The Perfect Peruvian New Year's Eve

Similar to other Latin American nations, Peru is known as a country where the holiday season is festively celebrated in the company of friends and family. This season is anchored by two special nights: nochebuena on Christmas Eve and nochevieja on New … Continue reading

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Paella

Peruvian cuisine has a long history. From the Inca tradition dating back centuries to Chifa, Peruvian food combines interesting aspects of many traditions to create meals many travel halfway around the world to eat. Peru has some common items that find their way into … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

Those who want to celebrate New Year’s Day in Peru will need to bring their appetites as well as colored undergarments. Celebrations abound in the South American country as the New Year chimes. Luxury hotels along the coast have high-end celebrations that … Continue reading

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Inti Raymi, Peru’s Biggest Inca Festival

On June 24th of each year, Inti Raymi, the Inca New Year, is celebrated in Peru. The religious festival, which is held during the winter solstice, honors Inti, the Inca sun deity. Until the ceremony was banned by Spanish Catholic priests … Continue reading

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Peruvian Cuisine During the Holiday Season

  In Peru, the holiday season starts on the first Sunday of December and continues until January 6; during this time, the mood across the country is very festive and family-oriented. It is not unusual for friends and relatives to travel … Continue reading

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Peruvian New Year's Traditions and Superstitions

There is something different about celebrating the New Year holiday in Peru. Those planning such a trip will find local traditions and superstitions unique and fun! The first thing to realize is New Year’s Day falls in the summer in Peru. … Continue reading

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Best time to travel to Machu Picchu

The mountain citadel of Machu Picchu stirs the imaginations of visitors to Peru. Sitting between two peaks and overlooking a river, the ancient Incan city was virtually impenetrable. The city’s engineering has fascinated tourists since it was rediscovered in 1911. Machu Picchu is … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve At The Beach

Instead of spending New Year’s Eve sipping eggnog and peering out the window at snow-covered hills, ring in the coming year at the beach! In countries like Peru, late December often brings comfortable temperatures. Though it might not be warm enough … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions: Christmas in Peru

Christmas in Peru is a time of joyous celebration. Religious families tend to kick off the holiday by attending the “Mass of the Rooster,” traditionally held on Christmas Eve at 10 p.m. The fun really begins once everyone returns home. Families tend … Continue reading

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Peruvian Cuisine During the Holiday Season

  In Peru, the holiday season starts on the first Sunday of December and continues until January 6; during this time, the mood across the country is very festive and family-oriented. It is not unusual for friends and relatives to travel … Continue reading

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