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Guide To Peru: Christmas Eve and the Cusco Santuranticuy Market

Every Christmas Eve Cusco’s Plaza de Armas becomes flooded with locals participating in an ancient tradition called the Santuranticuy Market, which translates to the selling of saints.

Peru: Machu Picchu by train

Thinking about visiting Macchu Picchu? One fun way to get there is by train–check out our review of Peru Rail on our travel blog.

Insider tips from Footprint Editor Ben Box

Read invaluable Peru travel advice in this interview with Footprint editor and South America travel expert Ben Box who graciously shares his insight with Peru For Less.

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Brazil and Iquitos make top 10 lists

We were excited, but not surprised, to learn that Brazil and Iquitos ranked number two and six on the respective lists.

Alpine-influenced Peruvian jungle town hosts music festival

One of Peru For Less’ writers explains details of a music festival taking place in an Alpine’influenced Peruvian jungle town.

Peru update: Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize

Much to the delight of Peruvians and Latin Americans everywhere, the famed writer Mario Vargas LLosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this morning.

Explore the Art Scene on a Lima Tour

Tour Lima like a local during your layover to Cusco and discover the heart of this underappreciated city.

Best Brazil Beaches For Winter Sun

Looking to sit on the beach in Brazil? Check out our guide to the best places to avoid winter and soak in the sun in Brazil.

Guide to Ecuador: Shopping in Otavalo

Otavalo sits nestled between verdant volcanoes and expansive lakes just two hours from Quito.