Category Archives: Lima

Celebrating Christmas Eve in Lima, Peru

Throughout Peru, Christmas Eve (Noche Buena) is most important, with a festive atmosphere in the streets, while Christmas day the cities appear deserted as most choose to spend the day with family and businesses stay closed. This dichotomy holds true … Continue reading

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The Best Museums in Lima

It doesn’t matter if your passion is nature, popular art, or ancient cultures- Lima has a museum for you. In fact, the city has close to fifty museums dedicated to safeguarding and shared 3,000 years of Peruvian history. If you … Continue reading

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Why You Should Visit Exhibition Park in Downtown Lima

Lima’s Parque de la Exposición, Exhibition Park, was built in 1872 for an international exhibition. Today, it’s a tranquil and scenic park boasting ample gardens, a lake and fountains alongside the city’s main art museum, a theater, pavilions, and an … Continue reading

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Creole Music Day: Dance to a New Rhythm This October 31st in Lima

If you don’t feel like dressing up for Halloween in Peru, don’t worry, there’s another option: Peru has celebrated Día de la Canción Criolla, Creole Music Day, on October 31st for the past 71 years. Here are our suggestions for … Continue reading

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Señor de los Milagros & the Purple Month in Lima

Each year, on October 28th, the largest religious procession in South America takes to the streets of Lima in honor of the Lord of Miracles (Señor de los Milagros). The city is overtaken by a festival atmosphere and by the … Continue reading

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The Bullfighting Season in Lima Approaches

Although bullfights take place in Lima, Peru throughout the year, it is during the November bullfighting season that the most prestigious bullfighters of Spain and the Americas come together to compete in the world’s second-oldest bullring, the 244 year old … Continue reading

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All Saints Day & Day of the Dead in Peru

In Peru, All Saints Day (Día de Todos los Santos Vivos) and Day of the Dead (Día de los Difuntos) are celebrated by picnicking with the deceased. As in other Latin American countries, the belief that souls visit the earth … Continue reading

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5 Scenic Natural Reserves Near Lima

Lima, the capital of Peru, boasts plenty of the urban perks of a large city, from five-star dining to impressive museums. Nature-lovers, however, might want to venture outside of the city, where one doesn’t have to travel far to reach … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Layover in Lima

Frequent business travelers have made the capital city of Peru the most visited city in the country, even more than Cusco. Also boosting its numbers, Lima is a layover city on many flights throughout Peru and South America. While we … Continue reading

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Learn about Lima’s Artistic Identity at the Gráfica Urbana Exhibit

Learn about how artists interpret and demonstrate Peruvian culture by visiting the Gráfica Urbana Exhibit at Icpna (Jr. Cusco 446) in downtown Lima. The show will be open to the public from now until September 20th.

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