Expat, Life Advice, Lima, Uncategorized

Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution

Recently someone reached out to me and told me they were visiting Peru in the next year. I jumped for joy at the possible thought of someone coming down to Lima, and maybe seeing a familiar face. They asked me for advice on places not to go for lack of security, criminal activity, and overall… Continue reading Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution

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Expat, Peru, Uncategorized

Cruz del Sur vs Oltursa Review

We are back with a review between two bus companies! These two are both well known in Peru and are both used quite frequently. Let's talk about the quality and services of each one. On the way to Huaraz I used Cruz del Sur and on the return I used Oltursa. Let's get into it!… Continue reading Cruz del Sur vs Oltursa Review

Life Advice, Living Local, Personal Growth

The Gringo Grind

Buenas tardes mis amigos! Doing that Gringo Grind on the daily! What is the Gringo Grind? The Gringo Grind is the new way I live life now. This new concept was created by the great Oriana herself with the definition of something close to this: "A privileged white individual moving to another country to basically… Continue reading The Gringo Grind

Expat, Lima, Living Local

What is there to do in Boomin’ Barranco District? Check out these photos!

I have yet to post many pictures of time in Barranco, so today I present you some beautiful pictures and commentary of the streets and modern culture of Barranco. Barranco is located just South of Miraflores in Lima and has quite the "hippie" vibe. This popular destination is a must for anyone visiting Lima as… Continue reading What is there to do in Boomin’ Barranco District? Check out these photos!

Expat, Peru

Adios San Miguel –> Hola Miraflores!

Welcome back! It has been ages since my last post, so let us do some catching up! First and foremost, I promised my new friend, Veruzka (a friend of Oriana's in Venezuela), that I would make a post about and for Venezuela in Spanish! I promise you it is in the works. Anyway! We made… Continue reading Adios San Miguel –> Hola Miraflores!

Living Local, Peru

What we learned taking a bus for three hours – a reality

What's up my people! I have an interesting story to share with you all! This last Saturday, Oriana and I went to the beach with our new friends! Our friend Isaac took us to Santa Maria south of Lima for a blistering hot beach day. I would highly recommend this beach as it has beautiful… Continue reading What we learned taking a bus for three hours – a reality

Living Local, Peru

One Month Down in Peru – Lessons, Experiences, Gunshots?

What a special day today is! I welcome you all to a special day for Oriana and I! Today marks our FIRST WHOLE MONTH of living in Peru, and what a way to bring it in with gunshots this morning! There were 15 gunshots (I counted, yes) near our apartment (the noise probably carried down… Continue reading One Month Down in Peru – Lessons, Experiences, Gunshots?