and Financial Independence
Ian was a typical kid fresh out of college who was eager to earn money to spend on things that he thought will make him happy. In 2020, when the world was turned upside down by Covid19, his life was changed by two movements. Minimalism and Financial Independence.