Monthly Archives: November 2014

Even if you have never been to Peru, you can still taste the best of Peruvian drink with a Pisco Sour Cocktail. This unique cocktail is one of the signature drinks in the country, and it has become a worldwide favorite thanks to … Continue reading

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Peru is a country of beautiful contradictions and a strong, insatiable culture. Nestled between the world’s largest rainforest and the warm waters of the middle Pacific, Peru was once home of the largest pre-Columbian empire, the Inca civilization. Today, Amerindians … Continue reading

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The República del Perú is not the largest country in South America, but it’s surely one of the most culturally diverse. Prior to the arrival of explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa in the early 1500s, Peru was inhabited by theNorte Chico and mighty … Continue reading

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A continent encompassing mountains, rich coastal waterways and the culture of countless indigenous tribes, South America boasts a hodgepodge of cuisine types and distinct, yet simple, flavors. Many countries rely on both the ocean and the soil as sources of … Continue reading

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Many restaurant menus are now incorporating Peruvian flavors. Since it is a blend of various cultures, Peruvian food is often described as fusion cuisine. It is quite popular, especially when chefs place a modern twist on classic Incan recipes. Key Ingredients … Continue reading

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Peruvian culture is a source of awe and inspiration to travelers from every region of the world. Nestled on the Pacific Ocean of South America, this amazing expanse of land was home to the famous Incan Empire before the colonial … Continue reading

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Perched high atop a mountain northwest of the modern city of Cusco, Machu Picchu is the most-visited tourist attraction in Peru. The complex is a tribute to the construction skills of the Inca people, consisting of massive stone blocks that … Continue reading

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The cuisine of Peru has enchanted travelers and culinary enthusiasts for hundreds of years. Dishes are adorned with brightly colored garnishes, and the combination of flavors is sure to leave lasting memories. The chefs who prepare Peruvian Food are known … Continue reading

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You don’t need excuses to enjoy the incredible scenery of Half Moon Bay from the Pacific Coast Highway when you make La Costanera Restaurant your dining destination of choice. Join our loyal clientele, and savor our unique take on the … Continue reading

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Two out of three may not be bad, but three out of three is remarkable. That’s the number of years in a row that World Travel Awards has recognized Peru as South America’s most desirable culinary travel destination. Those who have never eaten … Continue reading

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