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by Oliver S
Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to buy.... in Lima *UPDATED*
Replies: 18
Views: 2057

Re: Where to buy.... in Lima

In the Bioferia in Miraflores (Parque Reducto) you get the best yogurt, also Quark and many other milk products.
by Oliver S
Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Red Hot Chili Peppers in LIMA, Sept 2011!
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Re: Red Hot Chili Peppers in LIMA, Sept 2011!

I ll be going too, although I am afraid without John Frusciante it won't be the same (just like it wasnt with Dave Navarro).
by Oliver S
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Chileans advertise Causa, Leche de Tigre as theirs!
Replies: 19
Views: 4829

Re: Chileans advertise Causa, Leche de Tigre as theirs!

Whats your problem guys, once someone stays in Chile and in Peru, he will quickly find out, where he eats better....and that won't be in Chile. The same discussions about Pizza, Hamburger, Chili con carne, Croissants, Hot Dogs and so on. Someone made it first, someone brought it to other places, oth...
by Oliver S
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: fine for overstaying
Replies: 13
Views: 2461

Re: fine for overstaying

The friend of Sunflower probably was very pretty and blonde. It was easier for her than for others.

I need to pay on Thursday evening around 320$. I am only worried about my return actually...will I get into trouble when I am coming back in one month?
by Oliver S
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetarian Eating
Replies: 15
Views: 4213

Re: Vegetarian Eating

Wow!! Thanks for the update Oliver S. It is surprising and very entertaining to my taste-buds to know that. How did you come about the information or what research methods you used to find these events, restaurants, etc? Thanks to living with a peruvian Vegan...if you need detailled advices, I can ...
by Oliver S
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetarian Eating
Replies: 15
Views: 4213

Re: Vegetarian Eating

There are so many vegetarian restaurants, last week even was a big Vegetarian Food-festival in Miraflores and one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the world (awarded!) is in Lima (El AlmaZen). Its not that difficult to find those places, Sabor Y Vida, Govinda, Madre Natura. And great Tofu in lo...
by Oliver S
Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: looking for a personal trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Re: looking for a personal trainer

I am sure that most of them are in this forum, but I dont know who is who. Meetup or also internations are not anonym like the forum :).

http://www.meetup.com/limasocialclub/
by Oliver S
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: looking for a personal trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Re: looking for a personal trainer

Some of the guys in the Lima Social Group (Meetup) have a Personal Trainer, he seems to be really phantastic. Ask them!

I have found this link one day, but I never contacted them (lazy as I am):

http://athometraining.blogspot.com/
by Oliver S
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Thai Jasmine rice or Basmati rice
Replies: 5
Views: 999

Re: Thai Jasmine rice or Basmati rice

in Conquistadores, close to Plaza Real, there is japanese supermarket - now I know you re looking for indian rices, but I think they have quite a range of different stuff there too. Thats San Isidro
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Thats great, however, I feel a bit "ignored", from the early beginning I wanted to join, I even confirmed it here several times. But thats ok, I made a mistake with my pm, so it was my fault. I probably wont be there in July, so I wont be able to come to the next one either. good luck for ...
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Unfortunately, you did not send me your adress or phone-number....I had sent a PM to you too (however, I checked now "sent messages" and cant find it, so I may have done sth wrong). Its a pity, I was waiting the whole day for news.

So what happened?
by Oliver S
Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

Re: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

Thanks to all who came around last friday, I think we all had a great night in Lima27. First people arrived around 7:30, last people left at 01:00. All in all around 65 persons came, from Peru, USA, UK, Germany, Australia, China, Chile, Uruguay, Canada, Poland, Ukraine, Venezuela, Ecuador, The Nethe...
by Oliver S
Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

7 is fine for me!
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Weekends are a bit complicated for me, weekdays fit better for me. In the future, we can do it at my place in Miraflores too, which is also quite spacy and the garden is nice (just not now with the rainy weather).
by Oliver S
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

Re: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

Thanks for a lot of interest also from this forum, but there were some open questions. Internations exists currently in 90 countries, with 245 local communities and more than 300 monthly events all over the world, so no matter where you go for your work or on your travels, you will always find a per...
by Oliver S
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

So we should meet soon, maybe first of all to plan things for the future and to talk a bit about our creative works before we get too much into (written) details. Everybody is welcome, from Amateurs to Nobelprize Winners. Just to figure out when and where, I always like Madre Natura to meet, cause i...
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

Re: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

The problem with the German Club in Surco is - there are no germans :) But a lot of "german-peruvians", people with some greatgrandfather who had a german shepard. But you can get some small variety of German food there and since it is always always empty, you have this huge room on your o...
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

Re: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

never heard of a german social group in town. :roll: However, Internations is especially interesting for those, who want to expand their own personal network, want to get new business contacts as well as getting to know people from other countries - or simply making friends. If someone only wants to...
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

