A Spotlight On Our Partners:

Q&A With Aracari’s Culinary Partner, Tammy Gordon As part of a new series, showcasing the experiences provided by some of Aracari’s hand-picked travel partners, we’d like to introduce you to Tammy Gordon. She is a Peruvian restauranteur and food entrepreneur, based in Cusco, that Aracari has partnered with for many years…

Ayni is the Andean practice of reciprocity – ‘I help you today, you help me tomorrow, and together we make a new world.’ After three months of curfew, quarantine and containment, Yanantin Media Group, a Cusco based collective of storytellers and filmmakers, is launching the city’s first virtual dinner party…

Celebrating An Andean Easter In Peru

Easter in Peru

Easter may be observed across the globe, but nobody celebrates it quite like the communities of the Andes. Easter in Peru, commonly known as  Holy Week (Semana Santa),  offers a time for many sacred events and celebrations throughout the Andes. Friends and family gather together, and many attend church to…

Belmond Andean Explorer: Luxury Train Peru

Views Luxury Train Peru - Belmond Andean Explorer Review

Last week I left the hustle and bustle of Lima and adventured south to begin a multi-day escape from Cusco to Lake Titicaca and Arequipa on South America’s first ever luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer. Over the next three days I would travel more than 450 miles (725km) across the Peruvian Andes on a train…

Cusco Culinary Experience: Urban Eats by Day

Cusco culinary experience urban eats by day (4)

Nestled into the Andean Highlands, Cusco is perfectly positioned to tap into a wide array of the country’s natural produce. As specialists in culinary travel, Aracari gives travelers the opportunity to explore the gastronomy of the historic city through various Cusco culinary experiences including Urban Eats by day, Urban Eats…

Exploring Rainbow Mountain Peru

A beautiful view of the Rainbow Mountain Peru

As an avid trekker and outdoor enthusiast, the vast offerings of Peru and the Andes Mountains are a dream come true. Occasionally I find myself overwhelmed by the options I have at my fingertips, but when I arrived in Cusco for the first time there was no doubt in my mind…