96 Hours in Peru covering as much territory as possible

Carlos Melia in Machu Picchu
96 Hours in Peru covering as much territory as possible  |  Peru  | A few weeks back, invited by LATAM Airlines Business Class, Belmond Journeys and Hotels Peru, Rubin and I decided to come for 3 nights / 4 days – ha ha ha yes you read right 96 hours, to explore to main higlights of the marvelous country and intriguing culture. This wasn’t my first time in Peru – for work or leisure – I have been many times, but indeed was Rubin‘s first visit, and I mastered a well curated itinerary, that would take us from Lima, to Cusco, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley, in a natural flow enjoying the services of all our hosts… Well, unfortunately not all came along as planned. For more photos and videos on my journey in Peru, visit my Instagram Photo Gallery of Peru.
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Central Restaurant best dinner in Lima

Central Restaurant best dinner in Lima  |  Lima, Peru  |  Lead by Chef Virgilio Martinez, an 10 steps dinner in the neighborhood of Miraflores. It all starts in Peru. Ten years of influences and experiences in Asia and Europe. The return home, to Central. Now global but reflective, closer to their context, environment. With a tendency to evolve, technically and emotionally, in order to create a sensorial experience. Follow my Instagram Peru Photo Gallery for more tips, photos and videos.  Continue reading Central Restaurant best dinner in Lima

Luxury LGBT Travel event in Lima Peru

Luxury LGBT Travel successful event in Lima Peru   |  Lima, Peru  |  The main purpose of my entire week traveling along and across Peru, in a joint effort with OUTAnders, Haute Experiences, Orient-Express Hotels & Trains and LAN Airlines, was to introduce and promote Peru as potential and successful destinations for Luxury Gay Travel. And we opened this week with a successful event at the terraces of the Miraflores Park Hotel by Orient-Express, with a select small concurrence of travel media and trade, local LGBT press, VIP personalities and long time friends and clients. Thank you everyone for your support. A mention too, for dot429 who was present, endorsing this event and going beyond borders, reaching out to LGBT professionals in Peru. At CarlosMeliaBlog.com and Haute Experiences, we are looking forward to our next get-together around the world. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

(*) This trip has been possible by the courtesy and support of the following companies: OUTAndes LGBT Tour Operator. LAN Airlines. Orient-Express Hotels & Trains.

(Photo above from right to left: Oswaldo Borja – Owner at OUTAndes, Carlos Melia (me) and Luigi Perez – Founder and Host at Haute Experiences)
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How to prepare a CEVICHE at El Kapallaq

How to prepare a CEVICHE at El Kapallaq  |  Lima, Peru  |  If there is a dish that represents the Peruvian Gourmet experience, the classic Fishermen fresh CEVICHE it is the one. So I came to one of the best options in the district of Miraflores in Lima, Peru to learn how to do it, guided by multiple time awarded chef Luis Enrique Cordero Larrabure, owner of El Kapallaq Restaurant. Follow my Instagram Peru Photo Gallery for more tips, photos and videos.  Continue reading How to prepare a CEVICHE at El Kapallaq