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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From Lima to the Sacred Valley: 9 Must-Try Peruvian Dishes & Drinks

January 04, 2016 by Jaymie Degaetano

Machu Picchu, the Andes, and other historic and natural wonders have traditionally landed Peru on many travelers' bucket lists. But recently, the country's ... Read More »

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10 Reasons Lima Deserves to Be More Than a Stopover City

September 03, 2015 by Connie Lee

It's easy to overlook chaotic Lima -- Peru's maininternational airport -- as a mere stopover on the way to exotic destinations such as Machu Picchu and Lake ... Read More »

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4 Historic Sites in Peru for Those Who Are "Ruin-ed" Out

June 03, 2015 by Connie Lee

For many travelers to Peru, visiting ancient ruins offers one of the best reasons for venturing into the wild. After all, the fact that these sites are usually ... Read More »

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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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