A circular stone house weathered away in time at the Kuelap Fortress in Peru.

Kuelap Fortress: The Complete Visitor’s Guide

The pre-Inca ruins of Kuelap are unlike anywhere else. Discover all there is to know about this archaeological site in northern Peru, from its history to how to travel there!

A yellow land iguana sitting on black rocks with the Pacific Ocean in the background.

Galapagos Cruise or Land Tour: Which is Right for You?

Whether you take a Galapagos cruise or land tour, you are sure to have an incredible experience. Learn which option best fits your preferences and start planning your dream trip!

Waterfalls with a rainbow in front and and lush green trees behind.

25 Best Places To Visit In South America

The unique history, culture, and geography makes South America a remarkable place to travel. Learn more about the 25 best places to visit in South America below.

A full moon rises in a purple sky above mountainous rock formations in the Atacama Desert.

Top 14 Deserts In South America: Sand, Salt, and Solitude

South America has impressive mountains, rainforests, and coasts, but it also has incredible deserts across the continent. Learn about 14 of the best deserts in South America below.

Assorted fruits in baskets at a Peruvian market. Many markets in Peru sell the ingredients in this Peruvian food glossary.

Peruvian Food Glossary: The Ultimate Guide from A to Z

Discover the unique Peruvian cuisines, ingredients, and dishes in this Peruvian food glossary. Find out what the world’s top culinary destination cooks and eats!

Hand holding a silver cup with ice, a pink flower, and blackberries on top at Carnaval Bar in Lima.

Lima Nightlife: The 10 Best Bars in Lima, Peru

Not sure where to go for a fun night out in Lima, Peru? Visit these 10 best bars throughout the city to discover Lima nightlife.

Nine white cups holding a variety of sauces arranged around a wood plate with wood table underneath.

South American Sauces: Ten Unique Recipes to Try

Dive into the rich flavors of South American sauces with these ten delicious options to seek out on your next trip or make at home.

Quechua woman dancing with more dancers and spectators in background

Quechua People: A Living Andean Culture

Explore the history, music, dress, language, and cuisine of the Quechua people.

A large variety of Peruvian potatoes in a local market.

Peru’s potato passion

First cultivated on the altiplano in Peru, there are still over 2,800 varieties of potato grown, more than any other nation. Peruvians don’t take the humble spud lightly.