Sylwia Travel Peru

Dear coffee lovers, have you tried Peruvian arabica?

Where do you find the best quality coffee in Peru? The surroundings of Chanchamayo and Villa Rica are the perfect places to buy top-quality coffee. Actually, it is almost impossible to find it in regular cafes in Cusco or Arequipa. More probably, you could taste it in the capital...

What is it that make Peruvian Andes so special?

What comes to your mind when you think of the mountains? Before I had a chance to get to know the Andes closer, I associated the mountains mostly with beautiful nature, astonishing landscapes, limitless possibilities, refreshing feeling of physical fatigue and relaxation at the...

Llamas And Alpacas! Where You Can Admire These Beautiful Animals?

Peru is undoubtedly true basin of the camel family like llamas, alpacas and vicunas. It is also a paradise for their lovers. However, this paradise is strictly limited to the Andes, because only in this part of the country, these animals are breeded on a large scale. But here...

Peruvian Fruit As A Best Cure For Warts

Treatment of the warts is always an individual matter. Sometimes it is possible to liquidate them quickly, sometimes it takes a relatively long time. It also happens that the enemy come back and we have to start with them a new war. Regarding my experience with warts they are...

Peruvian Treats Almost For Free

It turns out that for one sole in Peru can buy a lot of products. This is primarily refers to sweets, drinks and fruits, but not only. Cheap things you can buy on the streets, and markets. Let’s start with the so-called mobile businesses. Wherever you will see wheelbarrow,...

Arequipa The City Of Volcanoes

Arequipa, called also as a white city, is quite unique and compared with other cities (except of my favorite Cusco) rather very distinctive. Located in the Andes, but in the same time close to the ocean. It is the second largest city in Peru, but there is no so much traffic like...

The Most Interesting One-day Trails In Cusco

Cusco – Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco) is a very interesting archaeological center, located in the sacred valley of the Incas. It is situated at an altitude of approx. 3600 m above sea level, just above the village of Lamay and Calca. The ruins of...

Are you planning trip to Peru? You should know this!

Peruvian sun, as a silent enemy in all the country Regardless of the differences that occur in each of the above mentioned regions, there is something that also combines these 3 parts of Peru, namely SUN. In the former Inca Empire the sun is very intense, which changed travel...

The Most Typical Food You Should Try In Peru

Peruvian delicacies If someone is looking for simple, but in the same time very tasty dishes made of corn, a lot of interesting examples can find in Peru. In the former Inca Empire and certainly in the Andes one of the most popular delicacies involving corn is so-called CHOCLO...
Mother at work with child Cusco

Children At Work and Peruvian Reality

Perhaps it is a generalization, but it seems to me that in Peru parents routinely bring their children to work with them. Maybe not in every part of the country but in many places it happens more often than not. Children spend the whole day with their parents at work! Whether in...
Lemon form Peru perfect not only for Ceviche

Peruvian limón perfect not only to cook Ceviche! Recipe for the fastest salad ever!

Peruvian limón (Limon Peruano) is one of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine. It is used both in food and drinks. Residents of Peru are so addicted to this lemon that they cannot imagine their lives without it. All Peruvians who I know and who live outside the country I ask...
Main squear in Cusco, Peru

List of 10 top things worth seeing in Cusco region

Usually I am not the one to make lists about the places I see. I know that something that can be nice or beautiful for me, will not necessary be beautiful for others. It’s always a matter of tastes, likes and dislikes. But finally I decided to make an exception. You...