Peruvian cuisine at Astrid y Gastón

Peruvian cuisine at Astrid y Gastón

Prior to our flight out of Lima, we had time for a last meal in Peru and I had reserved seats at the famed restaurant Astrid y Gastón close to our hotel in Westin Lima. Located inside a wonderful building the entrance feels like arriving in a villa owned by a wealthy businessman. The large [...]

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Nikkei sampler at Maido, Latin American’s Best Restaurant

Nikkei sampler at Maido, Latin American’s Best Restaurant

Once we arrived in Lima, our first meal there was lunch and we chose to have it at Maido, which has consistently been rated as one of the best restaurants in South America. Serving Nikkei cuisine (South American Japanese food), the restaurant is located in the Miraflores neighbourhood. When we arrived around 1:30 pm, we [...]

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 [...]