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Top 12 Things to Eat in Peru (and Where To Find Them)

You definitely won’t be at a loss for things to eat in Peru. The country is a widely recognized foodie destination. Before arriving in Peru, we had traveled around South America and found that in many places the food can be described as uninspired – even a little bland. So we hoped that we would …

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Peruvian Ceviche with Rocoto Paste

Peru is becoming known as a “foodie” destination. Part of the reason for this is the incredible diversity of available fresh ingredients, due to the large number of microclimates in the country. Peruvian Ceviche is one of the country’s signature dishes for a good reason. Chefs in Peru are able to utilize the freshest seafood …

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Cusco: The Gateway to Machu Picchu

Let me be controversial: Machu Picchu is not the most impressive place to visit in Peru. I spent four days hiking the Inca Trail hike to the lost city of the Incas, and I can absolutely recommend the experience. But in the end, some of the most remarkable sights in the area were on the streets and the surrounding …

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Machu Picchu Hike – The Inca Trail

Completing the four-day Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu was like everything, and like nothing, that I thought it would be. I read about the journey, attended the orientation, and talked to a number of people before setting off for the trek. During that process I received a lot of conflicting information. None of this …

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