Peruvian Culture and Society
Facts About Peru
Learn key facts about Peru's geography, society, economy and more...
Sport in Peru
Learn more about sport in Peru, from soccer and volleyball to bullfighting and cockfighting.
The Flag of Peru
The flag of Peru as used today was first introduced in 1825 by South American liberator Simón Bolívar.
Languages of Peru
Spanish is the most widely spoken language in Peru, but many more languages still exist across the nation.
Religion in Peru
As a traveler in a foreign country, it's good to know a little about the local religious beliefs. Learn more with our guide to religion in Peru.
Famous People From Peru
Learn more about the most famous living Peruvians, from soccer stars to astronauts...
Essential Spanish for Peru
Learning some basic Spanish essentials before you go to Peru will make your trip more relaxing and more rewarding.
What is the Minimum Wage in Peru?
Learn about the current minimum wage in Peru, with comparisons to the USA and the UK.
Peruvian Greetings and Introductions
Learn standard Peruvian greetings and introductions, including formal and informal ways to say hello in Peru.
Opening Hours in Peru
Get to grips with business hours in Peru, including lengthy lunch breaks...
The Estadio Nacional in Lima, Peru
The Estadio Nacional in Lima is the home ground of the Peruvian soccer team, as well as a major music concert venue.
Peruvian Cities on Sunday
Sunday is typically a sleepy day when even Peru's major cities can lie almost dormant.
Tips for Talking to Peruvians
Here are a few topics to get any conversation started, and some subjects to possibly avoid...
Toilets in Peru
Toilets in Peru range from bearable to hideously unclean. Finding a decent option is an unglamorous but essential part of traveling.
Peru News Resources
If you want to follow the latest events in Peru, the following news resources will keep you up-to-date at home or on the road.
Watching the Peruvian National Soccer Team
Find out where to watch the Peruvian national soccer team play and how to buy tickets for the games.
Embassies in Peru
A list of all the embassies in Peru.
Volleyball in Peru
Soccer is the most popular sport among Peruvian men, but the nation's women prefer to play volleyball.
Do Peruvians Like Americans?
If you're an American heading to Peru, you might be wondering what Peruvians think about U.S. tourists.
Soccer in Peru
If you want to watch, play or talk about soccer in Peru, learn more with our guide to the national sport.
Peruvian Cockfighting and Gallos de Pelea
Cockfighting remains a reasonably popular sport in Peru, despite the often gruesome nature of the fights.
Biography of Saint Rose of Lima
Saint Rose of Lima was the first Catholic saint of the Americas and remains a highly venerated figure in Peru.
A Guide to Tipping in Peru
Our guide to tipping in Peru will help you decide how much to tip Peruvian tour guides, waiters, hotel staff and more.
Time in Peru
With no clock changes to worry about, time in Peru is a straightforward concept. Punctuality, on the other hand, is not so widely understood...
The Ley Seca in Peru
The ley seca (literally “dry law”) is used to prohibit the sale of alcohol during voting for Presidential elections in Peru.
Is Marijuana Legal in Peru?
The possession of certain quantities of marijuana is officially legal in Peru, but even supposedly legal amounts can get you in trouble.
The Peruvian Paso Horse
The Peruvian Paso horse is an iconic symbol of the country's history and culture.
Kina Malpartida: Peru’s Boxing Superstar
Kina Malpartida is a boxing world champion and one of Peru's most celebrated sports stars.
Newspapers in Peru
Newspapers in Peru range from respectable broadsheets to trashy tabloids, both of which are popular nationwide.
Our Peru blogs directory features a selection of the most insightful, entertaining and informative blogs about Peru.