• Juan Fanning 320 Miraflores Lima Perú
  • Lima ranked 17 for affordability worldwide

    Lima was ranked 17th place in the recent Youth Affordability Index, which looked at 25 cities around the world. It was the third most affordable city in the Latin American cities surveyed, beaten by Buenos Aires (at number 12) and Colombia (at 16). Decode ranked 25 of the world’s biggest cities to see how affordable they were for young people, aged 15 to 29.

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  • Turrón de Doña Pepa, a history of tenderness dressed in purple

    October is synonymous with Procession, it is the Lord of Miracles. October wears purple, smells of incense, and tastes like turrón or nougat, one of the most traditional Peruvian sweets, which until now the source was not accurately known of, or even the name of its creator. The full name is Turrón de Doña Pepa...

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  • Peru named best cultural and culinary destination in South America

    Peru is once again winning international awards as a travel destination due to the many diverse sites and experiences offered to tourists. According to El Comercio, Perú walked away from the World Travel Awards 2014 South America in Quito, Ecuador with three new trophies: best culinary destination, best cultural destination, and leading heritage destination. Lima was awarded the “Leading City Break Destination” prize. Quito, the host city, was named South America’s Leading Destination.

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  • Peru named world's leading culinary destination for 2nd straight year

    For the second year running, Peru has won the top honor as World's Leading Culinary Destination at the 2013 World Travel Awards held in Doha, Qatar, it has been reported.
    Renowned for its ingredients and traditional dishes, the Peruvian cuisine bagged the award after beating this year's other nominees, including Australia, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and USA.

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  • Do you have what it takes to serve up the Best Pisco Sour of 2015?

    A Pisco Sour is a cocktail typical of South American cuisine.The drink's name comes from pisco, which is its base liquor, and the cocktail term sour, in reference to sour citrus juice and sweetener components. The Peruvian Pisco Sour uses Peruvian pisco as the base liquor and adds Key lime (or lemon) juice, syrup, ice, egg white, and Angostura bitters.

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