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7 Crowd-Free Places to Visit in Peru

7 Crowd-Free Places to Visit in Peru

With Peru on more than a few travelers’ bucket lists, you would think the entire country and all of its best attractions are overrun with tourists. We’re here to tell you that that just isn’t true. Beyond Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail, and the reservation-only restaurants of Lima, there are crowd-free sites to see and

5 Reasons Why Peru is the Best Place to Travel with Your Girlfriends

5 Reasons Why Peru is the Best Place to Travel with Your Girlfriends

If the opportunity to dine on world-renowned cuisine and explore breathtaking landscapes isn’t enticing enough to put Peru at the top of your shortlist for an international girls getaway, these five reasons will. From wine-tasting to white sand beaches and five-star hotels, a trip to Peru with your girlfriends literally checks every box. Here’s why:

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

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

3 Exotic Fruits in Peru You Have To Try When Visiting

3 Exotic Fruits in Peru You Have To Try When Visiting

Of the many pleasures that come with a visit to Peru, enjoying the abundance of fresh exotic fruit is definitely one of them. Peru’s variety of climatic zones, including tropical rain forests, high mountains, and coastal regions, contributes to an amazing diversity of fruit, many of which are high in vitamins and anti-oxidants while others

A Background on Afro-Peruvian History and Its Influence on Peruvian Culture Today

A Background on Afro-Peruvian History and Its Influence on Peruvian Culture Today

Few travelers arrive to Peru arrive knowing about the heavy African influence on Peruvian culture. Just as the rest of the world capitalized on African slave labor in the 16th century, Peru did just the same. The first African slaves arrived on Peruvian soil around the same time the Inca Empire was crumbling due to

The Scissors Dance: The Ceremonial Peruvian Dance of the Quechua People

The Scissors Dance: The Ceremonial Peruvian Dance of the Quechua People

The Danza de Tijeras, or the Scissors Dance, is a ceremonial dance of the Quechua people of the south-central highlands of the Peruvian Andes. It is performed in the Huancavelica, Apurimac, Arequipa and Ayacucho regions of Peru. Headed there on your Peru vacation? Here’s your guide to this unique Peruvian dance and tradition. A Peruvian

Famous Peruvian Women: Hilaria Supa Huamán, Champion for Indigenous and Women’s Rights in Peru

Famous Peruvian Women: Hilaria Supa Huamán, Champion for Indigenous and Women’s Rights in Peru

Many travelers come to Peru for the ancient archaeological sites, world-renowned cuisine, and Amazon Jungle, but do they know about some of the important movers and shakers shaping Peru and Peruvian culture today? In this blog post, we would like to feature famous Peruvian women and one in particular.  We’d like to introduce you to