5 Cocktails and Drinks to Try in Peru

What is a trip without some partying? Lima has no shortage of bars and nightclubs, where you can party away all night with interesting locals and expats. However, you shouldn’t be ordering the same old cosmopolitans or martinis. Instead, when you are in Peru this time, try to order one of these 5 classic alcoholic drinks famous in Peru. Read more..

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Incan Music Lives On In Peruvian Folk Music

If you were wondering what kind of music the Incas were listening to, you have a good reason to do so. The Incas had specialized music forms, and being one of the great civilizations of the world, the Incas had their own kind of music. Music was generally accompanied by dancing, and they were a regular feature at religious ceremonies. Incan tradition believed that music is inherently linked to the soul, and that the soul lives on only because of music. Read more..

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Poverty Rate Falls in Peru

One of the things that you often hear about South American countries is poverty. Except for the so-called ABC countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, other countries probably do not have an economy to boast of, like North American and Western European countries.

Even among the ABC countries, Brazil and Argentina aren’t doing all that well. Peru, on the other hand, seems to be a shining example of change. Read more..

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5 Mangoes to Try When in Peru

It was recently reported that Peru is the largest supplier of mangoes to the United Kingdom. UK is also the largest consumer of mangoes in all of Europe, though UK will no longer be part of the EU, which is a different story altogether. The second largest consumer is Germany, closely followed by France. Mango, often known as the king of fruits, is consumed all over the world, and the Peruvian varieties are just as delicious as any other variety. Read more..

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Researchers Discover Whale Fossil in Peru

Peru’s coast spans hundreds of miles along the Pacific Ocean, home to thousands of species of marine life. Recently, researchers unearthed a 36.4 million year-old fossil belonging to an ancient whale. The discovery fills an academic gap that researchers struggled with, which left them wondering about certain aspects of baleen whales. Read more..

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