Siete Sopas is a 24-hour restaurant in Lince which specializes in soups. They offer a different soup for every day of the week, hence the name “Seven Soups,” as well ...
Why is this site called “Lima City of Kings?” “Ciudad de los Reyes” is one of Lima’s nicknames, along with “La Gris” (The Gray) and “La Perla del Pacifico” (The Pearl of the Pacific), although the later name is used by several cities throughout the Pacific coastline of Latin America. “City of Kings” might seem […]
Normally I wouldn’t write a post about such a small park. However Parque la Pera in lower San Isidro earns a page on this blog for the new addition that arrived in recent months: the playground. As the parent of a small child, I constantly notice playgrounds around the city. I look at the features […]
The Lugar de la Memoria museum in Miraflores commemorates the victims of Peru’s armed conflict with the Shining Path and MRTA from 1980 to 2000. The Shining Path and Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement waged war on the Peruvian state from the early 1980s through the 1990s. There is little consensus on how many were killed […]
Callao’s attractions come from its history, architecture, naval culture, rocky beaches, seafood and the upscale La Punta district. All the foreign tourists to Lima inevitably visit Miraflores, Larcomar, Barranco and the historic city center. But unfortunately left out among Lima’s most interesting sites is the La Punta district of Callao. In fact, Callao is not […]
Cyberplaza is a shopping mall specializing in all things electronics in downtown Lima. Laptops, tablets, cell phones, video games, pirated software and accessories for all those categories. Cyberplaza features at least 500 independent vendors. Most of them specialize in a specific area. And each area generally clusters their vendors. So you will pass five or six service technicians, […]
Lima’s Plaza de Acho hosts bullfights on Sundays during the annual season held in October and November. Built in 1766, the Plaza de Acho in Rimac is the oldest bullring in the Americas. Before its construction, Spanish colonists in Peru held bullfights in the Plaza de Armas. In bullfighting lingo, the bullfighting fanbase is known […]