Belmond Miraflores Park
The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas
El Albergue Ollantaytambo
Fallen Angel - The Small Luxury Guest House
Second Home Peru
Hotel de Autor II
Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Quinta Miraflores Boutique Hotel
Casa Falleri Boutique Hotel
Should you take photos of photos?
What is the real cost of “taking” a photograph? Travel photographer Kike del Olmo is showing us the other side of the coin.
Old meets new in the Inca’s holy city
At 3,400 meters, walking a few steps uphill in Cusco tires me immediately. But it's worth getting lost in its maze of streets to stumble on treasures both old and new.
Peru's muddy and chaotic version of Venice
“This is the real Iquitos,” Marcel shouts back to me above the roar of the motor as our boat beats against the current, navigating through an obstacle course of stilted houses and ramshackle vessels at an alarming speed.
Finding the secret of happiness in Lima
The best mirror Lima has to reflect its past is the old colonial mansions. In recent years, many have been restored but others lie in ruin, begging for someone to return them to their former glory.
How to chill out in Lima
On my first day back in Lima I revisit my favorite restaurant, the Canta Rana, an old house in the Barranco neighborhood, the most bohemian part of the city.
That time Werner Herzog made a film in Iquitos
If the three rivers around Iquitos – the largest city of the Peruvian Amazon – do dictate life here, then never did they do so more infamously than in German director Werner Herzog’s film Fitzcarraldo.
The incredible dancing stones of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is a World Wonder, whose stone walls impress every visitor. But its biggest wonders are hidden from view, deep in the mountain on which it stands.
"The jungle is about getting laid"
“If you thought the jungle was all about natural remedies, you’re wrong,” my friend Marcel says. “The jungle is about getting laid. And I guess about the fear that you won’t be able to.”
Monkey brains, love potions and much more
With Marcel, a local who is taking me around the Peruvian river town of Iquitos, I am headed to Belén, one of Peru’s biggest and most bizarre markets.
For the Incas, Cusco was the center of the world
When visiting Cusco’s Santo Domingo church you are transported back several centuries. From when the legendary Maco Cápac founded this Inca city to when the Conquistadors discovered its unbelievable wealth.