• Lima Mercado de Surquillo and Historical District

    On our last day in Lima we walked from the hotel to the Mercado de Surquillo at the corner of Avenida Paseo de la Republica and Narciso de la Colina. If you’re staying in Miraflores and enjoy wandering food markets…

  • Lima Dining; Alfresco, Maido and T’anta

    Lima is quickly becoming one of the gastronomic capitals of the world. We only had a day and a half and I wanted to make it count. I’d done a lot of research on where to eat and I had…

  • Lima Peru; Parque Kennedy and Parque de Amor

    We only had a day and a half on arrival to Lima from Cusco and we tried to make the most of it. But Lima is much larger than we expected and getting around isn’t that easy unless you rely…

  • Eating and Drinking in Cusco Peru

    We ate (and drank!) very well in Cusco. There’s no shortage of decent restaurants and bars, especially those catering to tourists. But don’t feel that you have to spend a ton of money; one of my favorite meals was in…

  • Walking Around Cusco

    We didn’t do too much sightseeing in Cusco. First, we only had about a day and a half in the city and second, I pretty much felt like I could not catch my breath the entire time we were there.…

  • Mercado San Pedro, Cusco Peru

    If a town has a market, you know we’ll be there. On the morning of our second day in Cusco we got up fairly early and headed out toward the Mercado San Pedro, Cusco’s central market, where any and all…

  • Ollantaytambo and Pisac

    Percy picked us up at 9am in his car, with just him driving his personal car. David sat in front which meant a lot of the discussion was in Spanish, but when it got too detailed for me to follow…