Peru: Cusco

Peru: Cusco

After our trip to Machu Picchu, we headed back to Cusco to spend our last days exploring the cosmopolitan Inca capital. We travelled in style aboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham train and enjoyed a feast: a four-course, Andean-inspired menu and naturally a Pisco Sour or...
40 Things Before 40 – The Wonder of Machu Picchu

40 Things Before 40 – The Wonder of Machu Picchu

For Peru and even for the whole of South America, our visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu was the long-anticipated highpoint of our trip. It is a truly spectacular location and understandably the best-known archaeological site on the continent and a Wonder of the...
Peru: The Sacred Valley

Peru: The Sacred Valley

From Lima we made our way to Cusco in Peru and then specifically to, the beautiful Río Urubamba Valley, known as El Valle Sagrado (The Sacred Valley). Here we visited the attractive colonial towns, their markets and the lofty Inca citadels of Pisac and Ollantaytambo....
Peru: The Llama Farm

Peru: The Llama Farm

En route to Cusco in Peru, our tour guide from Belmond Journeys in Peru made Bailey’s wish come true by taking us to a real Llama Farm. We all loved it! Here you got to learn all about the different types of camelidea and learn the differences between llamas and...
Lima: Central Restaurant

Lima: Central Restaurant

So my Forty Things before Forty dream of eating at one of the World’s Best Restaurants came true when we were in Peru. Central Restaurant in Lima is voted the no.5 Best Restaurant in the world and is owned and run by Chef Virgilio Martínez who has led a new...
Peru: Lima

Peru: Lima

After our holidaying in Brazil and Argentina, we made our way to Peru and specifically our first stop was Lima. We stayed one night in the Belmond Milaflores and had organised a half-day tour of the City first thing after an amazing breakfast spread.   The tour...