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by roddd
Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: cars in tacna
Replies: 0
Views: 490

cars in tacna

hi
does anyone know if they still sell used cars in tacna ?
by roddd
Sat May 14, 2016 3:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Insurance

Does anyone know if insurance is available for cycles and mobile phones ?
by roddd
Sun Jul 05, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: buying and selling cars and motorcycles
Replies: 0
Views: 907

buying and selling cars and motorcycles

Does anyone know what the requirements / regulations/ are
in buying and selling cars and motorcycles as a business in
miraflores/surco districts

thank you
by roddd
Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruanas abroad
Replies: 47
Views: 5438

Re: Peruanas abroad

in Spain they pay wellfare benefits and help people who are on a low income with housing

right up your street then :D

i guess you wont need to post on here any more i am sure there is an expatspain forum waiting for you
by roddd
Sun Feb 01, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Mustang club Peru
Replies: 0
Views: 406

Mustang club Peru

Does anyone know if the Mustang club of Peru is still running
i see their website is down and their facebook and twitter pages have had no posts for a while

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9ZUYEMoYcM
by roddd
Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Christmas trees and decoration
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Christmas trees and decoration

mine is still up from last year saves doing it every year :lol:
by roddd
Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Maybe it's time for Chi Chi to say 'adios'.
Replies: 43
Views: 4257

Re: Maybe it's time for Chi Chi to say 'adios'.

i have not been on here for a while but i am sure Chi Chi said he was moving to New York ?
did i miss something ?
by roddd
Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Complicated Question, Please Help -!
Replies: 25
Views: 2135

Re: Complicated Question, Please Help -!

i think it looks like immigration has initialed it
they either initial it which can mean 183 days
or write the number of days on it
still best to get it checked though to be sure
by roddd
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Complicated Question, Please Help -!
Replies: 25
Views: 2135

Re: Complicated Question, Please Help -!

i am sure i have seen somewhere that if they just initial the stamp and do not write how many days
that it is valid for 183 days
by roddd
Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Taxi
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Taxi

i normally use taxi green
has anyone used this company http://taxidatum.com/
by roddd
Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is it better to take a bus or fly to Cusco?
Replies: 29
Views: 6183

Re: Is it better to take a bus or fly to Cusco?

i have used the bus a few times it is certainly an experience you wont forget
by roddd
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: That return ticket home??
Replies: 48
Views: 16767

Re: That return ticket home??

That´s correct, you need to show only an onward ticket to any destination out of Peru! There is no law that requires you to have a return ticket . Do you think if i bought ticket out from Peru to Ecuador, i might pass the KLM check in? I was thinking to say i am planning to married in Peru so thats...
by roddd
Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to purchase Creatine
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Re: Where to purchase Creatine

Inkafarma and Fasa drug stores used to sell it not sure of the price
by roddd
Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Paranormal activity
Replies: 65
Views: 8198

Re: Paranormal activity

people who dismiss it are people who have never experienced it
i work on London underground at night and believe me i have seen plenty of things down there
and by the look of this video so have other people
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m4jRlcak3I
by roddd
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: another almost stupid gringo mistake
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

Re: another almost stupid gringo mistake

i always wondered why people were getting their bags wrapped in lima airport now i know why
by roddd
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: another almost stupid gringo mistake
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

Re: another almost stupid gringo mistake

and i thought it was just TSA you had to watch out for
http://rt.com/usa/news/tsa-stealing-from-travelers-358/
by roddd
Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Villa El Salvador is booming.
Replies: 32
Views: 5203

Re: Villa El Salvador is booming.

well if it is on Wikipedia then it must be true :D
by roddd
Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What Do You Do For Work?
Replies: 44
Views: 7796

Re: What Do You Do For Work?

WORKING??? NO WAY 8) Not with the airlines anymore? Nope. Wellfare pays more. :D Wellfare means freedom . wellfare means sponging off the government, how can you get welfare if you are not in Belgium if i was able to get welfare from the uk i would have to be in the uk to get it not swanning around...
by roddd
Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: which district is most popular for expats to live
Replies: 81
Views: 9863

Re: which district is most popular for expats to live

Redrum, it's sounds you make a living in tourism and you aim is to shake as much money out of tourists as 'they don't know what things cost in Peru'. Jump in a taxi and don't speak any spanish at all. The fare will be seriously beefed up. Especially in Miraflores. Expect to pay up to 10 times more....
by roddd
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: D J equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 893

