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.

El Zanjón, an underground museum in Buenos Aires

El Zanjon: A peek beneath Buenos Aires

One of the city’s most fascinating places is actually hidden deep underground in Buenos Aires’ colonial San Telmo district, and it is below the foundation of a 178-year-old mansion that you’ll find a very unusual museum.

Blue-tinted view of a lake and surrounding snow-capped mountains in Argentine Patagonia.

Top Patagonia Tours in Argentina

These days Patagonia is much more accessible to visitors with excellent hotels, lodges, and transportation.

Adobe fish figures engraved in a wall of Chan Chan, an archaeological site in Trujillo, Peru.

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.

Llama rock work on the terraces of Choquequirao, Peru. Photograph: Matthew Barker 2010

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.

Dancers wearing colorful traditional costumes at a cultural festival in the city of Puno.

Inside travel tips from a Frommer’s author

We interview Neil Schlecht, who in addition to being co-author of Frommer’s vast South America guide, is the author of Frommer’s Peru.

A depiction of the Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific between Peru and Chile.

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.

Birds on a rock formation near the Ballestas Islands

An easy alternative to Galapagos Islands tours

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