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What’s the Legal Drinking Age in Peru?

The minimum legal drinking age in Peru is 18, which is good news for thirsty young backpackers from the USA – or, for that matter, from Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, American Samoa or Micronesia These countries, like the USA, have...


What’s Up With Trujillo’s Hostels?

The last time I was in Trujillo, I left my comfortable room in the Hotel Colonial and set out to find a decent hostel -- something respectable, safe and affordable, something I could write about and recommend to shoestring...

Where to stay in Lima

Where to Stay in Lima: The Districts

Of the 43 districts in Lima, only a few are regularly recommended as good places for visitors to stay If you’re heading to the capital -- especially for the first time -- you’ll probably want to book a hotel or hostel in one...


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