Peruvian food is becoming a major player in the gastronomy world. It was recently voted the world’s best cuisine, for the seventh year in a row. Lima, Peru’s capital city, is often considered the culinary capital of South America. Moreover, two Lima-based restaurants are in the world top 10. Peruvian cuisine is one of contrast […]
Heading to Perú for your next adventure? Are you wondering about what kind of movies are out there which focus on Perú or are Peruvian productions? We got you covered, with the following list giving you a good sample of the best movies to watch before traveling to Perú. Heading out to Perú after watching […]
Imagine waking up from the sun slowly warming your tent, the air is crisp and fresh as you take in a deep breath, filling your lungs with mountain air. As you open your tent, you come face-to-face with rugged, snow-capped mountains towering over a valley of turquoise lakes. The wild flora and fauna surrounds you […]
Before you embark on your trip to Peru, be sure to brush up on your geography, history, and culture. Don’t have a trip planned? Then, you won’t want to miss our latest expeditions to this incredible, captivating country. Geography The Peruvian Andes offer a wide variety of environments. From massive glaciated peaks to sparkling turquoise lakes, ruby-colored […]
Experience Perú in a way few ever get to see: pedalling through the rugged mountain trails on your bike! Not for the faint of heart, mountain biking in Perú is one of the most adventurous ways to experience this vibrant country. Epic downhills, stunning vistas, challenging trails and probably the most fun you’ll have all […]
We’ve spent a lot of time living out of backpacks while trekking through back-country forests and wandering around cities. That translates to a lot of time and plenty of, sometimes frustrating, experiences understanding the necessities for a perfect trip. It’s taken us years to find our favorite items and pack like pros. So, whether you’re […]
The Guardian tells the stories of the people at the heart of Peru’s cocaine valley from coca farmers to the widow of a drug dealer. Controlled mostly by Shining Path Maoist guerrillas, the valley has been consumed by conflict for over 15 years and only shows small signs of stopping.
Perú is suffering from extreme levels of rainfall – as much as 10 times the usual rainy season downpour (which is a LOT). The far North of the country, especially the region of Piura, as well as much of the Northwestern desert coast is affected, including parts of the capital, Lima, and other areas downstream. […]
The starting point for almost all Peruvian adventures is the country’s capital, Lima. This enormous city holds as many people as London and is bustling with a wealth of sites to see, food to eat, and things to do. You are bound to meet travellers of all calibers here; backpackers making their way through South […]
If you’re interested in learning more about the climate change affecting the mountains in Huaraz, Peru, please watch this excellent video from USAID about The High Mountains Adaptation Partnership’s Peru workshop.