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El Sotano, a new culinary experience in Lima, Peru

El Sotano, a new culinary experience in Lima, Peru April 2, 2012 | Food | Read More
"Causaki", a fusion of the Peruvian "Causa" and the Japanese Maki. Potato, seafood, veggies, japanese sauces. Spectacular and deli. El Sótano is one of the newest traditional-fusion cuisine places in Lima; not trendy (yet!), still keeping a low profile, located not in Lima nor Miraflores...

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,...

Some Free Things to Do in Lima, Peru

Some Free Things to Do in Lima, Peru July 4, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Paseo de los Escribanos, beside Plaza Mayor, Lima. (Photo: Jackson Lee/Flickr) Despite the fact that visiting places of interest for tourists will usually cost you some money, there are many fun, cool, and interesting things that you can do in Lima for free, or at least at an extremely low cost. Probably...

Lima, Peru: Beer! Some tips on drinking etiquette.

Lima, Peru: Beer! Some tips on drinking etiquette. May 31, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Beer drinker, Lima, Peru (Photo: Aaron Kor/Flickr) You love Peru and you have already made some Peruvian friends during the days you have been staying here, either in Lima or any other Peruvian city. Peruvians are warm-hearted people and will be eager to make you feel very welcome… and part of that...

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;...

Lima, Peru: History and gastronomy at Huaca Pucllana

Lima, Peru: History and gastronomy at Huaca Pucllana May 12, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Ancient Adobe walls (Photo: Isabel Guerra). We guess that there are not too many places in the world where you can learn about a city’s ancient history while also enjoying some of the best local food specialties at the same time. There is one of these spots in Lima: the old Huaca Pucllana site,...

More travel tips for Lima, Peru!

More travel tips for Lima, Peru! March 30, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Jirón de la Unión (Union Street) in Lima Downtown. (Photo: Isabel Guerra) In our last post we mentioned some travel tips to make the most of your trip to Lima. Now we are offering a few tips on things you may want to do in order to explore some new experiences in this city. - Did you know that you...

Your First time in Lima, Peru?

Your First time in Lima, Peru? March 26, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fountain at Lima's Main Square (Photo: Isabel Guerra) If this is your first time in Lima, this post is for you. And if this is actually not your first time in Lima, this post is for you, too, since some things have changed rapidly during the last few years and it’s always good to learn some...

Tips if an earthquake hits while you are in Lima (Peru)

Tips if an earthquake hits while you are in Lima (Peru) March 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Earthquake drill. Peru (Photo: Christoph Derndorfer(Flickr) You know that Peru is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, that is, in a area prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity. So, local residents are usually ready to face earthquakes: in fact, many Limenians can tell you survival stories from earthquakes...

Last days of summer in Lima, Peru

Last days of summer in Lima, Peru March 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Sunset in Lima (Photo: Christian Reaño/Flickr) We are in March already. Fall is expected to arrive on March 23rd, but we are still having pretty, sunny, really hot days, so why not making the most of them? The weather is still nice, so, take a stroll along any large avenue, after 3pm (UV rays are weaker...
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