Dear expats, I am the new Internations-Ambassador of Lima now. Internations is an Expatriate Community for Expats worldwide, meanwhile present with communities in 273 cities across all countries of the world and since 2008 also in Lima. So in the Internations-Community of Lima you find people from a...
by Oliver S
Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 3459

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Of course I join too! I am not sure about my writing friends, since they don't live in Peru :). But I will ask around, I think someone told me some weeks ago about some project he was working on, I just cannot remember anymore who it was :)
by Oliver S
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers Wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 2801

Re: Writers Wanted

so if THEY don't answer, all other interested are simply invited to do something on our own. No matter in which language, spanish, french, german, english, chinese, still we can have some meetup to talk about our creative works and ideas.
by Oliver S
Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers Wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 2801

Re: Writers Wanted

I'd love to join you guys, since I am currently working on a new novel. However, even though I could write in English too, I am writing in my native tongue, anyway, I could do of course some rough translations of it.
by Oliver S
Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Meetup on Friday in Madre Natura
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Meetup on Friday in Madre Natura

Hi, we have a meetup on Friday in Madre Natura, at 11:30am, organized by me through the Lima Social Club (http://www.meetup.com/limasocialclub/). Come around! (Watch out for the guy with the red camera, thats me). There will be Americans, Canadians, Europeans, Peruvians. We might go to Caplina after...
by Oliver S
Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Meeting other expats in person
Replies: 23
Views: 3133

Re: Meeting other expats in person

And there is also a meetup-group, that also has a meeting on Friday and on Saturday.
http://www.meetup.com/limasocialclub/.
by Oliver S
Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Meetup Friday: Piscobar & Karaoke in The Stage
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Meetup Friday: Piscobar & Karaoke in The Stage

Hi maybe you heard about the Lima Social Club Meetup-Group (http://www.meetup.com/limasocialclub/), we are having a get together tomorrow at 20:00 in the Piscobar in Cantuarias/Miraflores, then at 22:00 a reservation for "The Stage", which is Karaoke with a live band (in Schell, at the end...
by Oliver S
Tue Dec 21, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: spinning
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: spinning

In the Air Sports Club in Larcomar. 6 or 7 times a day!
by Oliver S
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What to consider if importing a laptop?
Replies: 17
Views: 2438

Re: What to consider if importing a laptop?

If you buy a laptop by mail what do you do when you have a technical problem? It will cost you a lot of money and time to send it back where it came from. Wrong, I can use all technical services of Samsung for example all over the world. I just contact Samsung directly and of course not Amazon or w...
by Oliver S
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:02 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

Re: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

Like said before, it takes some time to make a Pizza, not just 20minutes. Of course homemade can be very delicious too. But when I have finished my work in the night, I am exhausted and have no pacience to cook.

In that case, better to go to Favola again.
by Oliver S
Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:16 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

Re: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

Something completely different: Röstizza! I actually only wanted to eat some Rösti, a famous swiss dish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%B6sti), but when i was sitting there in the - by the way - very nice restaurant of the Swiss Club, I saw sth called Röstizza on the menu. I was curious and order...
by Oliver S
Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Has anyone just up and moved?
Replies: 34
Views: 3420

Re: Has anyone just up and moved?

This country is full of chances. With the right idea and motivation you can do whatever you like to. However, me and many friends of mine have internet jobs. I am virtually far away and sell my products to China, Australia, Europe - but have Peru outside. And I like it. If this country is good for s...
by Oliver S
Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What to consider if importing a laptop?
Replies: 17
Views: 2438

Re: What to consider if importing a laptop?

Moreover I needed a keyboard on the laptop that fits to my needs (with some öäüß...). Where is your problem the the ö ä ü ß??? I have a Spanish keyboard and still get these nice German letters. How? Quite easy: Next to the P is a key with ¨, so press this and directly afterwards the a, u or o and v...
by Oliver S
Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What to consider if importing a laptop?
Replies: 17
Views: 2438

Re: What to consider if importing a laptop?

I get my new laptop this sunday. I checked prices in Lima and here the same model would be double price... Moreover I needed a keyboard on the laptop that fits to my needs (with some öäüß...). But importing? Crazy! It was already horrible to get my Iphone sent to over here. We needed three weeks to ...
by Oliver S
Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

Re: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

Quite an interesting article about the history of Pizza at Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_pizza
by Oliver S
Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

Re: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

invented in the USA...thats quite an interesting way of looking at the history...You probably even think Hamburgers and Hot dogs are american inventions, things that central-europeans already ate when we thought the world is a disc? Already 800 bc they used to make Focaccia (Fugazza), Tarte Flambee ...
by Oliver S
Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

Re: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

Its difficult to say there is a best pizza in the world, especially since there are so many different ways of making it. I had great ones in Piemont, in Naples, in Rome. I loved one from hannover, the owners of that restaurant were from India..:) And the best pizza-memory I connect with a small rest...
by Oliver S
Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: We need a goalkeeper!
Replies: 1
Views: 453

We need a goalkeeper!