D J equipment

Does anyone know of any shops in Miraflores that sells D J equipment ?
thanks
by roddd
Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Gun Laws!
Replies: 236
Views: 53400

Re: Gun Laws!

chi chi wrote:http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57459869-504083/4-dead-30-wounded-in-weekend-chicago-violence-intensifying-search-for-answers/

Chicago is more dangerous to live in than Kabul in Afghanistan.


show me the proof and i might believe you
by roddd
Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: We are halfway to a housing bubble? Peru
Replies: 21
Views: 4105

Re: We are halfway to a housing bubble? Peru

see how many times you can bounce across the border and back
before emigration comes looking for you in the US of A :D
by roddd
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to buy car?
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Where to buy car?

by roddd
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru ID and avoiding tourist airline taxes
Replies: 22
Views: 4909

Re: Peru ID and avoiding tourist airline taxes

Yeah and its still that way ChiChi, see http://www.lan.com/es_pe/sitio_personas/index.html and look under the search option for "Ciertas tarifas son sólo para residentes peruanos" I travelled more than 15 times with LAN from Tarapoto to Lima and never had to pay for it. I wouldn't pay it ...
by roddd
Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: GRINGO NEEDS TRANSLATIONS!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2865

Re: GRINGO NEEDS TRANSLATIONS!!!

if you use Google chrome browser it will automatically change all websites in to English
or any language of your choice
by roddd
Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: *Warning, major rant inside* Ripped bills.
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

Re: *Warning, major rant inside* Ripped bills.

Renodante, why are you so enoyed about something small like that? The reason why they probably didn't accept your bills is because you are a gringo and they think people have given you false bills. I never had a problem with any bills. And have some now in my wallet that look like they have been us...
by roddd
Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: running partner in Miraflores
Replies: 11
Views: 2181

Re: running partner in Miraflores

chi chi wrote:If you run past San Miguel, I'll be your running mate.


it will be like running with the invisible man
by roddd
Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: expatperu member of the month
Replies: 13
Views: 3077

Re: expatperu member of the month

And the winner for the most stories told in one month goes to......................
by roddd
Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:03 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Custom charge for ringing 1 or 2 projectors?
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: Custom charge for ringing 1 or 2 projectors?

chi chi wrote:
The chance is very small.


I passed around 25 times through customs at Jorge Chavez and never got a red light.


yet more false information

i passed through customs over 20 times and i got a red light every time

so its just luck if you get a red or green light
by roddd
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Websites to watch shows & movies-free
Replies: 9
Views: 1715

Re: Websites to watch shows & movies-free

i use this website seems to have hundreds of films and nearly all box sets

http://www.1channel.ch/?tv
by roddd
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: My K1 status wife now says she wants to leave the US
Replies: 38
Views: 5188

Re: My K1 status wife now says she wants to leave the US

CHI CHI, you should kiss the land you stand on. It treats you like a human being, and does not abuse you like other countries, the US included, abuse Peruvians in your situation. This USAmale reminds me of John Wayne Bobbitt. I wonder how serious he was when he married his Peruvian wife, who has a ...
by roddd
Thu May 24, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Dog or purse?
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Re: Dog or purse?

they look a good idea but the thief will cut the bag handle so they wont work very good
by roddd
Wed May 23, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 10 soles fine at the airport when losing tarjeta andina
Replies: 19
Views: 2494

Re: 10 soles fine at the airport when losing tarjeta andina

In the past i have used several different hotels in Peru
and they have always photocopied my passport and TAM
but i guess it depends on which Hotel you go to
by roddd
Wed May 23, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 10 soles fine at the airport when losing tarjeta andina
Replies: 19
Views: 2494

Re: 10 soles fine at the airport when losing tarjeta andina

i'm usually asked for it for tax reasons. but i was on the bus to machu pichu once talking with another american tourist and he said the hotel outright denied them and told them they wouldn't let them stay there b/c they didn't have their TAM. which i thought was strange. I am lucky that they accid...
by roddd
Sun May 20, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: American expats are incredibly ethnocentric
Replies: 37
Views: 5097

Re: American expats are incredibly ethnocentric

Complains about Americans then jumps ship to live in the US.............nice Introduce Yourself! by Canelita » Sun May 20, 2012 2:11 pm I'm a Peruvian expat living in the USA. I found this forum while researching foreigners' perspectives about Peru. I think that as an immigrant myself, learning abou...
by roddd
Sun May 20, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Round Trip...or One-Way???
Replies: 69
Views: 13114

Re: Round Trip...or One-Way???

