All of these Peru-related blogs and websites are well worth checking out. Some focus squarely on travel, a few are food blogs, and some are the musings of expats, offering a refreshing and insightful portrayal of life in Peru.
General Blogs and Websites About Peru
- Peru Travel at About.com – I was the Peru Travel Expert for About.com from 2011 to 2016. You’ll find plenty of articles about Peru over there.
- …en Perú – an excellent Peru blog packed with information. Not updated these days, but still covers a wide range of subjects including travel, history, culture and news.
- ExpatPeru – an expat website with an active forum. The travel forum is a good source of info and answers for anyone traveling in Peru.
- Peru Delights — For the “ins and outs of Peruvian cooking,” this is the place to go. Great recipes, beautiful photos and rich prose; you won’t find a better blog about Peruvian food.
- Provecho Peru — “Sharing the markets, kitchens and flavors of Peru” — not updated anymore, but still a good resource for fans of Peruvian food.
- Karikuy – a one-stop destination for tours and volunteering in Peru, complete with an excellent blog.
Expat & Location Specific Peru Blogs
- Academic Troll — An “Off-duty anthropologist, travel and expat blogger observing life in Peru,” including people, places and food.
- American Chicha — Culinary adventures in Peru.
- A Little Further South — For coffee fans…
- Camina El Autor — Juancho’s travels in Peru.
- Life in Peru – an informative Peru blog by an expat living in Cusco.
- My Slice of Peru – a fascinating expat blog about Chiclayo and the Lambayeque region.
- Dawn on the Amazon Captain’s Blog — “About the upper Amazon River, the Amazon rainforest, Iquitos Peru, and Dawn on the Amazon Tours and Cruises.”
- Sin Polaris — a Lima-based blog about “being away from the comfortable, about trying the unknown, about experiencing the new, and about just like half a billion other blogs.” Sin Polaris is no longer updated because the blogger left Peru, but it’s still worth a read.
- Streets of Lima – a witty, informative blog by an American with a fondness for the Peruvian capital. Rarely updated these days.
- Tarapoto Life – another of my blogs, this one is about life in the jungle town of Tarapoto, San Martin.
- Wawas in Peru — Covering “being a parent and an expat, cross-cultural relationships, bilingualism, maybe a few arts and crafts, being a working mom, Peruvian society” and more.
South American Blogs & Websites
- FindLocalTrips – The only website where you can search, compare and book the best tours in South America at local prices.
- New World Review — “Journal of food, drink and travel in the Americas.”
- Gringos Abroad — a Canadian family living and traveling abroad (in Ecuador)
- Land Cruising – follow the journey of Karin-Marijke and Coen as they drive their Toyota Landcruiser BJ45 up, down and all around South America.
Other Recommended Travel Blogs & Websites
- Two Backpackers – Aracely & Jason travel the world sharing HD adventure travel videos, HD travel pictures and independent budget backpacking travel tips.
- BucketTripper — “Adventure is Our State of Mind”
More Travel Planning and Insurance
- Peru Hop– Peru´s first hop on hop off bus company, offering safe, flexible and fun way to travel to unique places in Peru.
- Bolivia Hop – Considered the best and safest option for crossing into Peru from Bolivia or leaving Peru into Bolivia by bus.
- Travel Insurance to South America — A useful guide on things to do, what to bring, and things to look out for when traveling South America, including getting the right kind of insurance coverage.
- Peru Travel Planning & Travel Tips — Basic facts and useful information for planning a trip to Peru.
- Women’s Travel in South America — Practical safety advice, useful travel information, and the best travel spots for female travelers.