Author: Sophia Guida

Top 10 Peruvian Foods

There are plenty of reasons to visit Peru, with Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, and the Amazon Rainforest occupying top spots on the list. But what about the food? Peruvian food has been making headlines recently. For the past two years, Peru has been named South America’s Best Culinary Destination at the World Travel Awards, and two Peru-based restaurants were named in San Pellegrino’s  list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. But even if you don’t have the extra cash to spend at one of those establishments, you can still find delicious, reasonably-priced eats just about anywhere in Peru. Because...

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11 Reasons to Visit Lima, Peru

For a city that functions only as an afterthought on expensive group tours to Machu Picchu, I’ve been able to have an incredible amount of fun in the Peruvian capital. It’s funny how before I moved to Peru, I couldn’t wait to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu. Lima was just an afterthought. It was that place where my apartment and office were located, but not much else. But after nearly two years living in Lima, Machu Picchu is now the afterthought. Many of my favorite experiences in Peru have taken place in Lima, and I ended up extending my...

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