The big 5: Heritage trails

From the pyramids of Egypt to the oriental splendours of Samarkand to the Inca Trail in Peru and more – a to-go list of places for heritage-diggers

Ten days across Peru

Travelling with strangers along the Peruvian coast. Everyone–s favourite Peruvian city is a civilised warren of quaint narrow streets lined with picturesquely shabby colonial houses

An epicure in the Andes

Peruvian cuisine is an exciting blend of flavours and tastes where no one plate is prepared like the next