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food-tours-lima-peru

Visiting Peru and missing on their wonderful variety of cuisines will be a huge miss. The problem, is that many times, Lima is just a breather while on our way to Machu Picchu. But is in Lima, with their sizeable Andean population (not to mention Amazonian, Northern and Southern immigrants) is your best chance to …

pharmacies-lima-peru

There are many good pharmacies in Lima, Peru. Pharmacies are called “Farmacias” or “Boticas” in Spanish. Pharmacies like “Boticas BTL”, “InkaFarma”, and “Boticas FASA” for example, are well regarded as safe places to buy medicines and personal care items and the ones I am familiar with, there are many other good ones but I just …

air-pollution-lima-peru

Lima, currently at 21% to 27%, has the highest prevalence of asthma in Latin America

TACA Airlines was founded in 1931 and now flies to 39 destinations in 22 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Included are daily flights to 9 major U.S Cities and Canada (Toronto). TACA’s flight Lima to Cuzco is one of their most popular.

Leaving a tip for what you consider was a good service is appreciated in Lima, Peru. Every time I travel to Lima I find myself being treated specially good even though I can blend easier among their population. Most everyone is always courteous and happy to serve so I applied the same principles as when …

El “Museo de la Nacion” (National Museum), located in Avenida Javier Prado Este 2465, San Borja district, in Lima, Peru, is one of the most complete museums in Lima displaying the chronological cultural evolution of Peru. Not an easy task if you take into consideration that civilizations in Peru like Caral, located north of Lima, …

This is the second part of tips about public transportation in Lima, Peru. If you want to read the original article, go to 10 Tips about Public Transportation Part 1. Always remember visiting Peru is like visiting any other country or even your own country, there will be areas and things that you should not …

Public transportation in Lima consists primarily of buses, micros (minibus or microbus) and combis (small vans usually painted white with capacity for up to 20 people). This overwhelming vehicular fleet is omnipresent in Lima’s streets and mastering its secrets is a discipline based on trial and error. Lima in my personal opinion is not rental-car …

This is Part 2 of 2. Part 1: We are waiting for an airplane part… The good news, if any, is that when an airline cancels a flight it will try to reroute the most expensive tickets first. In the case of a person flying from let’s say, San Francisco to Houston to Lima, Peru, …

Flights from Lima to Mexico and Mexico to Lima has been suspended since 00:00am today (April 30th, 2009) according to a provision of the Department of Transport and Communications.

Valuable information regarding how the Peruvian airport is preparing to receive more than 1000 passengers arriving every night from Mexico and the United States.

If you hear this from a representative of an airline in the counter of any airport…. run !!! Run to the check-in area and talk to the rep there. Let me explain. Suppose that you are in any of the airports in the United States. Hopefully you are booked in one of the earliest flights …

The airport has changed a lot in the last five years. Before you needed to board a bus to take you from the plane to the terminal and then run (really, you had to run) to Immigrations if you had any hopes of leaving within a couple of hours. Not anymore, the first phase of …

There are few things in life as convenient as taking taxis in Lima, Peru. You can find a cab in every single street in Lima. It should not take more than 1 minute (maybe 2 or 3 during rush hour) to find an empty cab. When looking for a cab you have some options: Professional …