16 Best Souvenirs From Peru

souvenirs from Peru

Many people go to Peru for an adventure and leave with a suitcase (or backpack) of memories. Peru is a fun place to shop in, as they have so many markets, high-quality options, and artisanal pieces of work. Whether shopping is your primary purpose in Peru or not, you’ll likely leave with at least a … Read more

A Guide To Peruvian Food

Peruvian Food

When people think of Peru, they often think of beautiful high-altitude hiking, ancient civilizations, and the world-famous Machu Picchu. These are all fantastic reasons to visit Peru, but there’s more. Peruvian food is so full of flavor, diverse, and high quality. Most people who spend time in Peru joke about how much weight they’ve gained … Read more

Is Lima Safe For Tourists?

where to stay in Lima best hotels is Lima safe

Is Lima safe? If you’re paying attention to the news of protests and riots, you might be wondering about the overall safety of Lima, Peru. The U.S. Department of State currently has a Level 3 Travel Advisory: Reconsider Travel for Peru. This was most recently updated on December 22nd, 2022, due to civil unrest and … Read more

A Short Guide To Barranco, Lima

Barranco Lima

The bohemian neighborhood of Barranco offers up the chance to see a particularly cool side of Lima. This fashionable district is a hipster hub with a long list of cultural sites for visitors to discover and learn about – and plenty of entertainment besides. Many streets in romantic Barranco are daubed with colorful murals; in … Read more

13 Best Things To Do In Miraflores Peru

things to do in Miraflores Peru

One of Lima’s “social bubbles”, the bustling district of Miraflores is an upscale neighborhood full of dining, department stores, and nightclubs. The district is situated just south of Lima’s downtown, and also features a strip of its own shoreline; beaches here get busy in the summer months. While it’s full of all this modern entertainment, … Read more

The Best Guide To Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

Tambopata National Reserve

Visiting the Amazon Rainforest is an incredible experience. While this vast stretch of wilderness is most commonly associated with Brazil, it actually extends into several different South American nations, and Peru is one of these, of course. There are several different places where you can get a taste of the Amazon in Peru. The most … Read more

7 Best Restaurants In Cusco

best restaurants in cusco

Whatever your taste and budget is, you won’t have trouble finding some excellent places to eat in Cusco. Whether you are looking for some healthy options or want to load on carbs before going on a long-distance hike; whether you want a taste of local cuisine or something a bit more international; whether you fancy … Read more

A Guide To Visiting Sillustani, Puno: 9 Best Things To Know

Sillustani Puno

During my last trip to Peru, I finally got to visit Sillustani, one of the most unique sites in the country. The main feature of this pre-Incan site are the huge cylindrical tombs – tower looking burial structures that are among the most impressive heritage left by the Colla people that once lived in the … Read more