Lima is a cultural jewel with unique museums and a captivating history, a patchwork of cultures and a rapidly changing city. Lima is the synonym for haute cuisine, a top gastronomy that sets worldwide standards. Lima is at the heart of all the culinary influences of the entire country – the best ingredients of the coast, the Andes, and the rainforest are thrown into one pot in Lima. It’s also the courage to be creative that drives this city forward. Lima has overcome its bad reputation for quite some time now. Yes, the coastal fog sticks to the city’s rooftops 300 days a year and yes, Lima is still swamped by a gigantic chaos of traffic – but if you want to get to know Peru, you need to see Lima. In 48 hours. We’ll show you how to make the best of your time here:
Did you know that the highest mountain range in the world outside the Himalayas can be found in Peru? We’re not talking about Cusco and the Andes in the south. Hidden away in the north is a real gem for adventurers and the outdoor scene: the Cordillera Blanca. With 22 snow-capped mountains, each more than 6,000 meters high, this mountain range runs through northern central Peru and is a true mecca for all adventurers.
Is one day enough to visit Cusco? It’s a question we get asked a lot. And the answer is nope. No way. Not enough. Anyone who wants to experience the real Cusco should plan at least two to three days. After all, Nora lives in Cusco for more then two years and never got bored 😉
We’ll share 9 things you should definitely check out in Cusco!
Coast, Andes, rainforest, and an abundance of climatic zones in between: Peru is blessed with an incredible amount of natural wonders that cover the whole country. Be it desert, waterfall, mountain lagoon, natural beach, colorful fields, or snow-capped Andean peaks — if you love nature, you will love Peru! In this article, we’ll tell you which places took our breath away.