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Inkaterra La Casona, Cusco: History, Exclusivity and Impeccable Taste

“Like stepping back in time” is such a cliché, but passing through the 500 year-old cedar wood
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Restaurant Review: Amazonian Adventures at Malabar, Lima

You should never judge a book by its cover, nor, apparently, a restaurant by its name.  At
Damage Caused to Intihuatana Stone during filming of a beer commercial

10 Interesting & Fun Facts about Machu Picchu

1)      Machu Picchu’s Royal Plaza once became a helicopter landing pad. According to accounts by Dr. Manuel

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Cusco’s Temple of the Moon: A Mysterious Site Worth Discovering

The Temple of the Moon located on the outskirts of Cusco is a fascinating and mysterious archeological site. Richard Nisbet takes a closer look at the rarely visited attraction and challenges some of the theories surrounding its origins. The Mystery The
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Putucusi Mountain Trek: A Free, Challenging, and Unknown Hike near Machu Picchu

If you’re going to write about something properly you really need to experience it first-hand. So a couple of weeks ago I left the comfort of my office, pulled on my forgotten (and slightly rotten) hiking boots and headed off to
Peruvian Indian fusion cuisine at Korma Sutra Curry House in Cusco, Peru

Restaurant Review: Korma Sutra Curry House, Cusco

Many travel purists would turn their noses up at visiting a curry house in Peru – I mean it’s really not the sort of Indian one comes looking for up in the Andes is it? Well that’s fine by me. If
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Inkaterra La Casona, Cusco: History, Exclusivity and Impeccable Taste

“Like stepping back in time” is such a cliché, but passing through the 500 year-old cedar wood door and stepping over the stone threshold that separates the outside world from the sumptuous interior of Inkaterra La Casona, really is like leaving
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Restaurant Review: Amazonian Adventures at Malabar, Lima

You should never judge a book by its cover, nor, apparently, a restaurant by its name.  At least not where Malabar is concerned. In at number seven on last year’s Top 50 Restaurants in Latin America List, the name seems to
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Review: The Tree House Restaurant, Machu Picchu Pueblo

In a town of many mediocre restaurants and eateries, could the Tree House Restaurant in Aguas Calientes offer a glimmer of hope?  Paul Jones, the editor of the Only Peru Guide went along for an evening meal and to review the
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Restaurant Review: A taste of Peru’s finest at Astrid & Gaston, Lima

Gaston Acurio is probably the most celebrated Peruvian chef of all time so I feel rather privileged to have had the pleasure of sampling the exquisite culinary creations on offer at Astrid & Gaston. My Acurio-initiation took place at the former
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Restaurant Review: Pure Peruvian at Deva, Cusco

There is many a street cart or “hole-in-the-wall” in Cusco where you can find really authentic Andean or Peruvian cuisine. But if you are one of those fussy people who prefers to eat on a seat with a table and cutlery,
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Machu Picchu: New 2014 Entrance Rules Will Restrict How Foreigners Visit the Ancient Citadel

New proposed regulations for visitors to Machu Picchu could mean that soon they will need to hire an official guide to enter the Inca citadel, face time restrictions at specific points of interest around the site and remain within three predetermined
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Restaurant Review: Uchu, Cusco’s Stylish Peruvian Steakhouse

Describing Uchu as a Peruvian Steakhouse might conjure up images of 16 ounce T-bones served on tin plates with hunting knives. The reality, however, is very different – Uchu is a professionally-run restaurant with friendly, English-speaking staff serving sophisticated Peruvian cuisine