Category Archives: Lima

What to Pack for Backpacking Around South America

  We all stress a bit about packing for trips, especially when all you’ve got is a backpack and whatever goes inside needs to last you months. If you’re struggling to compose your packing list, have a look at our … Continue reading

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What to do for Valentine’s Day in Lima Peru

So far, we’ve already talked about unexpected, fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Cusco, but we’ve compiled another list for those of you who plan to spend the day in Peru’s capital city. And since Valentine’s Day in Peru … Continue reading

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The Magical Water Circuit at Reserve Park in Lima

Seven years ago, Lima’s neglected Reserve Park was made over as the Magical Water Circuit, a spectacular park showcasing fountains by different designers. Thirteen fountains showcasing unexpected shapes, light shows, and interactive elements keep visitors well entertained. In 2009, it … Continue reading

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One Day in Lima, Peru: Where to Go, What to See

If you’d like to make the most of a free day in Lima, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the ancient, colonial, and modern monuments of the city, hopefully taking in as much beauty, history and culture as possible. You … Continue reading

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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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