Lima

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Lima — The City of Kings – so-called because the city was founded on January 6th, or “The day of the Kings” in Christian tradition – is a cultural melting pot, mixing modern-day mega clothing stores, hotels, casinos, and a vibrant nightlife with authentic colonial architecture and worthwhile museums.

Why Go

For the lovely neighborhoods, excellent museums, and fantastic shops and restaurants in a city steeped in Peruvian culture.

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What's New in Lima

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Holland America's Crazy 68-Day South America Cruise: Would You Book It?

May 13, 2014 by Christine Wei

Ever wanted to see all –and we do mean all –of South America's coastline?Holland America's newest Grand Voyage for 2015 will let you do just that. The 68-day ... Read More »

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Seeing Machu Picchu: Book a Tour or Explore on Your Own?

March 06, 2014 by Darren Murph

Even if you've never been to South America, or left your hometown, you've probably heard of Machu Picchu: it was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, ... Read More »

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Pardon Our Dust: 3 Major International Airport Expansions

August 30, 2013 by Darren Murph

The airline industry as a whole takes its fair share of flack. It seems that every other month, some new fee is being added, services are being cut, price ... Read More »

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JetBlue Amps Up South American Service: New Flights to Peru & Colombia

April 30, 2013 by Elissa Richard

While exploring charmingCartagena, Colombia, a colonial gem of a city fronting the Caribbean, I bumped into a group of New Yorkers who had just flown in on a ... Read More »

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Bath Butlers at Lima's Miraflores Park Hotel

August 22, 2011 by Karen Loftus

We've written about all sorts of niche butlers on this blog (see: baby butlers, butler picnics) but Lima’s Miraflores Park Hotel might have one of the more ... Read More »

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“Avoid refueling your rental car at gas stations too close the airport. You'll find better gas prices a few exits away and still be able to return the car with a full tank.”

Christine Wei Assistant Editor

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