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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

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

How to Mingle with the Locals in Cusco

How to Mingle with the Locals in Cusco

Most travelers come to Peru to visit Machu Picchu and perhaps hike the Inca Trail or they come to see some of the local landmarks, historic churches, museums, and the majestic Andes, its valleys, canyons, and breathtaking snow-capped peaks. What many travelers to Peru fail to do is engage and connect with the locals who

5 Tips For How To Be Respectful of Peruvian Culture While Traveling in Peru

5 Tips For How To Be Respectful of Peruvian Culture While Traveling in Peru

Peru is considered a developing nation and as a result tourists visiting Peru from developed nations may find themselves shell-shocked and inadvertently offending Peru and Peruvian culture. Below, we share a few tips for navigating the cultural differences you’ll run into during your Peru vacation. Following these guidelines will help you to further connect and

Cultural Differences: Peru vs. United States

Cultural Differences: Peru vs. United States

Several of our staff at Kuoda Travel hail from countries of the western world where structure in day-to-day life is commonplace and something you can count on. In Peru, it’s about embracing the chaos and adapting to a different way of doing things. From crossing the street to grocery shopping, life in Peru is an

Spiritual Peru: A Look Inside Peruvian Mysticism, Legend, and Traditions

Spiritual Peru: A Look Inside Peruvian Mysticism, Legend, and Traditions

While many tourists come to Peru to see the country’s many spectacular sites, like Machu Picchu, Cusco, and the Amazon Jungle, many more flock to Peru for its spiritual elements and mysteries. From sacred mountains, called Apu, to protective spirits and ancient legends, Peru and its indigenous cultures are rooted in spirituality. If you spend

On the Trail and Off the Pot: How to Stay Healthy during Your Peru Vacation

On the Trail and Off the Pot: How to Stay Healthy during Your Peru Vacation

So you’ve finally made plans to visit Peru - it’ll be the trip of a lifetime. You’ll explore Machu Picchu, visit famous ruins, indulge in the amazing cuisine, maybe even get to experience the Amazon Jungle! The last thing you need is to be laid out with traveler’s diarrhea, the most common health issue encountered