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LGBT+ In Lima: A Guide To The City For New Expats

Posted by: Scar on Thursday August 16, 2018 (08:07:20)   (709 Reads)
Lima is the capital of Peru, and one of the largest cities in South America. Given its size, it is unsurprising that Lima is home to a lot of LGBT+ life. However, given that it is also a Peruvian city, views towards queer people can be very conservative compared to more liberal parts of the world.    more ...
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Moving To Peru? Read Our Expat Guide To Travelling On Public Transport

Posted by: scar on Saturday September 26, 2015 (14:15:31)   (2844 Reads)
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The main modes of public transport in Peru are the trains, buses, taxicabs, mototaxis, and micros. Most modes of transport balance practicality with cost; unfortunately, with little regard to safety! Most of the cheaper modes of public transport are not particularly safe but they are very popular and in some cases, they may be the only available choice.    more ...
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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Peru

Posted by: scar on Wednesday September 23, 2015 (12:32:01)   (15289 Reads)
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Are you thinking about moving to Peru but you don’t know what awaits you? Most people will talk about the warmth of the locals, the unique surf spots, the untouched beauty of this land, and the awe-inspiring historical sites. While all of this is true, Peru also has a few “surprises” that are not as pleasant. Here are five things you should know before moving to Peru.    more ...
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A Few Tips For Expats Driving In Peru

Posted by: scar on Tuesday September 15, 2015 (13:10:24)   (2154 Reads)
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Peru houses a multi-ethnic society and although the language most widely spoken is Spanish, portions of the population also speak native languages. Peru is perhaps most famous worldwide its rich ancient history dating back to the Inca Empire. Today it stands as a developing nation with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. If you’re thinking about moving there, here are some helpful tips for expats driving in Peru.    more ...
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5 Experiences You Must Try As An Expat In Peru

Posted by: scar on Wednesday September 09, 2015 (14:51:42)   (1515 Reads)
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One of the main reasons people visit Peru is to see Machu Picchu. The ancient Incan city is one of the most sought after tourist attractions on the planet. With the beautiful Andes Mountains in the background, it really isn’t a surprise that this place tends to be on everyone’s bucket list. However, there is so much to do in the country apart from visiting Machu Picchu. Here’s a list of experiences that should not be overlooked.    more ...