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Category: Responsible Travel

Exploring Lima on 2 Wheels [Part II]

Tucked within a small shopping center on Avenida José Larco, Lima Bici is an independently owned bike shop and bike

The essential guide to gift-giving in South America

Support and empower local communities through responsible gift-giving on a trip to Peru.

It’s a jungle out there: An adventure to Peru’s Amazon

The Peruvian Amazon is quickly becoming a hot-spot for travelers looking to experience one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.

Five ways for travelers to use less plastic: Mother Nature thanks you

Be Mother Nature’s best friend and learn how you can use less plastic while spending time abroad!

Ethical trekking: Support porter welfare in Peru

As a responsible traveler, it’s your initiative to ask the right questions and work with a trekking company that treats its porters fairly.

Posada Amazonas: Leading sustainable tourism in the Amazon

Posada Amazonas is a shining example of a responsible ecotourism project in Peru that involves the local community.

Silhouettes of Peru's living culture. Photo by Fidel Carrillo/La Ceguera

A Guide to Peru’s Cultural Traditions and Habits

Getting to know Peru’s cultural traditions and habits is all about the experience!

Young girl in Puno offers to give Brynna a new hair-do. Photo from Brynna B./Latin America For Less

Voluntourism: Brynna B.’s first-hand account of volunteering in Peru

LAFL team member Brynna B. explains how even small actions can make a big difference.

Walk among the locals in Peru. Photo by Sepsis13/Flickr

Sustainable travel: How to support local communities and economies in Peru

Follow our tips to ensure your trip to Peru is a moral and sustainable one.