None of that information is applicable to the OP, who has a CE. The onward passage rule only applies to tourists, who don't have a valid resident visa. Then he doesn't need a return ticket but I depends of the airline staff and especially 'if they are in the mood today'. After working more than 10 ...
by roddd
Sat May 19, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Entry Charges in to Peru are getting closer
Replies: 18
Views: 2983

Re: Entry Charges in to Peru are getting closer

will it work in Peru ? i did heard a rumour a few years ago that the US were going to stop the UK waiver visa but if they did that a lot of people from the UK who go to the US to go to Disney World would not go and it would affect Tourism , but then again a lot of tourists that go to Peru may only g...
by roddd
Sat May 19, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru tourism tax of $15 now charged to all airline ticket
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: Peru tourism tax of $15 now charged to all airline ticket

We booked today a ticket with United Airlines from Los Angeles to Lima and noticed that a Peru Tourism Tax of $15 is charged on the ticket. https://www.united.com/web/en-US/apps/booking/flight/reviewRevenue.aspx?sg=0&sgk=10072012-05-280918|8542012-05-281550&SX=0SaiFqpiEzKRV1uyqkoPPhK If you...
by roddd
Fri May 18, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Round Trip...or One-Way???
Replies: 69
Views: 13114

Re: Round Trip...or One-Way???

Every time i fly in they ask me for a return ticket and as i only spend a few months in Peru at a time that's why i reckon some times i only get 60 or 90 days stamped in my passport ,not the 183 stamp that some people seem to think they have to get ,i am sure things will soon change once they get us...
by roddd
Thu May 17, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is Peru the best place you visited?
Replies: 18
Views: 3071

Re: Is Peru the best place you visited?

The most beautifull and cleanest country I lived in is Ireland. Little polution, no dirty factories. Amazing scenery, very friendly and honest people , good food and a lot of 'craic'. The have a nice language and town and villages are upkept and traditional. When there economy picks up again and th...
by roddd
Fri May 11, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: enduro/motocross circuits in peru
Replies: 13
Views: 4484

enduro/motocross circuits in peru

Are there any enduro/motocross circuits in Peru ?
and what are the laws of riding an enduro/motocross bike off road,
are you allowed to ride anywhere or do you have to get permission from the land owner
cheers
by roddd
Thu May 10, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Living abroad for Peruvians is hard
Replies: 10
Views: 1703

Re: Living abroad for Peruvians is hard

My gf and I are in the Philippines. We thinking of coming back to Peru earlier than we planned. She finds it difficult settling in. The language is a burden, the food is different and something is missing that Peru has . Many Peruvians live abroad but I think it's hard for them to settling in in a ...
by roddd
Wed May 09, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The right to work trumps all other rights
Replies: 61
Views: 7098

Re: The right to work trumps all other rights

Teamoperu, imagine yourself have to sell snacks on buses. 7 days a week and up to 16 hours a day barely making enough money to feed your family. How would you react if someone treats you like you are an insect or like a piece of dirt? What would you think if a gringo eats a steak in a topclass rest...
by roddd
Mon May 07, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Working in US
Replies: 9
Views: 4682

Re: Working in US

so you are riding a bike around the Philippines and some one offered you a job in Texas ? B-2 TOURIST VISA HOLDERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES Persons admitted to the United States under a B-2 Tourist Visitor Visa are not allowed to work or receive any kind of payment while staying ...
by roddd
Sun May 06, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Pet Supplies
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Re: Pet Supplies

they might have the collar here http://www.pethouse.com.pe/pethouse/
by roddd
Fri May 04, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Entry Charges in to Peru are getting closer
Replies: 18
Views: 2983

Re: Entry Charges in to Peru are getting closer

chi chi wrote:I don't mind pay $30 if the money is used to help Peruvians.


so you wont mind paying $30 dollars to come back in to Peru every time you border hop then :lol:
by roddd
Thu May 03, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying land to start hostel, help please?
Replies: 8
Views: 4789

Re: Buying land to start hostel, help please?

have a look at the classifieds in elcomercio for a price guide
here is the link http://clasificados.pe/?ref=ec
by roddd
Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: they walk like they drive
Replies: 138
Views: 18014

Re: they walk like they drive

The only time i was called a gringo was when i went to buy a car in Tacna , and all i heard was people shouting Gringo to try and get me to look at and buy their car, after hearing Gringo being shouted for 2 or 3 hours it started to grind my nerves a bit, then i used to get called the Americano when...

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