Dining at Cusco and Urubamba

Dining at Cusco and Urubamba

Personally, I enjoy food when travelling abroad and with a stay of nearly a week in Cusco and Urubamba, I was slightly dubious on the type of food that would be available. However I was surprised at the quality of the food in both Cusco and Urubamba. This post will detail some of the restaurants [...]

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The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Centre – a Review

The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Centre – a Review

From the airport, we took an Uber to the hotel and arrived at around 11:30am. The fare was around 35 Soles (~$11), as the driver dropped us off at the hotel porch. Once there, the bell boy came to help us with the luggage. The hotel is located in the central business district close to [...]

Peru Rail Vistadome Service from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)

Peru Rail Vistadome Service from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)

Machu Picchu is perhaps the star attraction of Peru, but it is not very accessible. The closest airport to this tourist attraction is in the town of Cusco, and from there there is a direct rail service to the town of Aguas Calientes. Two rail services companies namely Peru Rail and Inca Rail provides train [...]

Dining at Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort in Urubamba, Peru

Dining at Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort in Urubamba, Peru

During my stay at the Tambo del Inka resort in Urubamba, I had breakfast at the Hawa Restaurant every morning and lunch one time at the Kiri bar. This review follows up on my previous post of the property and the room. Breakfast at Hawa Restaurant Breakfast was served in the hotel's restaurant which is [...]

Luxury Machu Picchu lodging at Tambo del Inka in Urubamba, Peru

Luxury Machu Picchu lodging at Tambo del Inka in Urubamba, Peru

From Cusco, it would take about one hour and a half under normal traffic conditions. Though we took about 3 hours as the driver had to stop for petrol and brought us to an alpaca farm in Chinchero to see the process of dyeing alpaca wool. It was a nice detour and allowed us to [...]