Hi, we need a goalkeeper for a small match on Monday evening in Barranco! We are some germans, peruvians, one canadian. It's our first match, we are playing just for fun of course, but of course we want to win, so if you like to play with us, and you are a good goalkeeper (you can be from England to...
by Oliver S
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: (maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola
Replies: 16
Views: 2984

(maybe?) The Best Pizza in Lima: Favola

FAVOLA Av. Emilio Cavenecia 162 San Isidro 221-7757 reservas.[email protected].com ------------------------------------------------------------ Peruvians and italian restaurants - that does not really work. They simply do not get the right feeling for garlic, olive-oil, balsamico, oregano and so on...It...
by Oliver S
Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: chiropractor recommendation
Replies: 29
Views: 8163

Re: chiropractor recommendation

why do you discuss this at all. Everybody should know himself what is the best for his body. Some have made good, some have made bad experiences! Me for example, I would prefer the Dorn-Method, but there is no one in Lima, so I would go to chiropractor if really needed before even thinking about goi...
by Oliver S
Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Vegetarian restaurants in Lima?
Replies: 15
Views: 7960

Re: Vegetarian restaurants in Lima?

Hierbabuena closed now. And it wasnt a vegetarian restaurant either. Maybe Govinda missing here so far. Xibalba, there are many vegetarians in town! Almost every week they organise vegetarian or vegan parilladas! They have a facebook-group, I can look for it if you like to. I am not vegetarian, actu...
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Don't forget to register your cell phone
Replies: 8
Views: 1236

Re: Don't forget to register your cell phone

Ok, gracias, danke.

I called and a voice told me, that my number is already registered!
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Don't forget to register your cell phone
Replies: 8
Views: 1236

Re: Don't forget to register your cell phone

El Tunche wrote:you have to send a text message whit your document number and your name




......to.....?
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Don't forget to register your cell phone
Replies: 8
Views: 1236

Re: Don't forget to register your cell phone

No actually it was long ago, in March 2009, but that was Claro, now I have Movistar and if I am not wrong, I also got it without any documents.

Hmm, strange. On the movistar-site I cant find anything about a registration.
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Don't forget to register your cell phone
Replies: 8
Views: 1236

Re: Don't forget to register your cell phone

But don't you register actually when you buy your pre-paid card? When I went to Telefonica to get my sim, they asked for my dni and everything. So I guess, I should be registered then!?
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cinderella - Christmas Pantomime
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Cinderella - Christmas Pantomime

This is probably going to be a great and funny show!

Which one of the shows do you recommend for children, supongo the one on saturday, right?
by Oliver S
Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internet Speed & Reliability
Replies: 48
Views: 18414

Re: Internet Speed & Reliability

Good gravy, 6550 miles away from the server??!! For comparison, my connection in the states. http://www.speedtest.net/result/1040950101.png FWIW, I haven't had problems with my connection when I was in Peru, moreso the pc's than the connection. I'm a bit surprised the internet places down there hav...
by Oliver S
Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Entrepreneur Meetup
Replies: 14
Views: 2406

Re: Entrepreneur Meetup

There was nothing like that of course. It was really a nice and interesting evening. 2 americans, 2 europeans that all run their business here and there. Different points of views, different experiences and a lot of similiarties.
I enjoyed it.
by Oliver S
Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: For those with dogs!
Replies: 16
Views: 1699

Re: For those with dogs!

by the way, since my gf is vegetarian she was looking for vegetarian dog food too in Lima and she found something. And we tried it out with them (we have 4) and they were really crazy about it! They love it! The name is Knino !They have "normal" food too, but all very good quality and not ...
by Oliver S
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: DJ work posibilities
Replies: 7
Views: 861

Re: DJ work posibilities

I guess it is the best to contact the DJs themselves no? They might be rivals, but the few djs I know myself are very lovely and always helpful. When you have worked in these - for peruvians - exotic places in Ireland or other european countries and if you re style and your music are different and n...
by Oliver S
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Basketball, Sunday 29th @ 12-1pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1821

Re: Basketball, Sunday 29th @ 12-1pm

This is close to Maria Reiche, no? Which block is it, around 10th no? I would like to! However, there is the Agiiity for Dogs where the Faro is on sunday and this ends at 1pm, so probably I wont make it, but I ll try to (and since this is the last event for the dogs this year, the next sundays would...
by Oliver S
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: New to Lima and looking to meet people
Replies: 10
Views: 1607

Re: New to Lima and looking to meet people

This week is full of interesting meetings...I sent you a mail.

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