Explore San Isidro While in Lima

If you are in Lima, you might want to explore some of the neighborhoods that dot the city. Lima is known for its popular suburbs such as Barranco, Chorrillos and others but many travelers often miss San Isidro. San Isidro is a major financial centre that was established in 1930. This suburb is inhabited mostly by upper class Peruvians and many important banks and museums have their offices here. Read more..

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Chorrillos Has More to Offer than Beaches

Chorrillos is located on southern portion of Lima-Callao metropolitan area. The place was established as a beach resort in 1824 and today it’s well-known for its beach resorts, private clubs, art sanctuaries and restaurants. Lima’s most popular public beaches Agua Dulce and La Herradura are located here. And probably, that’s why Chorrillos stands for “trickle of water” in Spanish. Read more..

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The Dazzling Heights of Cerro San Cristobal

As far as I knew, there were no roller coasters here in Lima; no perks for adrenaline-junkies apart from perhaps paragliding off the cliffs in Miraflores. Well, I exaggerate slightly due to being such a scaredy-cat, but if you’re looking for a hair-raising thrill might I suggest taking the open top bus up to the peak of Cerro San Cristobal. Read more..

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Chocolate Booze: Let the Search Begin!

For many people, when they’re having a bit of a stressful day, what do they reach for as a comfort? For some, it’s sweet treats like chocolate. For others, it might be a glass of wine or pisco (if you’re in Peru). But did you know that both these popular things, chocolate and alcohol, actually come from the same Cacao fruit? Read more..

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