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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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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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