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Chilling in Lima, Peru: Going To The Park…

Chilling in Lima, Peru: Going To The Park… April 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
In Lima with your kids? And feeling like taking a break from schedules and relaxing like many Limenians do? Don’t think twice: take a taxi and head to the Parque de la Amistad, a large park in Surco distric, that is very well known (and easy to spot) because of its tall, Moorish-style arch: but...

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...

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru March 22, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Tourists attending a master chef class on Peruvian cuisine. If there’s some activity that we all find truly enjoyable, that should be a great lunch or dinner. And if you are getting to know a new city, a new country, a new culture, what could be best than trying some of its most typical food? Native...

Top Romantic Hotels in Lima, Peru

Top Romantic Hotels in Lima, Peru December 18, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Some hotels are a true haven for romance (Photo: Spa Golf Los Incas) Coming to Lima with your partner? Looking for a good, luxurious, romance-friendly hotel? There are many options in Lima. We are suggesting here just five, but maybe you should peruse our complete hotels section since there are plenty...

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,...

Don’t miss the Casa de Aliaga, in Lima (Peru)

Don’t miss the Casa de Aliaga, in Lima (Peru) September 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
One of the oldest mansions in Lima, the Casa de Aliaga is still oldest family-owned home in South America: it has been owned during 17 generations by the Aliaga family (one of the Lima founding families) since 1535. One of the best-preserved colonial homes in Peru, it is pretty much a time capsule where...

Larcomar: the newest shopping mall in Lima, Peru

Larcomar: the newest shopping mall in Lima, Peru September 13, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
This is still the newest shopping mall in its kind in Lima, and may be unique in the world due to a particular feature –it has been built on a wall of a high cliff, so that it is possible to have a nice view of the Pacific ocean from almost any of its stores. Larcomar Shopping Center’s architectural...

Dealing With Emergencies in Lima, Peru

Dealing With Emergencies in Lima, Peru July 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Tourism Police Officers (Photo: PNP/Dirture) We never want to think about emergencies when we go on vacation: but disaster can strike anytime and anywhere, so it’s a good idea to get familiar with Lima’s emergency resources. Emergency numbers: The number in Peru is not 911. For an emergency...

Best Chinese Food in Lima, Peru

Best Chinese Food in Lima, Peru July 7, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
A bit surprisingly, Peru has its own version of Chinese food (locally known as chifa), and there are many, many chifa restaurants spread around Lima; you will find them almost anywhere in the city and there’s one for every budget. The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Peru around 1850, bringing...

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...
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