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by Vannessfamx5
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Re: Expats with small children

Move to Tarapoto. It's one of the few places where kids can safely play outside without the risks of getting abducted or get hooked to drugs. It's also a very affordable city to live. Nice weather all year round and the people are the friendliest in Peru. I am from iquitos and we used to vacation i...
by Vannessfamx5
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Re: Expats with small children

Thank you Gerad! I am actually Peruvian and know where we want to move to, either La Molina or Cieneguilla. ... By the way, are there any “good” schools in Cieneguilla or Asia? La Molina maybe but Cieneguilla? You are out of this place for lot of time right? Your questions suggest that. Asia is a p...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Re: Expats with small children

My question now is, did your kids adjust to Peru? I miss it so bad but I don’t want my kids to rescent us if we take them down there. We are not rich but my husband has made sure we live a comfortable life and I want the same for my kids if we move down there. My son was only 3 when we moved here. ...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Re: Expats with small children

Thank you Gerad! I am actually Peruvian and know where we want to move to, either La Molina or Cieneguilla. ... By the way, are there any “good” schools in Cieneguilla or Asia? La Molina maybe but Cieneguilla? You are out of this place for lot of time right? Your questions suggest that. Asia is a p...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Housing Prices
Replies: 32
Views: 4494

Re: Housing Prices

I am a realtor in GA and I can say this is true. Tomorrow I will be listing a house 4 beds, 3 baths in a top school district with a finished basement and .69 acres for only $225,000. Huge yard! You can’t get that in Peru unless it’s far from Lima or in a really bad part of the city. last time I loo...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Housing Prices
Replies: 32
Views: 4494

Re: Housing Prices

Some more info: countries with affordable RE right now are US, parts of Caribbean, Spain, Venezuela.... probably more :mrgreen: affordable means it is cheaper than the average over last 10-20 yrs. To my knowledge Lima is now around 3-4 more expensive than in the past. I am a realtor in GA and I can...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: prices
Replies: 86
Views: 8233

Re: prices

Are you FREAKING KIDDING ME? You are trying to compare prices and life styles of Europe with Peru? If you think that you can live in Peru with a salary like in Europe (social security checks included) then you are INSANE! No way will you be making money by doing the bare minimum. from your other po...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Re: Expats with small children

Well as luck would have it there's a report out today listing the most expensive schools in Lima. http://rpp.pe/economia/economia/la-lista-de-los-colegios-mas-caros-de-lima-del-2018-noticia-1102316 Thank you Gerad! I am actually Peruvian and know where we want to move to, either La Molina or Cieneg...
by Vannessfamx5
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expats with small children
Replies: 23
Views: 2465

Expats with small children

Did any of you move to Peru with small children? We are thinking about giving Peru a chance. Our kids are 12, 8 and 5.
by Vannessfamx5
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Cosmetic Surgery in Peru
Replies: 18
Views: 3502

Re: Cosmetic Surgery in Peru

Get Magaly Medina’s surgeon’s name because that man made a miracle with her!
by Vannessfamx5
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Housing Prices
Replies: 32
Views: 4494

Re: Housing Prices

For example Holland has a foreign debt of around 4500 billion USD , and international reserve of 39 billion USD Peru has a foreign debt of 80 billion , and international reserve of 63 billion USD Holland has AAA status for ages, and Peru is now A3 climbing from B2 in 1996. what makes the difference...
by Vannessfamx5
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: prices
Replies: 86
Views: 8233

Re: prices

I remembered my login information and can finally reply :mrgreen: . Are you FREAKING KIDDING ME? You are trying to compare prices and life styles of Europe with Peru? If you think that you can live in Peru with a salary like in Europe (social security checks included) then you are INSANE! No way wil...
by Vannessfamx5
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Spirit will fly daily to Lima with prices up to 50% less
Replies: 6
Views: 2949

Re: Spirit will fly daily to Lima with prices up to 50% less

Jet Blue started flying to Lima from Fort Lauderdale too. We will be flying down to Lima next Saturday, I will report back with my review of their services.
by Vannessfamx5
Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Marry in Peru or US?
Replies: 11
Views: 1947

Re: Marry in Peru or US?

This question has been asked before, but I haven´t seen much in the way of a clear answer: Is it easier to marry a Peruvian in Peru or in the US? My girlfriend (a Peruvian) already has a tourist visa to get into the US. I like living in Peru but she wants to study in the US for a while, we´re think...
by Vannessfamx5
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The best way to go from Lima to Iquitos.
Replies: 15
Views: 14224

Re: The best way to go from Lima to Iquitos.

I am from Iquitos and flying back to Peru next weekend and I am beyond SHOCKED with the fare prices and not to mention stupid LAN Peru trying to charge ME international price because I don't have a Peruvian address on my DNI. Ridiculous! Unfortunately, the only safe option is to travel by air. My mo...
by Vannessfamx5
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Marry in Peru or US?
Replies: 11
Views: 1947

Re: Marry in Peru or US?

This question has been asked before, but I haven´t seen much in the way of a clear answer: Is it easier to marry a Peruvian in Peru or in the US? My girlfriend (a Peruvian) already has a tourist visa to get into the US. I like living in Peru but she wants to study in the US for a while, we´re think...
by Vannessfamx5
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Introduce Yourself!
Replies: 937
Views: 215530

Re: Introduce Yourself!

Hi, my name is Cecilia a Peruvian citizen currently living in Atlanta, Ga and thinking about going back to Peru with my gringo (James) and 3 children.

I created an account so my husband can start grasping an idea of the life in Lima.

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