Peru Scams and Pickpocketing

Most Peru scams targeting tourists are basic affairs rather than complex long cons These scammers often use distraction techniques to create pickpocketing opportunities, while others prey on the inexperience or confusion of...


Peru–Chile Border Crossing Scam

It looks like there’s another unscrupulous swindle to add to the list of scams in Peru All credit goes to Jack and Jill of Jack and Jill Travel the World for highlighting what appears to be a far too common occurrence along...


Police in Peru

Peru’s police force is a mixed bag Individual officers are inconsistent; some are corrupt and intimidating while others are jovial and approachable (the latter being more common among the officially designated Tourist...

Vampire bat in Peru

Rabies in Peru: Risk and Vaccinations

A rabies shot isn't normally one of the recommended vaccinations for Peru, but there is a risk of rabies in Peru, especially in certain situations and activities The vaccine itself is safe and generally free from side...

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Recommended Travel Insurance for Peru

Whether you’re exploring Machu Picchu or seeing the sights in Lima, having travel insurance for Peru is essential Travel insurance not only helps in case of emergencies but also gives you peace of mind We will go over some tips...


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