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Category: Culture

Dancers at the Carnaval de Oruro in Bolivia

Carnaval de Oruro, Bolivia

One of the most unique and interesting Carnivals in South America takes place in the mining town of Oruro, in central Bolivia.

Peru’s Cumbia and Huayno: A Small Scale Exploration

The rise, transformation and influence of Peruvian cumbia music from the 60s to today

Festive Easter celebration in Ayacucho. Two woman in traditional Andean easter attire.

Celebrating Easter in Peru

Explore Semana Santa traditions, typical Easter food, and regional ceremonies throughout Peru

Haunted Destinations: The Spooky Side of South America

Just in time for Halloween, here are stories of haunted destinations from Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

Meet Mafalda, the Comic Strip Character from Argentina

Mafalda is not an average six-year old comic strip character, she’s a cultural icon.

Cusco’s Plaza de Armas: A place of gathering

Cusco’s Plaza de Armas is narrated by Inca history, Spanish architecture and native Quechua culture that will captivate you.

Hacienda Dpaso Review: A Cultural Dinner Show in Lima

The Dinner & Show at Hacienda Dpaso highlights the pride that Peruvians have for their cultural traditions and food (of course)! Check out our review.

Uros Floating Islands: What’s the Best Way to Visit?

The Uros floating islands occupy a small corner of the world’s highest altitude navigable lake. It’s fair to say that

Cultural treasures: Cusco’s traditional dances and music

Bright colors and culture collide in these Cusco traditions!