Pic of the day: Summer in Lima

There is nothing more impacting in Lima as the view of the cliffs in Summer. The Pacific colored deep blue, the fresh breeze of the ocean touching your face. Hurry up and don’t miss this spectacle of nature.

The Cliffs of Lima

Some say Lima looks for moments like California, Santa Monica… that moment happens when visitors see the cliffs of the city. Located next to the ocean, the acantilado (name in spanish) is maybe after the main square of Lima, the most famous and beautiful part of the capital of Peru. The freeway and beaches below…

A Merry Christmas in Lima – Peru

The Joyful Christmas season is considered around the world one of the most espected celebrations of the year, and in Peru (an 80% catholic country by latest census) is celebrated from the most humble house to the mansion of the richest family, as usual. In Lima, capital of Peru and the city where I live,…

Picture of the day : Favorite Night Food in Lima

Not so healthy but delicious, night food in Lima city is rich in calories and flavor , a combination that can’t fail. Here some tips to understand our local classics: Salchipapa : french fries with fried hotdogs and all the mayo, mustard, ketchup and chilly paste you want on top. Yummy Burgers and sandwiches (or…

Curious picture of the day : Saint Martin of Porres

Few days ago was celebrated an special mass in honor of the first black saint of the new world and born in Peru , San Martin de Porres, in the picture not only can be seen the big crowd of devoted men from his existing cofrady (ancient type of colonial organization that a-group slaves that…

Craving for a burger? do it the right way – Miraflores, Lima

Heavenly food! A couple of days ago I was craving for a burger since breakfast time (I’m almost 9 weeks pregnant, so maybe that explains the situation better). The problem was that I didn’t want a regular American franchise burger, I was looking for something mire specific , something artisanal and flavorful. Coincidentally, that day…

The Gold Museum of Bogota – Colombia

  This museum has been on my bucket list for ages. In my country (Peru) there is one Gold Museum, a display of 1 floor that offers a look into the cultural wealth of ancient civilizations in that area of South America. Since long I had a great curiosity for this other one, I was described to…

Crazy market traffic on Sunday , Ica – Peru

I can’t imagine a Sunday market with really bad traffic, is like a rose without thorns… In my city Lima, markets are busy, they always smell like a million flavors all together, but at the same time are magical places where you can give a try of the real culture of local people, not the…

How’s Like to be at the Hotel Viñas Queirolo?

My story today starts in the city of Ica, located about 4 hours away from Lima. Most precisely it starts at the hotel Viñas Queirolo, a luxury style hotel with a touch of a country house, a great site for a getaway from Lima and to try the best selection of wines and piscos (brandies)…

What to do at Lima’s airport? Tips to survive a long stay there.

Lima’s international airport Jorge Chavez once was considered one of the best and newest among South-American airports. Not super big, and in my opinion not too complicated, once you get there for the first time you may (for sure) get the impression that there is nothing there for you (besides the counters and departure gate…

Yuquitas and bombitas, our favorite street bites – Lima

This is one of the flavours of my childhood and of most of Limenians , I remember going back home from school with my group of friends and really hungry for lunch, and stopping by one strategically located just around the corner… if one of us had 1 or 2 soles in the pocket (the equivalent of 30…

A Magical night show in Lima (not just for children)

Is night time in Lima and you are looking for something different to do, at an open area maybe, something to share with your group of friends, family or children… If this is your case I have the perfect place: The Magic Circuit of Water of Lima is your best choice. Located in the heart…