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Arequipa, Peru: The City of Three Volcanoes

Arequipa, Peru: The City of Three Volcanoes

Another interesting city to visit in Peru is Arequipa. Located in the Southern Coastal region of Peru, it is situated at 2,380 meters above sea level and surrounded by three volcanoes. In contrast to Cusco, Arequipa is an example of Spanish and mestizo culture in Peru, as there are no Inca artifacts or ruins in […]

Cusco: Peru’s Sacred City

Cusco: Peru's Sacred City

If you think Lima is the most visited city in Peru, you are dead wrong. Located several hundreds of kilometers southeast of the capital, Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many tourists come to Cusco not only for its preserved colonial architecture, but also for its proximity from Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of […]

Majestic Machu Picchu

Majestic Machu Picchu

A trip in Peru would not be complete without a trek to Machu Picchu, the site of an ancient Inca city located in the Andes mountains. Situated at 2,430 meters above sea level, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Incas started building the site at around 1430, but it was abandoned about a […]

Eating Out in Lima, Peru

Eating Out in Lima, Peru

Many tourists may not know it, but Peru’s capital city Lima is the “Gastronomy Capital of the Americas.” Not only does Peruvian cuisine has been gaining interest among food lovers, but Lima has the most varied cuisine offerings, both regional and international. When dining in Lima, or in any part of Peru, ceviche should the […]