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Wednesday June 05

Lima – the third worst congested city in the world

in Economy News

by Eva Summer

TomTom, the Dutch multinational developer and creator of navigation technology and consumer electronics, released the…

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Sunday May 26

Strong earthquake hit northern Peru

in Safety & Security News

by Eva Summer

Early Sunday morning, May 26, 2019 at 02.41am local time a strong earthquake with a…

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Friday May 17

Peru introduces new food-labeling law

in Living & Lifestyle News

by Eva Summer

While – depending on the source - 8% to 10% of Peruvians still suffers from…

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Wednesday April 17

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia kills himself ahead of arrest

in Politics News

by Tim Kirsten

Alan Garcia was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. A crowd of supporters gathered…

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Tuesday March 19

How many tourists visited Machu Picchu in 2018?

in Travel News

by Eva Summer

Machu Picchu, declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary (1981) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1983) and voted…

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Travel Destination Peru

Moron Lagoon near Pisco

One of the many off the beaten track gems Peru has to offer is the Moron Lagoon, also known as Oasis of Moron, located about 250 km (155 miles) south of Lima near Pisco.

Food & Drink Diversity Peru

Lucuma

Lucuma is undoubtly the most popular fruit in Peru. The native subtropical fruit, which some even name "The last gold of the Incas” and consider it as the “national fruit”, is grown in the Peruvian Andes since ancient times.

Peruvian Alfajores

Creamy, sweet Manjar Blanco embedded in two almost powdery cookies, that is a traditional, absolutely delicious and addicting Peruvian Alfajor - one of the most popular sweet sensations in the country.
  • For thousands of years ancient cultures high in the Peruvian Andes produced a refreshing, fruity and healthy (at least if you go easy on the sugar) non-alcoholic drink called…
  • Peru’s celebrated cuisine is not only about famous chefs, outstanding meat and fish dishes or the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, but as well about the often-forgotten…
  • Pisco is Peru's national drink and the pride and joy of every Peruvian.
  • Ceviche, also spelled Cebiche, is not only one of the most popular dishes in Peru and the pride and joy of all Peruvians, but as well the Peruvian National Dish with its very own…
  • Picarones are one of these Peruvian goodies that once tried there’s no way back. The deep fried picarones drizzled with a sweet and flavorful syrup are not only on the list of…
  • It hardly gets any more Peruvian on the dining table than enjoying the simplicity and fresh local flavors of Papas a la Huancaina.
  • Peruvians love salsas, sauces and dips. They are a must on every dining table and complement, enhance or vary the unique flavors of local dishes. One of the most popular sauces in…
  • For over 7000 years, Ajis, Peruvian chili peppers, are cultivated in the country and today are an essential part of the local cuisine. From the around 300 varieties of chili…
  • Chilcano, or also known as Chilcanito, is one of the most popular long drinks in Peru – and my personal favorite. It is based on Peru’s national drink Pisco, a grape brandy, which…
  • Sopa a la Minuta, also known as Sopa Criolla, is one of these Peruvian comfort foods that just makes us feel home, warms us on cold and cloudy days, nourishes and revitalizes us…

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Festival de la Candelaria - Carnival in Puno - Peru

Festival de la Candelaria - Carnival in Puno - Peru

Celebrated to honor the Virgin of Candelaria, the patron saint of the city of Puno, the Festival de la Candelaria or Carnival of Puno is a huge event merging Catholic traditions brought to Peru by the Spanish conquerors and age-old Andean customs, rites and symbols.
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