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During a routine restocking on July 16, the Aqua Amazon—a 24-passenger luxury vessel that takes passengers on wildlife-watching sailings along Peru's... Read More

In what was likely the slowest invasion attempt ever, a sloth attempted to break into a store in Peru last week. A shop owner in Pucallpa was surprised... Read More

Two tourists died in separate photo taking incidents in Peru in the last week. Oliver Paps, a 51-year-old German tourist, fell more than 300 feet after... Read More

Cuzco, perched high in the Andes Mountains, is the longest continuously inhabited city in South America. It was also the ancient capital of the Incan... Read More

Taking a trip to Peru? You won’t have any trouble deciding what to do in Lima after watching this short video that highlights the city’s can’t-miss... Read More

One woman has taken her string of bad luck and turned it into an adventure. In one month, Megan Sullivan got hit by a car, was diagnosed with skin... Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow recently shared her travel routine, and is now putting it to the test as she treks around Peru with her two children, Apple and... Read More

The next time you tour Machu Picchu either in real life or on Google Street View, keep your eyes peeled for any lawbreakers. They should be quite... Read More

For four decades, Inkaterra has been developing Peru’s sustainable tourism industry—preserving the country’s lush cloud forest, the Madre de Dios River,... Read More

One of Peru’s most and breathtaking regions, Salkantay, is arguably best explored by foot. GLP Films follows master explorer Dalmiro Portillo as he... Read More

Machu Picchu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, but a lengthy flight and myriad on-site stairs make it impossible for some to... Read More

Outside the historic city of Cuzco, the Sacred Valley is drawing adrenaline junkies with a range of new thrills. Natura Vive, a climbing site known for... Read More

Superstar Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez has done what few rock star chefs do when they’re cresting the wave of fame and fortune: he’s downscaled. His... Read More

There’s a big reward waiting for you in retirement: you can finally go on those trips you’ve always dreamed of, without having to worry about running... Read More

Celebrity chefs, a mega-farmer’s market, and a “Hall of Pisco”—these are the hallmarks for Mistura, Latin America’s biggest annual food festival. All... Read More

From the ancient cathedrals in Cuzco to the historic ruins and strenuous hikes of Huayna and Machu Picchu, Peru has a multitude of easily recognizable... Read More

A little over a century ago, an American archealogist named Hiram Bingham and a team explorers unearthed an ancient series of cities that we now... Read More

Vertically inclined travelers in Peru’s Sacred Valley now have the option of waking up 1,300 feet up a cliff face. The Natura Vive adventure company has... Read More

I have one piece of advice for anyone visiting Peru: Never ask if pisco comes from Chile. ... Read More

Dinner at Central Restaurante in Lima, Peru, starts at 25 meters below sea level, then soars up into the mountains, across the desert, and through the... Read More

The old woman elbows me in the ribs, hard. She is small, Peruvian, her face heavily creased. Black hair hangs in a braid to the middle of her back. She... Read More

For most of us, running out of toothpaste is easily remedied by a quick trip to the local drugstore. For Kirsten and Carl Dixon, owners of the... Read More

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