Dear Aracari friends, I would like to request that you sign the petition below. The petition is an honest hope to shed light on — and hopefully to stop — the building of an international airport in the small village of Chinchero, in the heart of the Sacred Valley of…

Muña And Its Medicinal Herbal Properties

One of the most fascinating aspects of visiting Peru is getting to know the country’s many unique herbs. Peru has a wealth of endemic crops and herbs, many of which make tasty additions to meals or have helpful medicinal uses. Muña: A Favorite Among Peruvian Herbs One of the Peruvian…

A whole host of the top names in the culinary world call Peru home, and there are few foodie names you’ll hear more often than Pia León and Virgilio Martínez. Together, this culinary power couple has rejuvenated and transformed the Peruvian food scene. Lima has long been known as one…

A Guide To Peruvian Superfoods

Peru’s unique crops are more than just delicious. Many are also fantastic for your health. Some of Peru’s most popular crops are superfoods that can provide a beneficial boost to your mind, body, and taste buds. Peruvian Superfoods You’ll Love Goldenberries These lovely orange berries are also called Incaberries or…

If you’re going to experience the full range of cuisine Peru has to offer, one thing you must try is chifa, also known as Peruvian-Chinese cuisine. Chifa restaurants in Peru come from a long line of cultural history: thousands of Chinese immigrants moved to Peru in the late 1800s, mostly…

How To Celebrate Corpus Christi In Cusco

Every year, Cusco celebrates the movable (in 2019 it is on June 20)  Catholic holiday of Corpus Christi, in a grand way.  The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”) is a Catholic liturgical solemnity celebrating the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, in…