Peru is a digital nomad’s paradise, offering diverse landscapes, rich culture, and affordable living costs. Located in South America, Peru is home to the Andes mountains, the Amazon rainforest, and stunning beaches. If you are a digital nomad planning on visiting Peru for the first time, here is a helpful guide to ensure you have a productive and enjoyable trip.

The first thing you will want to do is decide where you want to go and work. Peru has many famous destinations for digital nomads, including the capital city of Lima, the ancient Inca city of Cusco, and the beach town of Mancora. Each destination offers a unique atmosphere and different amenities, such as co-working spaces and reliable internet, so it is crucial to research and decide which place aligns with your work and lifestyle preferences.

It is also essential to plan out your transportation and accommodations. Peru has various options for both, including flights, buses, and trains. Depending on your budget and preferences, you can also choose to stay in a hotel, hostel, or Airbnb. It is advisable to book your transportation and accommodations in advance, as popular tourist destinations can fill up quickly.

Regarding food, Peru is known for its delicious and diverse cuisine. Some popular dishes include ceviche, a refreshing seafood dish made with raw fish, lime juice, and spices, and lomo saltado, a stir-fry made with beef, potatoes, and vegetables. Be sure to try some of these local specialties and the many other delicious options available.

It is also essential to take necessary precautions while working and traveling in Peru. Make sure to bring sunscreen, as the sun can be intense at high altitudes. It is also a good idea to pack some insect repellent, as some regions of Peru, such as the Amazon rainforest, have a high number of mosquitoes.

Peru has a rich history and culture, and there are many ways to immerse yourself in it while working remotely. One way is to visit some of the many ancient ruins and historical sites scattered throughout the country. The most famous of these is Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca city located high in the Andes mountains. Other popular sites include the Temple of the Sun in Cusco and the ancient city of Chavin de Huantar.

In addition to its historical and cultural attractions, Peru is an excellent place for digital nomads who enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking, rafting, and horseback riding. The country also has many beautiful beaches, such as those found on the coast of Lima, where you can relax and soak up the sun in between work sessions.

Peru is a country that offers an excellent balance for digital nomads, with a combination of work-friendly amenities, beautiful landscapes, and affordable living costs. Whether you are interested in its history and culture, outdoor activities, or simply soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, Peru has something for you.

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a city that lives from tourism. The city and the surrounding area has lots to offer:

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Flowers on the inca ruins in Peru

Saqsaywaman, ancient history – and some “lost in translation”

Cusco is best known as the city close to Machu Picchu. There are other archeological sites in the area. They are definitely worth a visit. If you can get past the name confusing.

Travelers to Peru come to Cusco as an access point to Machu Picchu. Many of them go on the Inca trail or the train and return to the airport of Cusco. The area however is very rich in sites that date back to the Incas. Taking an extra day (or more) out of the travel planning will pay off!

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Tierra Viva Cusco Centro Hotel

When you have lived a week in budget hotels where warm water isn’t available, arriving in a nice hotel might cloud my judgment a little too optimist. A review nevertheless: Read more

Machu Picchu Peru

Machu Picchu, the visit

Machu Picchu is -of course- on every traveler’s bucket list. So I had to make sure I was there as well.

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Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa is the second-largest city in Peru. It was the first city where I spent some “real” time since I arrived in Peru.

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Monasterio de Santa Catalina

If you have time to visit only one thing in Arequipa, let it be the Monasterio de Santa Catalina.

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Hotel San Agustin Posada del Monasterio

On my trip to Peru, Arequipa was my second stop. I stayed in the Hotel San Agustin Posada del Monasterio.
After a short night in Lima, I traveled south on my trip to Peru. I flew into Arequipa, and Willmar, my guide and fixer for the next days picked me up. He dropped me at the hotel so I could get some rest before we left for the mountains to seek the condors.

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Padama Hotel

Padama Hotel – Lima, Peru

The Padama hotel is a budget-friendly hotel, in the city of Callao (Lima). I stayed in this hotel at the start of my trip in Peru.

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Camelids in Peru: Vicuna, Llama, Alpaca

While traveling in Peru in search for nature, the four camelids of south america are on every photographers list. The Llama and the Alpaca are herded by the Peruvians. The Vicuna and the Guanaco live in the wild. And where can you see the Vicuna and the Guanaco in Peru?
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The unexpected sides of Peru

Unexpected Peru.

I traveled to Peru in the summer (actually: the winter there). I visited several cities in the center and the south of the country. Next to all the things I discovered in Peru, these things were what I would call unexpected: Read more