Peru honours the potato during “Day of the Potato”

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On 30 May, the southern Peruvian city of Cusco is entirely dedicated to the ‘papa’; the potato. With more than 3,200 different types of potatoes, Peru is the destination for potato lovers. In terms of diversity and numbers, the Peruvian potatoes are world-class. Every year, Peruvians celebrate “La Día de la Papa”: National Potato Day.

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Experience volunteering in Cusco to the fullest

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Are you excited for working at a volunteering project in Cusco? There are so many ways you can make this an unforgettable experience. There are numerous benefits to volunteering, whether you are abroad or at home, it is surely a unique experience. Volunteering in Cusco is one of the best places you could possible go. With various projects in the region, we can always find something that fits your wishes.

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Life in Cusco: the best lunch spots in Cusco

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Curious as to where you should have lunch in Cusco? There are a lot of nice and cheap restaurants in Cusco to enjoy a delicious lunch. For around 20 soles, you will enjoy a complete plate or even a menu. I mean you are also visiting Peru because it has such a rich gastronomy right? Get to know our favourite restaurants in Cusco and enjoy a tasty lunch.

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Hannah and Linda’s Experience in Cusco

Let’s get to know our volunteers a little more. Meet Linda(18) and Hannah(18) from Germany. They arrived in Cusco 3 months ago after doing some volunteering work in Zanzibar. How cool right? 😲

Currently, they are volunteering at a school in Cusco with Proyecto Peru. They are working in Childcare as teachers and helping with activities for the kids. Do you want to get to know more about their experience in Cusco? Keep reading.

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Peruvian Cinema: 5 Movies about Peru

Peru is such a large and diverse country that to get to know it all you would have to take at least a year travelling and venturing into the unknown. Luckily, there is cinema, a good support to get an understanding. If you are seriously thinking of starting to pack your backpack, check this list of movies about Peru to familiarize yourself with what’s coming. And if you know you won’t have the time to come here and see for yourself, then travel through these movies about Peru.

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Peru

If you want to experience South America, Peru is the place to be. A trip through Peru takes you past colonial cities, bustling local markets, the rugged Andes mountains, vast desert landscapes and villages where time seems to have stood still. Add to that famous highlights such as Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain and the mysterious Nazca lines and you’ll understand why Peru is on the bucket list of many travelers. We have collected all our experiences to create this ultimate travel guide to Peru. A fantastic journey where you will taste the diversity of Peru every day!

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