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Car Rental in Peru: A Driver’s Guide

Before reserving a rental car in Peru, read through our driver’s guide to find out all you need to know about rates, rules, alternative options, and more.

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South America Visa Requirements for Tourists

Make sure that you are in-the-know about South American travel requirements prior to departure!

Painting depicting the milky way as viewed in Inca astronomy.

Inca Astronomy: How the Incas Saw the Stars

Inca astronomy played an important role in the civilization’s fascinating belief system.

An Andean cock-of-the-rock, the national bird of Peru, perched on a branch in the forest.

Birding in Peru: The Best Places For Birdwatching in Peru

Discover where to find some of Peru’s most unique birds, such as the cock-of-the-rock and the Andean condor.

Chef Virgilio Martinez working in the kitchen at Central, one of the world's best restaurants.

Peru’s Central voted #1 restaurant in Latin America

A unique use of local ingredients and deconstructed cooking methods have earned Central the title of #1 restaurant in Latin America.

Salar de Uyuni Bolivia by car

Uyuni Salt Flats: Complete Travel Guide

The colors and formations in the Uyuni Salt Flats are a true wonder of nature. Read on to see what all the international fuss is about!

An indigenous mother with her daughter on one of the Uros Islands of Lake Titicaca.

Unique Mother’s Day celebrations in Peru

Peruvians are very enthusiastic about honoring Mother’s Day! Learn more about their timeless traditions.

A religious procession during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Costa Rica.

Semana Santa: Celebrating Holy Week in Costa Rica

Learn about the exciting traditions celebrated during Holy Week in Costa Rica.

The huanca or sacred stone at Caral, the site of the oldest civilization in the Americas.

Caral: The Oldest Civilization in the Americas

Caral was already a thriving metropolis when the great Pyramids of Egypt were only being built!!