Category: Urban

Front of the Lima airport with cars in front and purple night sky in background.

Lima Airport: Everything You Need to Know Before Flying

Make your way through the Lima airport worry-free with these insider tips and information about Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport.

Grass, flowers, and trees of Parque Kennedy with gray church in the distance.

Parque Kennedy: The Central Park of Miraflores

Explore Lima’s Parque Kennedy, the cultural center of the Miraflores district. Learn more about the park’s history and find out what to see and do during your visit!

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.

Two wooden windows and a door with blue wall. Metal designs covering the door and windows.

24 Hours in Lima, Peru: What to See in One Day

Only have 24 hours in Lima? No problem! Follow this ambitious guide to visit Miraflores, the Larco Museum, the Historic Center, and Barranco with just 24 hours in Lima.

Partly cloudy skies over the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, the city's main square and gathering place.

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.

A mural in Barranco of a man removing a heart-shaped piece of his face to reveal a bird underneath.

Discover Barranco, Lima’s Cultural District

The neighborhood of Barranco offers travelers a unique taste of colorful architecture amid a budding art scene.

Street art by LRM in Valparaiso, Chile.

South America street art: Creativity with an urban canvas

A peek at the South America street art movement through some of the most impressive works found in Peru, Brazil and Argentina.

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.

The Basilica del Voto Nacional in Quito is the largest neogothic basilica in the Americas. Day and night, the basilica’s spires are a distinctive feature of the Quito skyline.

Quito’s great historic center

Visitors to Quito will find a city that is modern, multifaceted, and energetic, but the city’s role in the history of South America is simply fascinating.