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Art in Barranco and Chorrillos

Barranco and Chorrillos are two of the most traditional districts of Lima. Inhabited since pre-hispanic times, these neighborhoods started to gain more notice during the republic, when the wealthiest families of Lima chose the area as their summer destination, settling in their houses or ranches. In the streets of these two districts it’s possible to […]

A tour around the mansions and palaces of Lima

When it comes to the colonial and republican side of Lima, you can not miss the different houses and palaces located in the center of the city, also known as “Cercado de Lima”. For nearly 400 years, the main city of the Spanish Kingdom in Latin America, has left us a unique and valuable historical […]

Easter on the South beaches of Lima

Celebrating Easter in the Sur Chico (south beaches of Lima) is an excellent alternative if your idea is to travel nearby the city. Located between the Kilometers 40 and 50 of the South Panamerican highway, the end of summer results as a perfect season to visit them due to the smaller amount of people looking […]

Port of Callao

Callao is the port of the city of Lima and the most important of Peru. Besides all of its commercial activity, the zone of Callao has different tourist attractions, ranging from a historical center of viceregal and republican architecture, a couple of museums to abundant wildlife and history of the islands of its coast. This […]

The magic and mysticism of La Rosa Nautica

This emblematic Lima restaurant is located in an ancient wharf on the Costa Verde in Miraflores, in which cuisine, since its opening in 1983, have passed some of the most important chefs of the country.  With beautiful views in all of its rooms, where you can enjoy a spectacular sunset, La Rosa Nautica offers a […]

Adventure in the Sabancaya

The sun arises in Arequipa as we get ready to head toward the Sabancaya (5976 sea level), a volcano located in the high area of the Colca Valley. Its name – Sabancaya -  means “tongue of fire” in quechua , and it is considered among the most active volcanoes in Peru, having had it last […]

Dinner at “Balcones de Puno”

Located in Libertad street, just around a block from our Tierra Viva Puno Plaza hotel, Balcones de Puno (Puno’s balconies) is a must stop if you are searching for the best of Puno’s cuisine. Acknowledged by TripAdvisor -the world’s largest travel site- with the Certificate of Excellence in 2013, and assorted with a magnificent variety […]

Living the festival of Holy Virgin of Candelaria

Among the many ancient feasts that are still celebrated in Peru, the Virgin of Candelaria festival stands out for being the most colorful and massive of them all, a symbol of the religious syncretism among aymara, quechua and spanish culture that is revealed through the dance of the peculiar characters that are part of its […]

Around Lima in 2 days

When it comes to sightseeing in the city of Lima and discovering its rich historical and architectural heritage, the experience can be a great adventure. Spanish colonial houses and archaeological sites contrast with modern tall buildings in a cosmopolitan city. And even though a tour around the Peruvian capital may require a few days, here […]

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