Category: Travel News

Woman cleans a Delta Airlines plane before the next flight to minimize the spread of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Peru: Updates & Travel Info

All the latest about traveling in Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic, including information about international flights, visiting Machu Picchu and reserving Inca Trail tickets.

Three women in colorful traditional clothing at the Virgen de la Candelaria Festival in Puno.

Peru Spotlight: UNESCO recognizes Puno Candelaria festivities

Bragging rights go to the Puno Candelaria, a huge festivity that was named a piece of Peru’s intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Machu Picchu in Peru, iconic Inca ruins and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.

⚠ Important Visitor Info for Machu Picchu Regulations

[UPDATED for 2020] Machu Picchu regulations changed in July of 2017. Here’s what you can expect for your upcoming trip!

Side profile of a scarlet macaw, a red, yellow, and blue parrot native to South America.

“The Macaw Project” film debut is almost here!

By highlighting the life of macaws, viewers like us can better understand how illegal mining and logging is devastating fragile jungle ecosystems and what needs to be done to protect this vital region of the world.

Landscape of snow-covered mountains and yellow-green hills in the Peruvian Andes Mountains.

Life and Death in the Andes by Kim MacQuarrie

Celebrated writer and documentary filmmaker, Kim MacQuarrie, just released his latest book “Life and Death in the Andes.”

Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains, with a blanket of fog rolling in from below.

Machu Picchu tourism could quadruple: How conservation is key during a touristic boom

The construction of a new airport in the Sacred Valley could have profound effects on tourism traffic to Machu Picchu. Read more about the benefits and controversies.

A white drone with red accents and a black camera flying in blue skies. A faint moon shape behind.

Drones discover pre-Inca ruins in Peru

Researchers in Peru are using a controversial modern technology to help them spy on the past.

Schneider's dwarf Caiman, one of the many reptile species found in Manu National Park.

Manu National Park in Peru sets new reptile and amphibian biodiversity record

Manu National Park in Peru is one of the most diverse places on earth, with 257 reptile and amphibian species living in the área.

The Peruvian slingshot spider weaving its web.

An Amazon acrobat: New video footage of the slingshot spider

Watch this new video footage of the slingshot spider deploying Spiderman-like acrobatics to catch its food.