Category: "Lima City Guide"

Hidden Lima Travel Ideas

July 13th, 2011 |

The Lima region has a huge collection of great hiking and nature walks on offer, many of which are easily accessible from the traveller-friendly downtown districts of Miraflores and Barranco, like the Lomas de Lúcumo.

The Dakar Rally Heads To Peru

April 15th, 2011 |

The 2012 Dakar Rally is heading to Peru as South America was chosen to host the event for the fourth consecutive time. Peru will play host to the final four stages of the off-road rally race after the drivers have completed the first stages in Argentina and Chile.

Hidden Lima: Callao’s La Punta

April 14th, 2011 |

After two centuries, La Punta is still a destination for those in search of a tranquil respite from the rest of the Lima-Callao conurbation. The peacefulness here is more like that of a small town than the district of an enormous major metropolitan area.

Baños de Miraflores

October 22nd, 2010 |

Back when Miraflores was a small seaside town some way outside Lima, long before the construction of the highway that runs along the foot of the cliffs of the Costa Verde, the well-to-do of Lima would walk down the cobbled street of the Bajada Balta to the beach resort to spend a summer’s afternoon by the sea.

Teatro Municipal de Lima

October 12th, 2010 |

Opened in 1920 with ownership then transferred to the city in 1929, the Municipal Theatre was considered among the best on the continent. Suffering complete destruction in a fire that left only a shell in 1998, long delayed restoration has finally been completed with the re-inauguration taking place on the 11th of October 2010.


May 8th, 2010 |

Originally famous as an exclusive beach resort in the mid 20th century, it is more popular today with the new population of Lima’s sprawling north. Its mix of Republican-era mansions and beach-front modern apartments still make it a very attractive place to visit.