Peruvian Artist included in Guinness World Book of Records

Thursday October 18, 2018
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Peruvian Artist included in Guinness World Book of Records

Martha Ochoa, a famous Peruvian artist, will be included in the next Guinness World Book Of Records. To wit, Ochoa has the largest collection of miniature paintings. The commission of the Guinness World Records had announced this during an event in the American city of San Antonio, in the state of Texas.

The painter, who was born in Cusco, showed approximately 5.000 miniature paintings that she made herself in 2015. Unfortunately, this was not enough back then, as she did not break the record. (more…)

Over 100.000 French Tourists Expected In Peru This Year

Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Over 100.000 French Tourists Expected In Peru This Year

Say ‘Bonjour’ To The French!

According to Peru’s Trade Office in Paris over 100.000 French tourists from will visit Peru this year. This was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, or Mincetur in short. This would be the first time that the amount of French arrivals would pass the 100.000 milestone, as last year Peru received just a little less, with approximately 96.000 travelers from France finding their way to Peru.

However, Aldo Parodi states this milestone was expected. (more…)

Gastronomy Arequipa One of the Best of South America

Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Gastronomy Arequipa One of the Best of South America

CNN Travel has recently published a list with the best food destinations in the world. And one of the destinations on the list is the Peruvian city of Arequipa. Arequipa, also nicknamed ‘the White City’ is praised for its distinctive food, which is a blend of Peruvian food and food from elsewhere.

To wit, Arequipa’s gastronomy is a fusion between centuries-old pre-Columbian recipes, the ones of the Incas and later with the ones of Spain as well. This means that the cuisine got its influence from many different sources (more…)

Interesting places to visit in Peru

Friday October 05, 2018
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Interesting places to visit in Peru

Stunning natural scenes, intriguing culture, delicious gastronomy and friendly people, Peru has it all. It is not for nothing that Peru is booming in terms of tourism. The variety of the country is pulling more and more people to the old Inca country. There are dry deserts, green forests, amazing beaches and high mountains to be found here.

Here’s a short list of the most important tourist attractions in Peru that you cannot miss during your trip in this wonderful country.
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Larco Museum Lima one of the best 25 museums worldwide!

Friday October 05, 2018
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Larco Museum Lima one of the best 25 museums worldwide!

Lima’s Larco Museum has been chosen as one of the best museums in the world in a list released by the biggest traveling site in the world Tripadvisor. The museum listed 20th on the list, which contains a total of 25 museums all around the world; two places higher than last year.

The Larco Museum is the first Peruvian site ever included in the ranking. Tripadvisor praises the museum for being more than just an exposition of various kinds of ceramics. The Director of the Larco Museum (more…)

Colca Valley stays the most popular tourism destination of Arequipa

Friday October 05, 2018
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Colca Valley stays the most popular tourism destination of Arequipa

The Colca Canyon has been Arequipa’s main tourist attraction for years already. However, due to a rapid increase of tourism arrivals, the canyon has strengthened its position as a most-visited tourism destination in this region. To wit, the valley received nearly 20% more tourists between the months January and September of 2018 compared to the same months last year. So far, the Colca Canyon has received nearly 225.000 visitors this year, compared to last year’s 180.000 visitors. (more…)

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