Articles Tagged ‘activities’

Visiting Peru: Paragliding in Lima

Visiting Peru: Paragliding in Lima January 10, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Paragliding in Miraflores parks. (Photo: Parques de Miraflores blog) ¿Ever thought of paragliding? You can have a fresh start in Lima, since there are several companies that offer both tandem flights, led by experts, as well as formal training. In fact, many people tries a tamdem flight first, to make...

Lima, Peru: Pachacamac Ruins, a window to Lima’s past

Lima, Peru: Pachacamac Ruins, a window to Lima’s past September 15, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Pachacamac used to be the main place of worship in pre-Hispanic Lima: the ancients Peruvians used to come here since more than 1,000 years before the Inca empire to honor and offer presents to Pachacamac god, “the one that gives life to the world”. Nowadays these ruins are open to the public,...

Romantic Things To Do in Lima

Romantic Things To Do in Lima August 12, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Magic Water Circuit. (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Every city has certain romantic, couple-friendly places and things to do: Lima is not the exception. So if you are in Lima and planning a romantic date, here’s a few suggestions. DINING: Peru’s great cuisine is a good excuse for going out! Is there...

Paragliding in Lima, Peru

Paragliding in Lima, Peru March 30, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Paragliding in Lima, Peru (Photo: Johanohrling/Flickr) As part of the transformation that Lima has been undergoing during the last ten years, nowadays it is possible to enhoy outdoor activities such as Paragliding and Hangliding ,that can be done in a Tandem flight over Miraflores Beaches. Some of the...

How to get to Lima South Beaches

How to get to Lima South Beaches January 14, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Leon Dormido Beach, Lima, Peru. (Photo: Turismo Peru) Following our last post, we will tell you now how to get to Lima South Beaches. Basically, there are four ways: a) Being invited by someone (no instructions required!), b) driving (if you can rent a car –and your nerves can stand Lima’s...

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...

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...

Tips: Buying souvenirs in Lima, Peru

Tips: Buying souvenirs in Lima, Peru November 18, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Buying souvenirs in Lima it’s not big deal. In fact, almost everyone will try to sell you something… nah, that’s not true and we are obviously exaggerating!  But what it is true is that, with the increase in tourists’ arrivals, the number of places to buy souvenirs have increased,...

Lima beaches: Costa Verde and La Herradura

Lima beaches: Costa Verde and La Herradura June 4, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Road to Miraflores and Barranco Beaches. Photo: Isabel Guerra Not only are many of Lima’s districts located by the coastal line, but also some of these districts have nice and very accessible beaches that are open to everyone all year. Some of these beaches are lined up in a circuit called “Costa...