Peru’s ‘hearty’ street food snack now served at Lima’s top restaurants

Anticuchos go back to the Inca empire but celebrity chefs such as Gastón Acurio are giving the sliced beef heart snack a modern twist

Machu Picchu to trial timed entry tickets in bid to control tourist numbers

Record visitor numbers and pressure from Unesco have prompted the Peruvian government to introduce restrictions at the citadel, including only allowing entry with an official tour guide

Inside Peru’s modern-day Machu Picchu – is this the best new building in the world?

The soaring buttresses and hanging walkways of UTEC in Lima have earned it the RIBA international prize. And Grafton Architects, the Irish team behind it, have equally big plans for Britain

Art and artists revive Lima’s most notorious barrio

The Peruvian capital’s once-grand port area, Callao, spent decades in the grip of drugs gangs. But now an art initiative is bringing life and culture back to its plazas and palaces

10 of the best ancient ruins … that you’ve probably never heard of

Done Pompeii, Ephesus and Angkor and still thirsting after archaeological marvels? Here are 10 less well-known sites that can usually be savoured without the crowds