Peru Home Cooking: Aji de Gallina Recipe

Aji de Gallina (Chicken in Spicy Sauce) Recipe

Enjoy a classic home-cooked Peruvian meal with this delicious family aji de gallina recipe.

The Huaca del Sol, an adobe pyramid built by the Moche civilization near present-day Trujillo.

The archaeological wonders of northern Peru

Interested in Peru beyond Macchu Picchu? Check out archaeological wonders of northern Peru and learn about pre-Incan civilizations.

Stone buildings at the Inca ruins of Choquequirao, only reachable by a 4-day hike.

Machu Picchu Alternatives

It’s not just about Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail – the country round Cusco offers a diverse range of landscapes and sights, and plenty of different trekking opportunities.

An engraved depiction of the Huáscar in battle against Chilean forces during the Battle of Angamos.

Battle of Angamos: A Patriotic Peruvian National Holiday

A look back in time Peruvians will be downing tools for a national holiday on 8 October, an annual act

Hikers resting near some agricultural terraces on the Inca Trail.

Lonely Planet author shares some Peru travel tales

We interviewed a lead author of Lonely Planet Peru, to get some inside Peru travel tales and stories on must-see highlights.

Seabirds congregating on the Ballestas Islands, often called the poor man's Galapagos.

The “Poor Man’s Galapagos” in Peru

Did you know a good alternative to Galapagos Islands tours is in Peru?

One of the Galapagos Islands with a beach and plant life visible and a cruise ship offshore.

How to Choose a Galapagos Cruise

Travel prepared with these helpful tips on visiting the Galapagos Islands.

A blue lake surrounded by Andean mountains along the Lares Trek in Peru.

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu: Complete Hiking Guide

Follow along on a daily breakdown of a 4-day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.

Tourists and locals enjoying the afternoon in the Plaza de Armas, the main square of Cusco.

Peru Travel Guide: 48 hours in Cusco

Teeming with history, a window to a former world and an artifact of long-gone civilizations, Cusco could consume weeks of a Peru travel experience.