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8 Reasons Why Peruvian Food is the Best

14 Nov
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8 Reasons Why Peruvian Food is the Best
Tuesday November 14, 2017 - Posted by

8 Reasons Why Peruvian Food is the Best

Peru is considered the culinary mecca of Latin America and for good reason. Who could argue with the variety, tradition, fusion of cultures and freshness of ingredients? Who could argue with Ceviche? Have you had a plate of “Lomo saltado” or “aji de gallina”? Those that have know that it has the power to change lives!

The history of Peru´s rich cuisine and its notable culinary fusion dates back many centuries to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. From that point on, the Incan cuisine was wonderfully fused with European sensibilities from France, Germany, and Italy as well as with deliciousness from Asia and West Africa.

But, do you want to know the 8 Reasons Why Peruvian Food is the Best? We have compiled a list of the best eight aspects of Peruvian culinary tradition that make the food scene in Peru one of a kind and Peru a real culinary destination. (more…)

5 green, fair and local choices for travelers in Cusco

09 Feb
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5 green, fair and local choices for travelers in Cusco
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5 green, Fair and Local choices for Travelers in Cusco

The city of Cusco is a hotspot for touristic activity in Peru. Being the ancient center of the Inca Empire of Peru, it today combines culture, history and a modern way of living in itself. Every year around 1 million tourists come to the city of Cusco to explore the city and the surrouddings with the City Tour, or the Sacred Valley Tour. Or they scroll on the streets, visit museums, and explore Machu Picchu by train or by doing a trek such as the Inca Trail or the Salkantay Trek……. and they enjoy the local, colourful festivals.

However, the concerned tourist won’t fail to notice that awareness of nature conservation, emission reduction and waste management has not yet reached everybody here in Peru. So, how can we behave as a responsible tourist in order to comfort a little of our “green consciousness”?

Here are 5 opportunities where you can make the better choice during your stay in Cusco: 5 green, fair and local choices for Travelers in Cusco.

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The Secrets of Peruvian Ceviche

07 May
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The Secrets of Peruvian Ceviche
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When travelling in Peru, you cannot ignore it: you will probably hear about the dish ceviche, or find it on the menu of any restaurant. It is one of the most famous Peruvian dishes based on raw fish marinated in lemon juice. For every fish- or non-fish-lover the dish is worth a try!

The origin and tradition

Ceviche is a very well-known and popular dish in the Spanish-speaking countries of South-America. Its origin presumably comes from the first inhabitants in the North of what is now Peru and the limes were introduced by the Spaniards. Ceviche is a dish often eaten during lunch or brunch, because it is such a light meal with a refreshing taste. Also, this dish is very popular on the beach and in the capital Lima. Late in the evening it would be unlikely you are able to order ceviche, because the fish would not be fresh enough anymore.
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