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Central Restaurant

Where to Eat: Central

Looking for a tasting experience like no other? Pay Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez Véliz a visit at his award-winning restaurant (voted the fourth best in the world, no less) in Lima's Miraflores District. Using indigenous ingredients sourced at various altitudes (from the Andes highlands to the Amazon rainforest), Véliz will take your taste buds on an incredible journey across Peru's vast landscape. Where else in the world can you try cushuro ‒ the caviar-like bacteria found in the mountains after a rainstorm? Plus, each dish is so perfectly plated that it almost looks too pretty to eat. Almost…

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Titilaka

Where to Stay: Titilaka

Perched on a private peninsula on the banks of Lake Titicaca (somewhere between Peru and Bolivia), is the birthplace of the fabled Inca Empire and this truly incredibly hotel. Each of its 18 contemporary rooms ‒ complete with heated floors and iPod docks ‒ boasts picture windows with views out onto the shimmering water and sprawling, snow-capped landscape beyond. If you really want to splash out, book into the newly-launched boathouse equipped with its very own canoes, kayaks and sailboats. How to make sure you see this spectacular place in all its glory? Book onto one of the full-day lake excursions ‒ you won't be disappointed.

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Museo Larco

What to See: Museo Larco

Housed in a beautiful 18th century viceroy's mansion, the privately-owned Larco Museum is the perfect place for art-lovers to while away an afternoon. Inside you'll find a treasure trove of pre-Colombian art, gold, jewels, mummies and pottery (including ceramic works from the Nazca and Inca cultures); some of which dates back over 2000 years. Outside, in the lush garden, there is a fantastic little restaurant (Café del Museo) which serves up top-notch Peruvian cuisine ‒ so you can enjoy some local culture with a side of ceviche.

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