Lima is the main Peruvian international air hub, so probably it will be your first destination. And it’s really huge, so where to stay in Lima? Unfortunately, today Lima is not a safe city, so check my review. Lima is a 10 million population megapolis. It divides into several districts, and a life in different… Read More Where to stay in Lima?
One more thing in my lot of top Peruvian street food, and this time it’s a pastry. However it’s not a simple pastry, but the religious one. Discovering Lima historical center, on my way from Catacumbas, I’ve found two small pastry shops. The only thing they are selling is Churros. Both shops have religious banners… Read More #1 Peruvian Street food pastry – Churros
The weekend is not far away, so let’s do some bar growling! In this review, I’ll show you the best bars in the fanciest district of Lima called Miraflores. Gowing bars is a great deal if you like to try some local specialties and join some party. Lima is great for it’s nightlife and it’s… Read More Best bars in Miraflores, Lima.
Nowadays, street food doesn’t associate with a natural or healthy meal. However, here in Peru, you may find this rare combination. Peru is one of the origins of potatoes, so potatoes take a special place in Peruvian cuisine. Papa Rellena (Stuffed Potatoes) is a #mustTry street food. So, what’s that exactly? First and the main… Read More Papa Rellena – a natural street food.
Here you may get your first experience and not just on one thing. Enter real desert, full of sandy mountains, spend a night at an oasis and check your snowboard skills on a sandboard. While you are discovering Peru or live as an expat, that will be nice and adventurous weekend escape from Lima. I… Read More Ica & Huacachina – get an adventure!
Are you a soup lover? Not one super liquid in your cup, but with potatoes, lime juice and a huge part of the chicken? Here it is – Caldo de Gallina. I’m personally a real soup lover, every country I’ve visited I was engaged to try and to love local soup. While soups are not… Read More Chicken thick soup – Caldo de Gallina
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.
For sure, Ceviche is a most exotic dish in Peruvian cuisine, that will introduce you to fish and seafood of Pacific ocean shore. Peruvian cuisine is very rich and different, however, you will hardly find any analogs of Ceviche in any other culture. So, what is actually Ceviche? Ceviche is a raw fish and seafood,… Read More #1 Dish of peruvian cuisine – Ceviche
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