Located in the driest part of Peru, merging with Chile’s Atacama Desert, the Moquegua region houses extensive mineral reserves, and is home to one of Peru’s largest copper mines, Cuajone.
You should not dismiss Lima so quickly as there are a few noteworthy sites in the city and around that will be of interest to many history lovers.
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.
In recent years Puno City has added some unique and luxurious hotels that allow travelers to revel in the beauty while providing world-class comfort.
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.
Tour Lima like a local during your layover to Cusco and discover the heart of this underappreciated city.
Check out our guide to Mancora, a Peruvian paradise with many faces.
There are several different bike tracks in Cusco that cater to intrepid travelers of all biking abilities.
Roadtrip along the Pan Americana and check out the southern coast of Peru with first-hand travel advice from a Peru travel expert at Peru For Less.