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Official website from Peru's Tourism Ministry. Browse this site to learn about popular destinations in different regions of the country and different activities you can participate in.
NY Times' Peru Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in Peru. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
Peru Travel & Culture Guides
Frommer's Peru Day by Day by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Peru Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see Peru. Packed with 82 detailed full-color maps and more than 400 full-color photos, and 53 regional and city itineraries that will help you maximize your time while touring the country's top sights.
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Culture Smart! Peru by
General Collection, Level 2: F3410 .F67 2012
This new, updated edition of Culture Smart! Peru charts the rapid changes taking place in the country, including the election in 2011 of the left-leaning President Ollanta Humala, the third democratically elected president in a row. It describes how history and geography have shaped contemporary Peruvian values and attitudes. It provides insights into religious and public life, and reveals what people are like at home, in business, and in their social lives.
Livemocha is a free online language learning resource that can help you brush up on your foreign language skills before traveling abroad. This resource combines traditional language learning methods, online practice, and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Click here to sign up for a free account.
Lima, Peru Miraflores Skyline
by Neo-Kat / available on Flickr
Website for one of the largest Spanish-language newspapers in Peru.
Website for the oldest newspaper in Peru (in Spanish).
BBC News- Latin America
Website for the BBC News in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Programs in Peru
Some of the learning abroad programs in Peru currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.