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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 […]

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 […]

Ten Tourist Spots to Visit Before They Are Gone

Ten Tourist Spots to Visit Before They Are Gone

It is heartbreaking to hear news about the drastic changes in our environment, with global warming only making it worse. By 2030, the Great Barrier Reef will be bleached; the Arctic ice caps will melt, leaving the North Pole bare; and glaciers in the Swiss Alps and Mount Kilimanjaro would be gone. The immediacy of […]