Are you in the search for authentic and meaningful content about real life in Peru, but do you feel overwhelmed by everything that’s out there? Then consider checking out these Youtube channels.
When the creators of this Youtube channel (formerly Plant-Based Traveler) made their way through Peru back in 2015, their channel had just a few hundred viewers. Since then, their channel has gone viral, and it’s not uncommon for their newer videos to garner millions of views. As is usually the case, this isn’t something that’s happened by accident. This husband and wife Youtube team produce stunning and engaging videos in which they document their lives as a traveling couple.
Though they’ve moved on since their time in Peru, the videos they produced during their short stay are still worth a watch. They’re filled with fascinating interviews, engaging animations, and great music. On top of that, their older videos about Peru offer viewers unique glimpses into otherwise unexplored aspects of the country.
Top pick: Check out Wild We Roam’s very first Youtube video, which explores Cusco.
This lengthy piece introduces viewers to the people and places within the Cusco area that embrace healthy eating and plant-based recipes. Along the way, you’ll get a unique glimpse of a part of Cusco that most visitors don’t ever get the chance to see.
After quitting his lucrative TV job in Los Angeles, Scott Whitman the creator of Seek the Gurus, sold everything that he had and set off as a traveler in order to live a more purposeful life. In doing so, he’s visited and interviewed wise ones from around the world who are respected masters of their crafts and traditions.
The people and landscapes of Peru have naturally taken on an important role in this project, and it is a country that he continually returns to in order to explore, live, and document. Many of the videos he’s produced focus on healing and shamanism in the jungle
Top pick: “The Seeker” journeys into the depths of Manu National Park in order to learn about its medicinal plants and to meet some of the area’s most respected shamans.
When this husband and wife team made the move from the United States to Peru back in 2017, they created a Youtube channel to document their process of transition, learning, exploring, and growing. Their educational and entertaining videos offer viewers practical advice and insights about how to make the best of your time in Peru. Their videos cover a range of topics, including advice for immigrating to Peru, guides for trekking, and even restaurant reviews.
Top pick: Find out what it takes to prepare for and to hike the Misti volcano, which towers above the city of Arequipa
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