19 06, 2012

How to spend two weeks in Peru

By | June 19th, 2012|2 weeks, Peru, Travel Tips|16 Comments

I blame Mr. McCullough, really. After all, he made us watch the video that set my future in motion. From my vantage point in the center of the classroom, I [...]

15 06, 2012

The Weekly Worldview: Iglesia de San Francisco

By | June 15th, 2012|Lima, Peru, Weekly Worldview|2 Comments

13 06, 2012

Why I’m glad we didn’t skip Lima (and why you shouldn’t, either)

By | June 13th, 2012|Lima, Peru, Travel Tips|19 Comments

Everyone told us not to go.It's too difficult to get around. Transportation is horrible. The military is everywhere. The smog is suffocating. It's dangerous and dirty. There's not really anything [...]

25 05, 2012

The Weekly Worldview: Lima’s La Catedral

By | May 25th, 2012|Lima, Peru, Weekly Worldview|1 Comment

22 05, 2012

5 things to know before eating another Churro

By | May 22nd, 2012|Lima, Peru|40 Comments

Two whole weeks in Peru, and up until this point we had managed to avoid the temptation. On nearly every street corner, a gust of cinnamon-sugary-fried-dough-scented air tantalized our taste-buds [...]

18 05, 2012

The Weekly Worldview: Peru’s Presidential Palace

By | May 18th, 2012|Lima, Peru, Weekly Worldview|5 Comments

The Presidential Palace of Peru along Lima's Plaza de Armas.

16 05, 2012

Lima’s El Parque del Amor: A Photo Essay

By | May 16th, 2012|Lima, Peru, Photo Essay, Travel Tips|34 Comments

I'm a total sucker for a nice green space within any concrete jungle -- especially one as dense as Lima, Peru!Give me a patch of grass and a park bench [...]

14 05, 2012

10 Things you might not know about Peru

By | May 14th, 2012|10 Things, Peru|30 Comments

Pay close attention.  What you are about to learn could in fact make you a millionaire… seriously. Okay, probably not… but you never know.  After all, you could be on [...]

11 05, 2012

The Weekly Worldview: Cusco celebrates El Señor de los Milagros

By | May 11th, 2012|Cusco, Peru, Weekly Worldview|2 Comments

The processional for the El Señor de los Milagros (Lord of the Miracles) makes its way through the streets of Cusco, Peru during the annual event held in October. Each [...]

8 05, 2012

Where to stay in Arequipa

By | May 8th, 2012|Arequipa, Peru|20 Comments

Enjoy your lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants overlooking the Plaza de Armas. You'll be treated to a spectacular view of La Catedral. A year ago I [...]