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Can You Use US Dollars in Peru?

Yes, you certainly can use US dollars in Peru Not only do some businesses accept US dollars, you can also withdraw dollars from many Peruvian ATMs (cash machines) But back up a little there, as it’s worth emphasizing the...

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Fake Money in Peru

Fake money is a big problem in Peru -- and Peru is a country of master fabricators when it comes to counterfeit cash Counterfeit banknotes and coins are common, so you need to be on your guard when dealing with both Peruvian...


How to Eat for Cheap in Peru

Food is cheap in Peru, especially if you know where and what to eat But eating will still be one of your main expenses, and pricey tourist-oriented restaurants can wipe out your budget faster than a quick-fingered Cusco...

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In With the “Sol”, Out With the “New”

In October and November 2015, Peru’s Congress met twice to resolve an issue of great weight and importance: whether or not to change the name of Peru’s currency from the “Nuevo Sol” to simply “Sol” And they voted...

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Ollantaytambo Travel Guide 2019

It is well known that Machu Picchu is the most famous destination in Peru, perhaps even South America But have you ever heard about the beautiful town of Ollantaytambo This is an area of incredible beauty, culture and...


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