Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Year’s Eve is a time to party with friends, families and strangers in Peru. As with celebrations in the western hemisphere, the occasion is marked with food, drinks and fun activities. Yellow is the color of the Peruvian New Year’s … Continue reading

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What makes the perfect Peruvian New Year’s Eve depends on customs and traditions. There are several unique NYE traditions in Peru, which are typically meant to bring some form of good luck in the following year. Common Food-Based New Year’s Eve Traditions In … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year is one of the most popular celebrations in Peru. Fireworks in the main plazas, lighting candles in each home and spending the evening drinking pisco sours with family and friends are just a few of the … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is fusion cuisine by nature. When food is not discriminatory toward one country or culture’s staple ingredients, the results are delicious. San Francisco is an exciting and beautiful city that is made up of people from all walks of … Continue reading

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The aroma of hot chocolate in the air, rich with cinnamon, butter and perhaps a splash of brandy, brings with it the spirit of Christmas in Peru. Hot chocolate is a traditional part of celebrating Christmas throughout the country. Although people … Continue reading

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High in the Andes at 11,800 feet above sea level, Chumbivilcas Province in the Cuzco Region of Peru is home to communities that trace their ancestry back to the Inca and Chanka cultures. These indigenous people speak Quechua and continue practices that … Continue reading

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Peru is a country filled with rich culture. Five centuries ago, this area was the center of the Inca Empire. However, when the region was invaded by Spanish conquerors looking for gold, the Andes became a popular source of wealth for … Continue reading

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Peru is a country with a number of Christmas traditions. Natives who celebrate this holiday enjoy “Noche Buena” by giving and receiving gifts and enjoying an elaborate meal. Late Christmas Eve night, Peruvian churches hold a special mass. Following this show … Continue reading

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There are many destinations that are noted for their distinctive culinary options. However, one place that should be at the top of any gastronomy list is Peru. This South American country has a surprising take on cuisine, relying on unique ingredients, … Continue reading

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Every country has its own Christmas traditions, but none are as tasty as those from Peru. Peruvian cuisine makes the holidays extra special in this South American destination, offering familiar comfort foods with unexpected twists. To celebrate the holidays with Peruvian flavors, here … Continue reading

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