What is one of the best parts of traveling abroad? It’s the food, of course! Eating different foods native to a country, authentically prepared by locals is special, as it is not the same here in America. Trying these native foods will only widen what you know about a country's cuisine.
We always save Cusco for the end because at the end of every study abroad semester in Lima because it’s a special way for our local staff at EdOdyssey to wrap up an emotional semester abroad with our students. As a final touch, this past semester our study abroad students took an amazing trip to Cusco and Machu Picchu with Patty, our Peruvian Program Coordinator.
Peruvians love their chocolate in all forms and still drink hot chocolate around Christmas time despite the warmer summer weather in the southern hemisphere. Although they enjoy hot chocolate during the holiday season, they enjoy birthdays any time of year and the cake that comes with it!
Lima has taken the natural beauty of existing landscape and it given it a modern twist and the inhabitants of the city have taken traditional Peruvian foods and fused it with existing flavors from other parts of the world.