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Carnival in Lima

Carnival in Lima March 5, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
While other Latin American cities host parties, parades and similar events to celebrate the carnival, things are a little different in Lima. In the early 1920’s, Limenians used to celebrate it with costume parties and big parades. Years passed by and during the 1970’s the government issued...

Enjoy the Peruvian Pisco Sour Day in Lima!

Enjoy the Peruvian Pisco Sour Day in Lima! February 3, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Pisco Sour. Lima, Peru (Photo: Manuel González Olaechea/Wikimedia Commons) If you are arriving in Lima this week, or if you are already here, you are truly lucky: this is the time of the year when Peruvians celebrate their national cocktail, the famous Pisco Sour, with official celebrations all around...

Searching for the best Pisco Sour (2)

Searching for the best Pisco Sour (2) January 27, 2011 | Events, Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Pisco Sour (Photo: DTarazona/Wikimedia Commons) To continue with our series of posts about the national drink, Pisco Sour; it is still unclear if it was really created at the Maury Hotel bar during the 30’s, or at the Morris during the 20’s… or where. There are many stories regarding...

Partying in Lima Downtown on New Year’s Eve

Partying in Lima Downtown on New Year’s Eve December 30, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fireworks at Lima's Plaza Mayor (Photo: Pueblo y Sociedad Noticias) For the second year in a row, Peru Government will throw a New Year’s Eve party, open for everyone according to their press release, at Palacio de Gobierno’s Honor Patio and Plaza Mayor. This party will be featuring the...

Happy New Year (in) Lima!

December 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
(Photo: Calles, Barrios, Pueblos y Ciudades) Yes, ’tis the season to be jolly and for family/friends gatherings, even if you are spending it far from home. You already know that Lima people is usually very friendly to tourists and foreigners, and that Peruvians love partying, so so it is very likely...

Some Christmas Shopping in Lima, Peru

Some Christmas Shopping in Lima, Peru November 30, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
(Photo: Calles, Barrios, Pueblos y Ciudades) Christmas Season in Peru is special: just to start with, it’s not in winter, but in summer. Then, you won’t find snow or skating rings, but you can still enjoy of almost all the other Christmas activities, like, for example, shopping! Most shopping...

Lima Week: “Centro Abierto 2010”

Lima Week: “Centro Abierto 2010” October 25, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
List of Semana del Arte spots and their locations As part of the annual event called “Semana de Lima” (Lima Week), Lima Downtown is hosting a street art exhibition at the Plaza San Martin and surroundings, called “CENTRO ABIERTO 2010″ (Open Downtown 2010). This is a project that allows...

The Lord of the Miracles procession

The Lord of the Miracles procession October 14, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Señor de los Milagros painting on the wall (Photo: Carolina Murga) Due to its history and traditions, Peru is still a Catholic country, and one of the most famous religious cults here is the devotion to the Señor de los Milagros, “Lord of Miracles”. This is undoubtedly the main Catholic...

Mistura 2010, a must for all foodies

September 11, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Andean Pachamanca. Courtesy of Mistura. If you are a foodie, and if you are currently in Lima, then you need to attend “Mistura 2010” which will stay open until Sunday night (Sept. 12): “Mistura 2010: The Third International Gastronomic Fair of Lima” comprises all the flavors of Peru in a...

A week full of art events in Lima.

A week full of art events in Lima. May 12, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Gallery Nights Lima has become a quite cosmopolitan city during the last ten years: not only there’s many new places, buildings and attractions, but also a great number of local and international events of many kinds, and one of these is the Semana del Arte 2010 (The Week of Arts 2010) that this...