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Traditional Food in Peru

Peruvian cuisine is famous all over the world and it is based on the inheritance of the Incas, but with a lot of Spanish, Italian and Japanese influences. The basic products are the potato, quinoa, corn and beans, sometimes combined with chicken, beef, lama or alpaca meat. Potatoes Peru has more than 5,000 types of potatoes, which first appeared in the high plateau of Lake Titicaca. Lomo saltado This is another Peruvian famous dish and one of our favorite. I think I ate Lomo Saltado every day during our tour across Peru. It is a stir-fry mix that combines beef and vegetables like onion, tomatoes, peppers and it is served with french fries and rice. Cheviche It is a dish that contains raw fish or seafood which are marinated in citrus juice. It is served cold with a mix of onions and corn. It is best to be eaten on…

12 Amazing Things to do in Peru

From the deserts of the Pacific coast to the Amazon rainforest, from the world’s tallest navigable lake to the world’s largest tropical mountain range, Peru offers a wide range of landscapes and such different climate zones. And among mountains, forests and deserts are the remains of dozens of ancient civilizations. So, Peru has it all and it is so difficult to make a top because everything is so amazing in their own way. Below I will try to select only a few of the fantastic things that Peru has to offer. Discover the Magic of Machu Picchu When you think of Peru, there is only one thing that comes to your mind – Machu Picchu. It is indeed one of the most beautiful attractions in Peru. This Inca city, uncovered during the Spanish conquest, forgotten and undisturbed for centuries, is located in the most amazing area, surrounded by beautiful mountains,…

Night Markets in Beijing

Having more than 11 million inhabitants, Beijing has a lot of people to feed.So at almost every city corner, there is another food market. In fact, there are hundreds of different kinds of foods being offered up across town, some coming from recipes that date back literally thousands of years ago, from China and beyond. Expect Hui, Mongolian and Manchurian ethnic flavors as well as foods that date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Beijing is home to some incredible food places especially night markets. You can find anything and everything in these hustling, bustling bazaars: Wangfujing Food Market If you’re a first-timer in Beijing, Wangfujing Dajie (Street) is a must see. It has tons of hotels nearby, cool people and stores for everyone. Donghuamen Street Market A few minutes away and just around the corner from the Wangfujing food market is its kid brother. After its pedestrianization, Donghuamen…

1 day in Bergamo

Bergamo is a small town in Lombardy, Italy, very close to Milan. The city is often overlooked by tourists who arrive to Italy with low cost airlines and head straight to Milan or just take another flight to somewhere else. This was also our case. On the way to Spain we had to spend a night in Bergamo before our next flight, but this time we had a full day to enjoy the charming little city. So, we dropped our bags and headed to the Upper town. Bergamo offers little treasures like museums, ancient palaces, churches and monuments that can be compared with those of other more important Italian cities. The city is divided into two parts – the Upper Town, or “Citta Alta”, and the newer, Lower City, or “bassa città.” Main point of interest is the Citta alta, that’s where the whole magic of Bergamo is. Citta Alta…

Fabrica de mici, Bucharest

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when visiting a new country? I’ll tell you what mine is…food! Yup, I love food and I love trying new things whenever I go someplace I have never been before. What better way to discover it, the country, than tasting all kind of interesting, weird type of cuisine. Romania. A country in Europe, my country. What would I recommend? “Mici”! Where to have “mici”? You can have them all over, but unique kind of mici you can taste at “Fabrica de Mici” in the capital Bucharest. Small, cozy, tasty. The “mici” here are different than the mici you will find in other restaurants. Different how, you will ask…oh, well, come and see for yourself. There are 4 types you can choose from, the classic, the kebab, the spicy and the veggie, and you can enjoy them with a side dish of…

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