The Evolution Of Monkey Coffee, Urubamba

By Agnes Rivera “A marketing friend told me I should change the story behind the name Monkey, make it more romantic,” says Jose Aguilar, with a gentle smirk and a shrug of the shoulders. Commented with the laid back attitude of someone who values serving top-notch coffee over marketing schemes, […]

Knit Wit: Meet Dana Blair Of Pichinku

Dana Blair of Pichinku is an entrepreneur making a difference to Andean communities By Chere Di Boscio Peru is known for its food, its ruins, and its gorgeous alpaca yarns. Unfortunately, however, you’ll increasingly find Chinese-made textiles cluttering the markets and confusing consumers. These fake alpaca throws, blankets and ponchos […]

What Is Huachuma? And Why Should You Care?

By Chere Di Boscio Have you been curious to try Huachuma but have no idea what to expect? We’re here to help! According to the Psychedelic Times, Huachuma, or San Pedro (also variously known as andachuma, aguacolla, or wachuma) is a lesser-known plant medicine, but one that some consider the greatest of all […]