Ceviche: the surprising history behind Peru's raw fish dish

While it’s a fairly recent arrival in UK restaurants, this Peruvian raw fish dish dates back millennia — and has more variations than you might expect.

How to spend a day in Lima, Peru

The Peruvian capital is more than just a place to change planes en route to Machu Picchu. Stay a while to absorb the city's buzzing beach barrios, grand historic structures, edgy artworks and reinvented industrial spaces.

How Lima's buzzing barrios revived the city's arts scene

A culinary renaissance has revitalised the Peruvian capital, leading to buzzing beach barrios and industrial spaces reborn as creative hubs.

Ají negro: how the traditional Peruvian condiment is conquering modern restaurants

Flavour-packed, nutrient-rich ají negro, an Amazonian condiment overlooked for generations, has been given a new lease of life in Lima’s smartest restaurants.

How to spend 24 hours in Cusco

The capital of the Incas, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site,  Cusco is where Incan and Andean baroque architecture meet.

Peruvian cuisine according to Virgilio Martinez Véliz

Virgilio Martinez Véliz is chef at Central in Lima and MIL in the Sacred Valley, with a new restaurant due to open in the Amazon next year.

From the Andes to the Amazon: 14 ways to experience Peru

From slick city restaurants pioneering modern cuisine to remote rainforest treks, we bring you the best of this South American country.

Where to stay in Cusco

Heading to the lofty Peruvian city? Rest your weary head in one of its classic Andean-inspired digs.

Done the Inca Trail? Try Peru's Lares trek

An alternative to Machu Picchu’s Inca Trail, this route through the southern Andes links Peru’s archaeological sites and traditional communities, following lightly trodden paths where you’ll encounter few other travellers — unless you count alpacas.

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

Peru: a neighbourhood guide to Lima

High-end eats, cutting-edge street art, exquisite colonial-era mansions reimagined for bright new creative age: Peru's capital is no longer a traveller's backwater but a Latin American luminary.

The train to Machu Picchu

Banish all notions of the famed Inca city from the back of cereal boxes, nothing prepares you for the first glimpse of this dramatic New Wonder of the World

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