Peru

Our favorite travel articles and video on traveling in Peru.

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Video: Rhythms of Peru

In his video, Rhythms of Peru, filmmaker Nathaniel Connella showcases the hidden gems of Peru and allows travelers to see the country from a new and fresh perspective.
Local girls in Peru. Photo by Carol Bowman

High in the Andes: Adventure in Peru

A traveler to Peru spends 15 days heading in one direction − up. Her guide urges her to consume coca to help with breathing at high altitude. This is one trip to Peru she would always remember.
Machu Micchu is a top destination in Peru

Visiting These 9 Countries Will Change Your Life

Planning a trip to one of your bucket list destinations doesn't have to be expensive. A new travel app called Flightdrop exposes mistakes in flight prices and sends you deals to incredible destinations for 60%+ off. Here are some examples we found to nine top world destinations.
A hut protrudes above the water in Iquitos, Peru. Photo by Tony Mangia

Iquitos, Peru: Your Colorful Entry to the Amazon

Often called the "Capital of the Amazon,” Iquitos, Peru, is the jumping off point for many Amazon adventures. Here's why you'll want to stay a few days to explore the region for yourself.

An Amazon Souvenir: Travel in Peru

Playing host to an unwelcomed guest results in a painfully unforgettable vacation.
Manu Rainforest Peru

Peru’s Hidden Jewel: The Manu Rain Forest

This hidden getaway in Peru offers one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth.
Inca Trail

Hiking to Machu Picchu

Psyche yourself up for the adventure of a lifetime as one traveler tells of his summit to the famed Inca ruins.
A Peruvian shaman during a local ceremony. Flickr/Bill Damon

Mountaintop Magic: New Year’s Eve in Peru

In a one-room dwelling of a shepard’s compound, a mountaintop shaman offers a New Year's blessing and an unforgettable experience.

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