Mariano Vivanco’s guide to Lima

The Peruvian-born photographer shares his highlights of Lima

New wave: surfing in Peru

Peru is home to the world’s longest roller but it’s still an under-the-radar surfing spot – and its boarders are riding high. Hugh Thomson heads to the beach

The history of ancient Peru in ten objects

As a new, state-of-the-art national museum opens, writer and film-maker Hugh Thomson travels across the South American country – and discovers the artefacts which echo the past of remarkable, strange and often hostile civilisations

Abel Bentin: Lima’s formerly fat artist

Peruvian artist Abel Bentin describes how food inspires his work

Place your bids: High Life’s charity auction 2015

The second High Life annual charity auction is packed with luxe and money-can’t-buy experiences, from meeting Jonathan Ross at his chat show to hanging out with Team Sky in Italy. All lots start from just £50 — so what are you waiting for?

Then and now: what has changed in travel?

When High Life launched in 1973, travel to some of today’s holiday hot spots was unappealing, risky or impossible, says The Independent’s senior travel editor, Simon Calder

The new fashion capitals

As the world’s most stylish cities gear up for a month of SS16 fashion weeks, it’s easy to forget that London, New York, Milan and Paris aren’t the only destinations with serious fashion credentials. Lizzy Wilkinson scopes out four alternative cities that should be on any fashion lover’s radar

Recipe: Robert Ortiz’ duck escabeche

Robert Ortiz is credited for bringing a Michelin star to a Peruvian restaurant — London’s Lima — for the first time in 2013. Here, he shares a recipe inspired by his mother’s cooking

14 innovative city design features

What will the super-efficient city of the future look like? Ianthe Butt tracks down some of the world's best urban developments so far

Mario Testino's guide to Lima

The Peruvian photographer gives his tips for the best restaurants, sights and hotels in this charismatic capital

Mario Testino returns to Peru

Peruvian photographer Mario Testino left his home country for Britain in the 70s, but, increasingly drawn to his roots, is now referencing the country in his latest work. Michael Holden joins him for an exclusive tour of Lima

City hot spots: Miraflores, Lima

Mattia Cabitza seeks out the best places to go in Lima's trendy cultural centre

10 of the best restaurants in Lima and Cusco, Peru

From simple ceviche to Asian and South American fusion, Peru's restaurants are bound to awaken the taste buds

Peruvian food in Lima and Cusco

Chilli peppers the size of fists, dozens of different corns and 3,000 types of potato... It's little wonder that Peru 
is taking the culinary world by storm. Nick Curtis finds plenty to savour