Why Arequipa Landed a Spot on Forbes’ “10 Coolest Cities” List for 2018

Why Arequipa Landed a Spot on Forbes’ “10 Coolest Cities” List for 2018

Arequipa, the volcano-ringed, colonial-era city in Southern Peru, has surprisingly managed to remain an off-the-beaten-path destination. That is until Forbes released and included Arequipa in their article, “The 10 Coolest Cities Around the World to Visit in 2018.” Though it is the second most populous city in Peru, Arequipa offers a blend of Cusco and

What are the Benefits of Choosing Local vs. Foreign Tour Operators and Agencies?

What are the Benefits of Choosing Local vs. Foreign Tour Operators and Agencies?

For some, traveling to a foreign country can be as exciting as it is anxiety inducing. There’s a new culture and strange language to navigate and there’s often the pressure of making sure that you see it all and miss nothing. That’s why tour operators and agencies exist—to help maximize what could be your only

5 Reasons Why Solo Travel to Peru is a Must

5 Reasons Why Solo Travel to Peru is a Must

Solo travel can either be exciting or terrifying depending on how willing you are to step outside of your comfort zone. This article is for both the tried and true solo travellers and those new to the game, we’re here to share some first-hand information (and reassurance for those a little nervous) about why Peru

The Ultimate Bucket List for Your Trip to Peru ,Part 2

The Ultimate Bucket List for Your Trip to Peru ,Part 2

If you read Part 1 of this bucket list series, you’re already well on your way to discovering the variety of unique adventures to be had in Peru. In this article, we share five more must-have experiences for your custom Peru tour.  From soaring over giant geoglyphs in Nazca to sitting down for a tasty

The Ultimate Bucket List for Your Trip to Peru ,Part 1

The Ultimate Bucket List for Your Trip to Peru ,Part 1

With coast and mountains, valleys and rainforest, desert and glaciers, a trip to Peru is a wild adventure of extremes. As the landscape shifts so does the climate, culture, cuisine, and even the scintillating stories that shape each place.  With so much to see, do, and experience during your Peruvian vacation, pulling together the perfect

Why Condé Nast Named Northern Peru to Their Best Places to Travel in 2018 List

Why Condé Nast Named Northern Peru to Their Best Places to Travel in 2018 List

Scouting the globe and reviewing recommendations and travel experiences from the past year, the publishers at Condé Nast Traveler found Northern Peru worthy of a spot on their Best Places to Travel in 2018 list and we couldn’t agree more. Not only could Northern Peru use the tourism after such a devastating early 2017 El

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 2

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 2

Hopefully, you’re arriving to this article after having read Part 1 of the June festivals and events in Peru series. With the 2018 World Cup infusing an extra dose of pride and spirit into the already festive atmosphere, the first half of June brings fire festivals, free concerts, and reenactments of ancient cultural traditions. The

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 1

Festivals Galore & The World Cup: Why June is the Best Time to Visit Peru?-Part 1

Besides being one of the best times of year to visit Peru for reliably fantastic weather countrywide, June is the start of Peru’s festival season and this particular June will be one of the most festive to date as the Peruvian National Team takes the field in Russia for the 2018 World Cup, their first

Famous Peruvians: Poet José Watanabe

Famous Peruvians: Poet José Watanabe

As you will experience first-hand on your Peruvian vacation, Peru is a melting pot of cultures from all over the world from Africa to Europe, China, and Japan. As a result, some of the Peru’s most famous figures and achievements are a result of the collision of cultures, including the highly regarded Peruvian-Japanese poet José

Medicinal Plants and Herbs of the Peruvian Amazon and How To Use Them

Medicinal Plants and Herbs of the Peruvian Amazon and How To Use Them

The use of plants and herbs to treat human maladies dates back thousands of years and yet the mystery remains as to how the ancients were able to discover the myriad of uses for plants to treat human maladies. However this knowledge was derived, there is a time-honored tradition for the use of herbal remedies