High-volume community tourism is a very delicate balancing act. If you're planning a trip to Lake Titicaca, here's what you might expect from a local homestay.
The Yanapana Foundation is a local NGO dedicated to supporting the communities along the Salkantay Trek, and many of its projects are focused on small business development for women-run cooperatives.
Want to know what it's like to volunteer in Peru? A globe-trotting voluntourist, Colleen Finn, shares her experience teaching english to a class of 5th and 6th grade students in Pumamarca.
You say Peru. I think alpaca. Ant can count on one hand the number of things he knew about the country before he traveled there.
A few tips from fellow nomads before your trip to Peru. From learning a bit of Spanish, to finding the right tour operator, here's what you need to know.