Peru Archive

Local Luxury Travel Hotel Chains in Latin America

When you think of luxury hotel chains around the world, you probably think of the international ones everyone has heard of. In Latin America, however, these tend to be pretty scarce, so you’re more likely to see names like Inkaterra, Explora, Aranwa, and Habita. Many of the “chains” in this region only have two or [&hellip

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Where to stay in Arequipa, Peru?

The Peruvian city of Arequipa is one of those cities that might get overlooked in favor of Machu Picchu or Lima, but this city of nearly one million has its own unique draws. Breathtaking architecture and views of the three volcanoes that surround it might not be enough for your tastes, but this city is [&hellip

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Our Updated Review of Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca in Puno

Sometimes time feels like it flies by quickly and when one of our correspondents was going to be in Puno, Peru, we realized it had been seven years since we stepped into the Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca. Although the long-promised renovations still aren’t in motion, it was time for us to post an update with [&hellip

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Combining the Mountains and the Jungle in Peru

We’ve said many times before that it’s a bad idea to hurry through Peru like so many tourists do. If you take your time instead of trying to cram everything into just a few days, you’ll have a much richer experience. Partly because of the tourism board’s narrow focus, most people don’t know there is [&hellip

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Taking the Hot Springs at Colca Lodge in Peru

You feel like you’re a long way from anywhere when you get to the Colca Lodge beside the canyon of the same name. It won’t take long to recover and relax though, with great views and multiple hot springs pools around the property. Most of the hotels around the Colca Canyon are geared to intrepid [&hellip

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Touring Peru and the Galapagos in Less Than Two Weeks

We’ll be the first to say you should take your time and not hurry through Peru. What you’ll see on a leisurely cruise of the Galapagos is far different than what you’ll see on a few short stops. Not everyone has unlimited vacation time, however, so for many working stiffs even getting two weeks away [&hellip

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