Beautiful landscapes of wild beaches and a small version of Galapagos islands – Islas Ballestas, made from a small fisherman settlement a #mustSee point of interest called Paracas. Ballestas Islands. The first morning in Paracas starts pretty early, about 7 am. And that is because speedboats to Ballestas islands departure time is 8 am, and… Read More One of the best beaches in Peru are in Paracas national reserve.
Barra Mar is an authentic restaurant with an atmosphere of small fisherman village, original kitchen accessories and one of the best place to eat fish and seafood. I’ve discovered this small restaurant in the beginning of main bar street of Barranco during my first visit to Peru. Authentic wooden furniture, metallic dishes, and cups, a… Read More Barra Mar a piece of fisherman village in Barranco, Lima.
Good ice-cream may improve both sunny and cloudy day, here is my list of best ice-cream stores in Lima. Rolo This is one more #mustTry in Lima, and absolutely #1 in my list of ice-cream store! This is the only store in Lima that offers you a handmade fruit ice-cream. The preparation of ice-cream here… Read More Best ice-cream stores in Lima
Lima holds a huge amount of beautiful colonial architecture in the central district. One of the most beautiful and aristocratic courtyards was carefully kept and now opens its doors for dining at Villa Chicken. I love colonial architecture, so what I’ve seen in the entrance was real eye-candy! Large courtyard, covered with a transparent roof,… Read More Dine in aristocratic atmosphere – Villa Chicken, Lima center.
Taxi fares in Peru are not so high as in the US or Europe, so don’t hesitate to use it. You may ask me “What about Uber? Does it present in Peru and is it legal?”, here is my answer… Taxi To find a taxi on a street is not a problem at all, you… Read More Taxi vs Uber – how to get a cab in Peru
Lima is a 12 million population city, so I can’t tell an exact number of city malls here. By the way, only a few districts are safe and may be interested in tourism or expat life. Here is my top list of shopping malls, where you will for sure find all kind of clothes and… Read More Shopping malls in Lima city
Since my first visit, I fell in love with La Lucha and it’s sandwiches made of local high-quality food on a bread they baked by themselves, fresh juices and friendly atmosphere. While you are a fan of burgers or not, this is absolutely #mustGo place in Lima. I can’t recommend something special to try here, and… Read More #1 Creole Burger in Peru – La Lucha
Start your Sunday morning with a bike ride from Miraflores to Lima center, no cars – only bikes, rollers and skates. Lots of points to rent a bike for a low price, public shows and riding schools will wait for you. While you are a bicycle, skateboard or roller rider, every Sunday you have a… Read More Ciclodía – join a bicycle day every Sunday in Lima
There are a lot of parks in Lima, unfortunately, not all of them are safe, quiet and in good condition. Here’s my list of parks where you can relax from the noise of the city. Parque de las Aguas Parque de las Aguas (Water Park) is a piece of France in the heart of the… Read More Top 7 quiet and safe parks in Lima
One of the evenings, you should spend in a part of France in the heart of the Lima – Parque de las Aguas. This beautiful and contemporary park was renovated in a French manner, every evening it offers a Magic Water Circuit show (Circuito Mágico del Agua), that highlights different parts of Peru and its… Read More Magic water circuit show (Circuito Mágico del Agua)