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Things to do in Miraflores

Miraflores is a vibrant and upscale neighborhood in Lima, Peru, that offers a variety of activities and attractions for tourists. My Peruvian friends say this neighborhood is the safest of all the busiest places in Lima. Police presence is ubiquitous, especially in crowded, touristy places. The only thing that you

Barranco in Lima – A Bohemian Neighborhood

Barranco in Lima is a bohemian neighborhood located in the southern part of the city. It’s known for its colorful murals, hipster cafes, and charming colonial architecture. It is the perfect destination for travelers who want to experience the culture and charm of the Peruvian capital. Here are some things

The Casa of San Martin de Porres in Lima

Visiting the birthplace/ casa of San Martin de Porres in Peru was never on my itinerary. I knew about it while searching for things to do in the historic district of Lima. I was born in a small barrio in the Philippines, and our Patron Saint is – San Martin!

Walking Tour in Lima – On Your Own

This walking tour in Lima will last 2-3 hours, depending on your pace. That’s what we did. Though there are a few “free” walking tours in the historic district, we opted to do it ourselves because we had the whole day to explore the area and didn’t want to rush.

Traveling in Peru by Bus – A Travel Itinerary

Traveling in Peru by bus is possible, and I don’t mean traveling on dirt, dusty roads or unreliable public transport with caged chickens and pigs as your fellow passengers. Of course, I’m talking about traveling by bus – in style! Let me be honest – all I knew about Peru