Easter is a festivity celebrated in every catholic country. And guess what? Peru belongs in this category. And we’ll show you how Easter is celebrate in Cusco as part of the Peruvian culture.Continue reading “Peruvian Culture: Easter in Cusco 2020”
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.Continue reading “Peruvian Cinema: 5 Movies about 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!Continue reading “The Ultimate Travel Guide to Peru”
In the last 10 years, Peru has been recognized as one of the world’s best culinary destinations. Aka, Peruvian food is one of the best. There are so many typical dishes you can try when you are in Peru. The country’s gastronomic boom owes a great deal to its biodiversity and its multicultural heritage. In this article, we give you some of the reasons why there’s no better place in the world to visit as a foodie.Continue reading “Treat yourself with these typical Peruvian dishes”
Are you excited about going to Peru and starting to think about what you want to do when you arrive in Cusco? There are so many nice spots to visit and capture with your camera. On the internet you probably already found information about Machu Picchu with cloudless photos. But there are so many more things to do. So where do you start?
When you are travelling to Peru and preparing your trips, you must have seen the “Boleto Turístico” at some point of your search. Doesn’t ring a bell? Keep reading and we will explain you all you need to know about the “Boleto Turístico”. 😀Continue reading “Boleto Turístico Cusco: What is it and what can you do with it?”
I mean what exactly is it you know about Peru? Alpacas, llamas, Machu Picchu and good food, that’s what everyone will say. But Peru is so much more than that. Peru is full of nature, interesting sites, has a rich history and much more. Apart from those reasons, the warm and welcoming culture is something else, especially for people who come visiting from far. If you are curious about coming here, get to know these 50 curiosities about Peru we selected for you!Continue reading “50 Curiosities about Peru you probably didn’t know”
Is Cusco going to be your next destination? And you have no idea which places to visit? Don’t worry, we have prepared a detailed guide for you so you will know which places you need to visit in Cusco. Let’s discover Cusco!Continue reading “Must-See: What to do in Cusco”
Volunteer work is a booming subject. This might be partially due to the globalization of the internet that makes finding a place to volunteer just a click away, but mostly because we Millennials are a generation who understand that life should be squeezed to the max, and who are trying to make this world a better place. There are so many reasons why you should do volunteering at least once in your life.Continue reading “5 Reasons to volunteer at least once in your life”
As you’re getting reading for your trip to Peru, it might be time to pack your suitcase, which always causes headaches. When you are preparing for an adventurous trip, you mostly think about clothing or gear. Then other problems arise: “This is waaaay too much!”, “Is this even enough?”, “What do I wear if I go hiking?“. This is why Proyecto Peru shares this checklist: what to bring to Peru with you to avoid transforming in either one of these two types:Continue reading “Discover Peru: What to bring to Cusco?”
It’s Luca’s last week volunteering at our offices and we’re sad, but very happy for all his adventures in this foreign land. Let’s read his adventure hiking to Machu Picchu through the Salkantay Trek.
Visiting the Machu Picchu is definitely a must-do if you travel to Peru. I have been in Peru since September doing volunteer work, and it was finally time to go there and explore the lost city of the Incas. There are several ways to get to the famous ruin: By train, by bus – or with your own feet. A trek seemed to be the best option for me because I could experience the beautiful mountains of the Andes and the wilderness of Peru. In a group of 10 people and our tour guide, we started the Salkantay trek on the January 18th 2020.Continue reading “Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu”