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by skareem
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Who makes the real money and how do they do it?
Replies: 20
Views: 3522

Re: Who makes the real money and how do they do it?

Thanks for the responses--mucho food for thought. I think one road in this direction might be to use expertise gained in one's original country to form alliances as the go-between for buyers and sellers of products. For instance, Peru is an international sensation in the food biz right now, yet the...
by skareem
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Best retirement area in Peru?
Replies: 23
Views: 2193

Re: Best retirement area in Peru?

One of my measures is broadband. I know some ppl think it's not needed much or could be a luxury thing to have (which I'd agree to a certain extent), but it really does reflect on how much that particular place gives information-flow importance. If you are basing your living choices on broadband, P...
by skareem
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Opening a Bank Account in Peru
Replies: 91
Views: 16513

Re: Opening a Bank Account

Last week I tried to add a USD account, already have a soles ahorra account, and Interbank said no, not possible without DNI or CE. A friend has offered to open an acount for me with their DNI, then pass all the info to me so I have the tarjeta and can change all the passwords... seems reasonaly se...
by skareem
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Best retirement area in Peru?
Replies: 23
Views: 2193

Re: Best retirement area in Peru?

Just wanted to say, thanks for the replies and would love to read more of what you are experiencing and suggesting. Regarding what I didn't like in Panama... The main thing is complete lack of services and utter ignorance for even the basics. The ppl there started acting as if it's their right to sq...
by skareem
Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Best retirement area in Peru?
Replies: 23
Views: 2193

Best retirement area in Peru?

Greetings all, I am planning on retiring in Peru and thinking of paying it a visit to get to know it up close, first. I have been to Panama enough times to dismiss it as my resting place hence, Peru is my next candidate. I am not quite sure which area would you recommended and why? I understand thou...
by skareem
Sun Jun 26, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: You´re not going to believe what our moderator Kelly did now
Replies: 9
Views: 1093

Re: You´re not going to believe what our moderator Kelly did now

Polaron,
When my boss brings me a piece of work and says, "Here is another ugly one for you", I say: After age 50, nothing looks ugly!? :)

Kelly is still a teenager at 48 :)

Happy another one Kel!

Sam.
by skareem
Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Introduce Yourself!
Replies: 937
Views: 214294

Re: Introduce Yourself!

Well, I am a newbie here too! My name is Sam and I am currently living in Texas but been thinking of moving south of the borders for quite sometime. I have Panama's residency but beginning to dislike living there and Peru sounds more promising. I am thinking of giving it a visit by the end of this y...
by skareem
Sat Jun 25, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Rosetta Stone
Replies: 9
Views: 2088

Re: Rosetta Stone

You may want to try:
http://radiolingua.com/

I had downloaded their 75 Spanish podcasts and used them in my car and on my iPhone.

Pretty good especially when it's for free :)

Best of luck!

S.

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