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Food Day Tour Lima Peru: Urban Kitchen

By Jason Kearney Lima is my home city now, and so I am always interested to see what new things are happening here on the food scene. The city has been catapulted to a world stage in the past number of
Safe Bus Travel in Peru

Peru Hop: The Intelligent Way to Travel in Peru

Who are Peru Hop (in 100 Words!) Peru Hop is a stress-free way of traveling through Peru which allows passenger to explore at their own pace and see the hidden gems that most tourists completely miss. Their bus ride experience includes,
Breathtaking views from the Inca Ruins at Pisac near Cusco, Peru

Pisac – Inca Ruins, Stunning Views and a Fabulous Market

Cusco is a bit like a restaurant menu that’s just too long. When time is precious, how do you choose from the dazzling array of museums, galleries and archaeological sites on offer? Cusco’s “boleto turistico” alone has more than a dozen

The Planetarium – An Evening of Exploration

Holy Moly!!!!! What a great experience! Last night I visited the Planetarium in Cusco. I was picked up from Plaza Regocijo in Cusco. A bus took me and a small group of other visitors to the small planetarium hidden in the

Huacachina – Peru’s Desert Oasis

An oasis in the middle of the desert, you say. Surely it’s a mirage!! Nope! It’s Huacachina. Just 5km from the city of Ica lies a picturesque lagoon surrounded by the biggest sand dunes you might ever see. How could this

What to Do in Paracas

Paracas also known as El Chaco is a small beach resort on the Southern coast of Peru, 145 miles (235km) south of Lima. Paracas means raining sand in Quechua, this is spot on as the town encounters many, many sandstorms.  An

Ayahuasca – My Experience

Some of you will have heard of this famous Amazonian medicine, others will have not. Ayahuasca is a medicinal tea prepared from Banisteriopsis Caapi, a jungle vine, found in tropical regions of South America often combined with other plants. It has
us dollars in tipping tray

What is Customary to Tip in Peru?

It seems to be a question that my clients are asking a lot recently, and although I think I have already covered tipping in a previous post, I guess it is about time to write a more up-to-date article on the

The Cola de Mono Zip Line – Santa Teresa: A Review

If you are an adrenaline junkie and are looking to have a few hours of all out hard core fun, then the Cola de Mono Zip Line in Santa Teresa shouldn´t be missed. Here you´ll find information on everything you need

The Eco Quechua Lodge: Hospitality in the Peruvian Jungle

Set on the outskirts of the sleepy town of Santa Teresa and surrounded by lush green rainforest, the Eco Quechua Lodge is a small locally run bed and breakfast with an emphasis on eco-friendly stays. Located on a small hill side