Today Aracari Travel are proud to launch the second edition of The Peru Food Guide – the ultimate culinary travel guide across the Peruvian Pacific coast, Andes and Amazon regions. Our team of travel experts have spent many months, heavily researching and updating the popular first edition of this publication,…

Christmas in Peru – See, Eat, Do

Authentic Peruvian Christmas

Christmas is an exhilarating, vibrant and joyful occasion in Peru. The holiday is celebrated with good food and plenty of cheer… but in a distinctly Peruvian manner. Here’s a taste of what to expect at Christmas in Peru, but nothing we write will compare to experiencing the real thing. You’ll…

A Guide To Peruvian Potatoes

Among Peru’s many delicious and valuable crops, none shine so bright as the potato. This hardy crop is the most eaten vegetable in the world, so it’s no surprise that it’s treasured worldwide – and Peru is where the potato most thrives. The History Of Potatoes In Peru Scientists believe…

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…

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…

Sweet Lima. The best Peruvian desserts

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Lima is one of the great gastronomic cities of the world, drawing food-loving travelers from far and wide. Thanks to Lima’s award-winning chefs and world-class restaurants, the country’s cuisine is the second most popular tourist attraction in Peru. What is the top thing to do in Peru? That would be…