FacebookTwitterPinterestHere 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!
FacebookTwitterPinterestAre 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
FacebookTwitterPinterestBeautiful 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.
FacebookTwitterPinterestBarra 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.
FacebookTwitterPinterestFor 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
FacebookTwitterPinterestGood 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
FacebookTwitterPinterestLima 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.
FacebookTwitterPinterestTaxi 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
FacebookTwitterPinterestLima 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
FacebookTwitterPinterestThe best places I may recommend to try Pisco Sour are Pisco museum, Sukha bar, and Elamolienteria bars. There you will find not only Pisco Sour but a lot of other delicious Cocktails based on pisco. My personal suggestion is to try Maracuya Sour and Coca Sour.