Pisco for One?

When travelling in Peru one thing that you will always notice is the friendliness and warm hospitality of the people. That, and that they know how to have a good fiesta! Peruvians love to dance and have fun, and that includes the odd drink or five. Yet even drinking becomes an activity between friends here, so rather than ordering your own beer as in Europe or America, people will share the same bottle and sometimes the same cup, making drinking a really social activity. Read more..

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Sushi and cocktails: welcome to Lima!

The evening after Stu and I first rocked up at the Karikuy headquarters last week, fresh (ha!) off a 16-hour bus journey, we were whisked off into Lima by Julio and his friends to enjoy a night on the town. It was Saturday night, and there was no time to waste! [Continue reading…]

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Our Favorite Restaurants of 2010

In 2010 the Karikuy volunteers and myself made it a habit of trying to find the tastiest food in Lima, Peru and around the country. We would check out recommendations by taxi drivers, chefs and people from all walks of life to find the gems of South America’s culinary capital and beyond. The following list is made up of our favorite places to eat, these are the restaurants we constantly came back to, as well as some that we found during our travels around the country. [Continue reading…]

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