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Peru’s Cumbia and Huayno: A Small Scale Exploration

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

How to Get to Cusco: Planes, Trains, and Buses

Our Peru expertise helps you sort through the pros and cons of each transport option to Cusco.

A Golden Retriever on a rock at the water's edge of Lake Humantay of the Cusco region of Peru

Traveling to Peru With Pets: Can I Bring My Pet to Peru?

Learn all about the proper documentation needed to bring your pet with you on your trip to Peru.

View of the main plaza in Cusco through silhouette arches

Hungry Veggie: 4 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Cusco

Our restaurant selections ensure that veggie travelers eat way more than just salads!

Humanoid Nazca Lina, aerial photo to the left, drawing of the geoglyph to the right

New Nazca Line Discovered in Peru

Using artificial technology, scientists have found more than 140 new geoglyphs since 2006

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

a close up of Peruvian coins

Tipping in Peru: Who to Tip and How Much

Learn about the proper tipping etiquette in Peru with our helpful guide.

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.

Sacred Valley Restaurants: Top 10 New Picks

The variety of Sacred Valley restaurants have expanded and diversified, and so has our list of the region’s must-try options.