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Tony Dunnell

Updated Articles and Resources

By Tony Dunnell

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Trujillo, Peru Created: Monday, September 02, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Find out what to see and do in Trujillo, Peru, a city brimming with colonial elegance and pre-Inca archaeological sites.
    • Latest Peru Travel Warnings, Alerts and Advisories Created: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      All the latest travel warnings, alerts and advisories for travelers in Peru, including everything from natural hazards to strikes and demonstrations.
    • Do You Spell it Cusco or Cuzco? Created: Thursday, January 05, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Have you ever wondered which is correct: Cusco or Cuzco? Neither is incorrect, but there is some debate surrounding the issue.
    • Museums in San Martín, Peru Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      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.
    • Peru in July Created: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      July in Peru is packed with festivals and events, including Independence Day, the Virgen del Carmen festival and the Fiesta del Sol in Huánuco.
    • The Lima International Book Fair Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      The Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima, or Lima International Book Fair, is an annual literary event held every July in the Peruvian capital.
    • Cancha: Peruvian Toasted Corn Created: Friday, September 14, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Cancha is a type of Peruvian toasted corn served as a nibble in restaurants and bars and as an additional ingredient in many ceviches.
    • Peruvian Purple Corn Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      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 Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      A look at the pisco-making process from the grape harvest to fermentation and distillation and onto the finished bottled product.
    • Inca Kola Created: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Inca Kola is a hugely popular and altogether iconic Peruvian beverage. It may not be to everyone's taste, but you have to try it when you go to Peru.
    • Cusqueña Beer Created: Thursday, January 17, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Cerveza Cusqueña is one of the most popular beers in Peru, and arguably one of the best domestic brews.
    • Beer in Peru Created: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Beer is the most popular alcoholic drink in Peru. It's cheap, it's available everywhere and it comes with its own beer drinking traditions.
    • Regions of Peru Created: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      There are 25 administrative regions in Peru, known as departments. Find out more with our guide to Peru's departamentos.
    • National Pisco Day in Peru Created: Saturday, July 13, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      National Pisco Day in Peru takes place on the fourth Sunday of every July, with various events held in Peru's main pisco-producing regions.
    • Different Types of Temporary and Resident Visas for Peru Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Visas for Peru fall into two categories: temporary visas for shorter stays and resident visas for stays of a year or more.
    • Peru Business Visa Requirements Created: Sunday, December 29, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      To obtain a business visa for Peru, you’ll need to submit the following documents before you travel.
    • The Longest Rivers in Peru Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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.
    • National Days in Honor of Peruvian Products Created: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Certain Peruvian products, like pisco, coffee and ceviche, have their own official days on the national calendar of events.
    • Pollo a la Brasa Day in Peru Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • Prevent Mosquito Bites in Peru Created: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Knowing how to prevent mosquito bites in Peru will help you avoid diseases like malaria, dengue and yellow fever.
    • Yellow Fever in Peru Created: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Learn more about yellow fever in Peru, including the country's yellow fever requirements and other vaccination issues.
    • Malaria in Peru Created: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Many travelers are concerned about the risk of malaria in Peru, but the actual risk is low. Read more about the risk areas, malaria prevention and symptoms.
    • Dengue Fever in Peru Created: Thursday, April 19, 2012 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Dengue fever outbreaks are becoming increasingly common in Peru. Learn how to spot the symptoms and protect yourself against the mosquito-borne infection.
    • The Chikungunya Virus in Peru Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      The chikungunya virus has recently arrived in Peru. Learn more about this mosquito-borne disease, including symptoms, treatment and prevention.
    • Stripping and Streaking at Machu Picchu Created: Friday, March 14, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      A recent spate of stripping and streaking at Machu Picchu has been dividing public opinion in Peru and abroad.
    • Peru Hop, a Hop-On Hop-Off Option for Exploring Peru Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      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 Everything Peruvian Cookbook Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      “The Everything Peruvian Cookbook” does a great job of covering classic Peruvian recipes and less well-known dishes, including soups, main meals and Peruvian desserts.
    • The Safest and Most Dangerous Parts of Lima Created: Monday, November 26, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A 2012 Ciudad Nuestra survey asked residents which districts they believed to be the safest and the most dangerous in Lima.
    • Peru at the 2012 World Travel Awards Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Peru at the 2012 World Travel Awards, developed to recognize quality throughout the world of travel and tourism.
    • Take a Tour of Peru's World Heritage Sites Created: Sunday, September 18, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      If you want a one-month holiday packed with cultural and natural highlights, take a tour of the 11 World Heritage sites in Peru.
    • LCPerú to Connect Lima, Pisco, Nazca Lines and Cusco Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      On February 1, 2013, LCPerú will begin regular flights from Lima to Pisco with an option to fly over the Nazca Lines.
    • Ormeņo: Peru Bus Company Profile Created: Saturday, February 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Ormeño is one of the most established bus companies in Peru, serving numerous domestic and international destinations.

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