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Pisco Day in Peru


On the fourth Sunday of every July, Peru celebrates the Día del Pisco, or Pisco Day, in honor of one of the country's flagship products.

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Latest Peru Travel Warnings, Alerts and Advisories

All the latest travel warnings, alerts and advisories for travelers in Peru, including everything from natural hazards to strikes and demonstrations.

Museums in San Martín, Peru

There aren't many museums in the San Martín region of northern Peru, but those that do exist offer some insights into the history and culture of the area.

The Lima International Book Fair

The Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima, or Lima International Book Fair, is an annual literary event held every July in the Peruvian capital.

Peruvian Purple Corn

Purple corn, known locally as maíz morado, grows in the Andean regions of Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, where it is used as an ingredient and as a dye.

From Grape to Glass With Portón Pisco

A look at the pisco-making process from the grape harvest to fermentation and distillation and onto the finished bottled product.

Different Types of Temporary and Resident Visas for Peru

Visas for Peru fall into two categories: temporary visas for shorter stays and resident visas for stays of a year or more.

The Longest Rivers in Peru

The 10 longest rivers in Peru all eventually flow into the Amazon River -- either directly or via one of the Amazon’s many large tributaries.

Pollo a la Brasa Day in Peru

Pollo a la Brasa Day is celebrated in Peru on the third Sunday of July, on which day pollerías across the country are packed with hungry diners.

Peru Hop, a Hop-On Hop-Off Option for Exploring Peru

Peru Hop is a new hop-on hop-off bus system for tourists in Peru, letting you travel between Lima and Cusco with more freedom.

The Chikungunya Virus in Peru

The chikungunya virus has recently arrived in Peru. Learn more about this mosquito-borne disease, including symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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