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2012: A few of the upcoming concerts in Lima, Peru

2012: A few of the upcoming concerts in Lima, Peru February 22, 2012 | Events | Read More
  Peter Gabriel, during his performance in Lima on March 20th, 2009 (Photo: Isabel Guerra). In addition to being recognized as a city that is a paradise and haven for foodies, Lima is also becoming an interesting venue for many international artists: as a reminder, during 2011 Limenians welcomed...

Welcoming 2012 in Lima, Peru!

Welcoming 2012 in Lima, Peru! December 26, 2011 | Events | Read More
Fireworks in Lima (Photo: Rodney Dodig) Limenians are friendly people, who cherish sharing special moments not only with the family, but also with friends. Probably that’s the reason why a recent poll shows that some 59% of them will spend New Year’s Eve at home, celebrating with with family...

Oct 31st in Lima: ¿Halloween or Creole Music Day?

Oct 31st in Lima: ¿Halloween or Creole Music Day? October 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
If you were home, you may probably be attending a Halloween party, or taking your kids trick-or-treating. But you are in Peru, and yes, the globalization has brought Halloween here too, but certainly it does not have the same importance as in other countries: the efforts of candy, chocolate and other...

Oktoberfest in Lima, Peru

Oktoberfest in Lima, Peru October 10, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Whether you are an Oktoberfest fan or not you have certainly heard about it sometime; and while in Lima you can enjoy a local version (smaller, but plenty of fun) of this worldwide famous festival, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Peru and is expected to gather more than 20,000 people and...

A Peruvian holiday: celebrating Saint Rose of Lima

A Peruvian holiday: celebrating Saint Rose of Lima August 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Saint Rose Basilica Peru celebrates Saint Rose of Lima, the first Catholic Saint of the Americas, with a holiday every August 30th. This year this will be a specially festive, because Peruvians will have a long weekend: from Friday, August 27th to Tuesday, August 30th. This long holiday applies only...

Doing Independence Day in Lima Right

Doing Independence Day in Lima Right July 26, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Peru celebrates is Independence Day on July 28th and 29th: these celebrations are called “Fiestas Patrias,” and if you are spending these days in Lima, you will surely find many chances to have a great time, no matter your age. First of all, take advantage of the fact that many, many Limenians actually...

Popular Street Fairs in Lima, Peru

Popular Street Fairs in Lima, Peru May 13, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Handicrafts at a street fair in Lima, Peru. (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Partly due to the tourism boom of recent years, streets fairs in Lima have multiplied, and you are likely to find one near your place in Lima. Some municipalities have their own small popular fairs that are more like a big street market;...

Easter Holidays in Lima: The Passion of Christ.

Easter Holidays in Lima: The Passion of Christ. April 17, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Peruvian actor Mario Valencia performing the Via Crucis in Lima (Photo: Carlos Diaz/Flickr) The Peruvian artist Mario Valencia, who has performed in Lima a live representation of the Passion of Christ during almost 30 years, will do so again this year, on Friday, April 22nd, Good Friday,[in Spanish]...

Easter Holidays in Lima, Peru: Visiting Churches

Easter Holidays in Lima, Peru: Visiting Churches April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Santo Domingo Church, Lima, Peru (Photo: Chimi Fotos/Flickr) Lima, the capital city of Peru, was founded by Spanish conquistadores, who brought the Catholicism here. As a result, nowadays you can see lots, lots of churches spread along the city, but very specially in Lima Downtown, the historic section...

Spending Easter Holidays in Lima, Peru: Palm Sunday

Spending Easter Holidays in Lima, Peru: Palm Sunday April 14, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Cathedral of Lima, Peru (Photo: Isabel Guerra) You may be a believer, or you may be not. But if you are in Lima for Easter Holidays, you have to see and share some of the local religious celebrations.  The Lima Archbishopric has issued a complete online guide in Spanish about the religious services,...