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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.

Cusco Plaza de Armas with a Firework in the night sky

Let’s Celebrate: Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Cusco

Forget holiday mayhem and travel instead! Bowing out of buying expensive gifts in exchange for having a culturally rich experience in Cusco.

Illustration by Andrés Miro Quesada and Britt Fracolli.

My 4 Hiking Options at Machu Picchu

Decide what Machu Picchu hiking option is the best for you. Take the Sun Gate or Inca Bridge trails. Other options are the climbs up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.

Final stretch of Inca Trial path leading to Machu Picchu

Step by Step to Machu Picchu: Inca Trail Map

Embark on an Andean adventure in 2020. Using our illustrated Inca Trail Map, get the gist of what attractions and altitudes to expect each day until Machu Picchu!

Silver iPhone X

Stay connected: All you need to know about SIM cards in Peru

It only takes a few easy steps to have connectivity at your fingertips in Peru.

Meet Mafalda, the Comic Strip Character from Argentina

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