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Delicious food to try in Lima, Peru

Lima has many delicious dishes and snacks for every taste because our food here has been influenced by many cultures. If you are a food lover and enjoy trying new things, here are some our recommendations of the best food to try during your visit in Lima. Papita con Huevo: This is one of our […]

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Ballestas Islands in Ica Peru

The importance of the Ballestas Islands, Nazca, and Huacachina lines as National Natural Heritage

Ica is a very attractive region due to the different attractions that can be found in it. Located about 250 kilometers South of Lima, much of its territory consists of a big desert with valleys and a small part of the mountains. If we talk about history we will find different Pre-Inca cultures that settled […]

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The importance of the Historic Center of Lima as National Cultural Heritage

At Travel Buddies we are not only concerned with creating a local experience, full of anecdotes and fun adventures. Our work has a cultural impact and contributes to the economy of small entrepreneurs. An example of this is the impact of our culinary tours in the Historic Center of Lima. Here is a summary of […]

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Sustainability in the district of Callao in Lima, Peru

At Travel Buddies we don’t only create a local experience, full of anecdotes and fun adventures. Our work has a social and cultural impact that benefits our country.  An example of this is our cultural project based in the Callao district which involves turning local residents into tour guides and enabling them to share their […]

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Humantay Lake in Cusco Peru

3 documentaries about Peru you must watch before visiting our country

Peru is without a doubt one of the most fascinating countries in the world. Its historical heritage, the diversity and beauty of its natural regions and the friendliness of its inhabitants make this country one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Whatever your interests are, you will find what you were looking […]

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Larco Museum Lima Peru

3 Peruvian museums you can visit from home

During these times of quarantine and social distancing, we must find new things to do at home and a good option is to sit on a comfy couch and enjoy some art. Thanks to Google and its Arts & Culture feature, many museums around the world can be visited online! So, until you can travel […]

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Nazca Lines in Lima Peru

14 places to visit in Huacachina, Ballestas, Nazca lines, Ica Peru

Located 250 km to the south of Lima, along the desert coast of southern Peru, Ica is the perfect destination for those who like adventure and nature. Being so close to Lima, Ica can be reached by bus and the most important highlights can be visited in only one day. Ica is also known for […]

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Main Square Lima Peru

18 places to visit in Lima, Peru

Lima is Peru’s capital and a big city where you can find all sorts of fun activities for every taste. From beautiful landscapes to interesting art, colonial architecture and delicious food, Lima is definitely a city that will surprise you. Below we will give you our recommendations on the best places to visit in Lima […]

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The best places to visit in Lima’s Historic Centre

Lima is a versatile city where you can find a mix of cultures and different places to have fun, relax and learn about history and art. Lima’s Historic Centre, for instance, is one of the must-see areas in the city. It’s a place that combines beautiful architecture, great food and history. From visiting its picturesque […]

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Lima Peru landscape

Best places to visit in Miraflores

Miraflores is one of the most popular places for tourists in Lima. It’s one of the safest areas in the city, full of art galleries, bars, restaurants, cafes, shops and, of course, it’s home of one of the most beautiful boardwalks in America. Below you will find our recommendations of the best places to visit […]

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How to visit Ica, Huacachina and Nazca lines in one day

Are you in Lima and are wondering what tours you can enjoy outside the city in only one day? Why not visit Ica? Only a few hours away from Lima, Ica is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day of adventures surrounded by nature, mystery and warm weather. Keep reading to know how to […]

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What to do in Lima during a short stay

Are you wondering what tours can you enjoy during your stay in Lima, Peru?Don’t worry! We have made a  list of the best places to visit in our city. Keep reading to know how to make your stay in the “City of Kings” unforgettable. Chinatown tour with Food Tasting Chinatown is a place you must […]

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The best tours you can’t miss in Ica Peru

Are you in Lima and are wondering what tours you can enjoy outside the city? Why not visit Ica? Only a few hours away from Lima, Ica is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day of adventures surrounded by nature, mystery and warm weather. Keep reading to know the best tours in Ica, Peru. […]

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Local Market in Lima Peru

The best tours you can’t miss in Lima Peru

Are you wondering what tours can you enjoy during your stay in Lima, Peru?Don’t worry! We have made a  list of the best tours and places to visit in our city. Keep reading to know how to make your stay in the “City of Kings” unforgettable. Chinatown tour with Food Tasting Chinatown is a place […]

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Mural at Callao Monumental

Dive into Lima’s artistic scene at Monumental Callao

Monumental Callao is located in the district of Callao and has become in recent years a touristic place full of art, music and color, visited by many tourists and locals. The port district of Callao was founded in 1537 by Spanish colonists and quickly became the principle port for Spanish commerce in the Pacific. However […]

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What desserts to try in Lima Peru?

Do you love sweets and desserts? Then Lima is the perfect destination for you! Here you will find a huge variety of unique desserts that will make a lasting impression in your taste buds. Read our list to find out our recommendations! Picarones This dessert looks like a doughnut. It is made by frying a […]

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Indian Market in Lima Peru

Where to buy souvenirs and do some shopping in Lima Peru?

If you want to bring something special to your friends and family from your visit to Peru, make sure to visit these wonderful shops in Lima that are recommended by locals. 1.Indian Market Av. Petit Thouars 5245, Miraflores At the Indian Market or ‘mercado indio’ you will find a wide variety of souvenirs. From alpaca […]

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Delicious food to try in Ica Peru

In case you are traveling to Ica, Peru and are wondering about its typical dishes and gastronomy, here we have made a list of the best food to try in Ica and some restaurants where you can enjoy them! Carapulcra: This dish is a mix of Afro-Peruvian, Andean and Spanish culture and its main ingredient […]

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10 tips to enjoy your trip to Lima, Peru to the fullest

Lima is an exciting city to explore and can be the perfect place for adventure. Known for its delicious food, Pisco sour, breathtaking sunsets and urban art scene, Lima is certainly a city that will surprise you and will make you want to come back once your trip is over. At Travel Buddies we want […]

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Everything you need to know about pisco sour

A glass of pisco, a spoonful of sugar, egg white, lemon sole discretion were the only ingredients that were used in the early preparations. Undoubtedly, the history of Pisco Sour is an issue still pending for books of Peruvian cuisine and not necessarily by the lack of information. On the contrary, there are many versions […]

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Huacachina Lagoon 5 interesting facts about this place

The legendary origin of Huacachina There are several legends about the origin of the lagoon in the middle of the Ica desert. Perhaps the most famous tells the story of a woman who got here from the nearby town of Tacaraca. Huacachina was a remote place and she came here to mourn the death of […]

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San Francisco Convent in Lima Peru

These are 6 data you should know about Lima in its 484 anniversary

7 fun facts you did not know the capital of Peru Lima celebrates 484 years of foundation this January 18 and to celebrate it like all Peruvian you must know these 6 curious facts History It was in 1535 when Francisco Pizarro who sought a place on the coast of Peru for the ‘City of […]

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Chicha Morada: Refreshing Nectar of the Peruvian Andes

Did you know that chicha morada It is the flagship drink of Peru, exquisite aroma and refreshing taste? The purple chicha is a drink native Andean region of Peru. Its main input is purple corn, which is a Peruvian corn variety widely grown in the Andes. Chicha Morada history Its history and consumption was already […]

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Meet the Catacombs of Lima

The Catacombs of Lima are crypts that served members of associations of Catholic faithful, located at the bottom of the church of San Francisco and are considered by the church as a historical heritage. His style is very similar to those found in Paris. Undoubtedly one of the good choices to make in Lima. The […]

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