The Best Small Hotels & Vacation Rentals In Peru

KiChic Mancora beach peru

In these socially distant times, there looks set to be a boom in demand for booking private vacation rentals and small boutique accommodation. The trend is driven by many travelers’ desperation for some rest and relaxation at the end of 2020, but also an increasing awareness of the need to…

Return To Machu Picchu

After 8 months of closure, due to the pandemic, one of the world’s most-visited sites re-opened to tourists last month. Among the first travelers to return to Machu Picchu were several friends of Aracari, who were all too eager to share with us all the details about their experiences. From the new…

How To Empower A Community

ALMA Initiative Callao

Pandemic Tales From Peru: Angie Pelosi Whilst international travel remains largely restricted, Aracari is still bringing you inspiring tales of people and culture from Peru, Bolivia, and the Galapagos. Last month, Aracari spoke with Peruvian Chef, Penélope Alzamora, about pandemic initiatives that are supporting those working in Lima’s world-famous gastronomy and hospitality sectors. This…

Peruvian Recipe: Causa

Causa - Tony Custer Peruvian Cuisine

Causa is a Limeño classic, that’s great to share amongst friends as an appetizer or small individual plate. No food is welcome on a hot summers day than cool mashed potatoes stuffed with fruits of from the sea. Below you’ll find the ingredients and recipe for a simplified version of…

How To Hike To Machu Picchu

Mark Travel Planner

Interview with Mark Green, Aracari Travel Planner Machu Picchu is Peru’s most popular tourist attraction, receiving close to 1.6 million visitors in 2018. Hiking to Machu Picchu, either on the Inca Trail or via one of the alternative trails, is a truly awe-inspiring way to journey to one of the…

“Food Is Life, Life Is Food”

Penelope Alzamora

Pandemic Tales from Peru: Penélope Alzamora Whilst international travel remains largely restricted, Aracari is still bringing you inspiring tales of people and culture from Peru, Bolivia, and the Galapagos. This month Aracari spoke with Peruvian Chef, Penélope Alzamora, our close friend and associate who for many years has looked after…