Tag Archives: Peru

Top Tips to Keep Your Peruvian Travels Safe


So you’re headed to Peru. Your friends are jealous, your family may be a little worried for no reason, and you could not possibly be more excited. Now I’m sure you’ve created packing lists, itineraries of things to see, and there must be a bevy of stuff you want to eat and drink while you’re(…)

5 Must-Visit Restaurants While Vacationing in Lima, Peru


More and more people are discovering the incredible cuisine of Peru in the U.S., Europe, and fellow Latin American countries. If you’re getting ready to make the trek to this South American country, you are bound to find your new favorite meal. From casual street fare like anticuchos and chicharones to traditional stews, there are(…)

8 Mistakes Tourists Make When Traveling to Peru


Peru is rich in the beauty and culture of South America, making it a very popular tourist destination. However, there are some things people should avoid doing when traveling there.  Remember to keep your wits about you and be aware of your surroundings, and Peru can be an amazing place to visit. While in the(…)

4 Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Destinations to Visit in Peru


Peru is a land of tradition and ancient beauty. Can you find trendy restaurants, rooftop bars, chic hotels, and other contemporary staples of cosmopolitan cities around the world? Yes, of course, particularly in a few of Lima’s most developed neighborhoods. But chances are, if you’re coming to Peru, you’re not looking for the shiniest, newest(…)

Part II: 3 Stunning Latin American Destinations for Budget Travelers


If you’ve got a major case of wanderlust and a seriously limited budget, you might think an international vacation is out of the question. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! Earlier this month we wrote about some of our favorite budget-friendly travel destinations in this Listen & Learn blog post, and today we’re(…)

¡Que Rico! 3 Classic Peruvian Dishes Every Kid Will Love


Peruvian food has gained a lot of attention in the last few years, with chefs, foodies, and casual diners all starting to realize just how tasty this South American country’s cuisine truly is. From the unusual cuy (that’s guinea pig to you and me) to the elegant causa Limeña (potato, avocado, eggs, and other ingredients stacked(…)

5 Uniquely Peruvian Foods to Try in the Land of the Incas


While most people know Peru as the Land of the Incas and home to Machu Picchu, it is quickly gaining a reputation for another facet of its culture: the food. From the perspective of a North American, some of Peru’s culinary favorites can seem a little intimidating. Roasted rodent? Skewered heart? Spicy stews so hot(…)

4 Not-to-Miss Hostels While Vacationing in Peru


From the depths of the Amazon to the magical Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, Peru offers visitors just about every type of adventure you could imagine. Allow me to be so bold as to say that if you’re planning a trip there, you are in for memorable vacation that will rival any other you take(…)

5 Key Phrases to Learn Before You Travel to Peru


Are you getting ready for a trip to Peru? Whether for a brief visit or a long-term stay, there’s no doubt you’ll have an incredible time there. As is the case in most of South America, Spanish is the predominant language spoken in Peru. Sure, you’ll find plenty of Peruvians who can speak the English(…)