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by roddd
Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Room for one more ?
Replies: 6
Views: 3102

Re: Room for one more ?

Develop a business plan based on your research, obtain financing and give it a whirl. I had looked into this 2-3 yrs ago when a property came on the market, but the numbers did not justify the effort for me. YMMV! Do you have experience in working in hotels or hostals??? If not, it's highly recomme...
by roddd
Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Room for one more ?
Replies: 6
Views: 3102

Room for one more ?

i am thinking of starting a business in Peru and one of the ideas i had was to open a Hostel i know there are a lot of hostels in Miraflores but there must be room for one more or do you think there are too many already ? i have been in several Hostels and Hotels in the past in Peru, and some have b...
by roddd
Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:02 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru vs. Philippines
Replies: 28
Views: 7195

Re: Peru vs. Philippines

you will be sadly missed Walter Mitty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Mitty
by roddd
Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Long Term Car Rental in Lima
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Re: Long Term Car Rental in Lima

i think you would be better off buying a half decent car
it would work out a lot cheaper than renting a car for 6-9 months
by roddd
Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and the Falkland / Malvina Islands
Replies: 52
Views: 9467

Re: Peru and the Falkland / Malvina Islands

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstop ... warns.html

Lets hope the Argies wait until we have built a new aircraft carrier first :)
by roddd
Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Gun Laws!
Replies: 236
Views: 55511

Re: Gun Laws!

chi chi wrote:I don't need a gun.

I fight with my fists...like a real man.


you told us you used a broken bottle that's not a real man thing to do is it
by roddd
Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Working Illegally
Replies: 35
Views: 7905

Re: Working Illegally

It's very important that people know that the government is doing this. live without a CE etc. and never have a problem. There's no need at all to have a CE to live in Peru. I live in Peru for over 3 years. You just have to cross the border every 183 days . i cant understand how people can just kee...
by roddd
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: International driving licence
Replies: 7
Views: 2187

Re: International driving licence

i got a International Driving Permit in the UK from the post office it was good to have when i bought a car in Tacna and drove it t0 Lima as i got stopped several times

http://www.theaa.com/getaway/idp/index.html
by roddd
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Need relationship advice
Replies: 96
Views: 14621

Re: Need relationship advice

i think chi chi also known as euroman gets the troll of the year award People like you who write offending comments that have nothing to do with the topic are trolls. The OP asked for relationship advice and your offending posts have nothing to do with that. Your are downgrading the level of this w...
by roddd
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Green tea
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: Green tea

thanks for the replies
by roddd
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Need relationship advice
Replies: 96
Views: 14621

Re: Need relationship advice

I would nominate this girl for the gold medal for being 'brichera of the year'. or rather....the words as written by andyg makes this girl look like a nominee for brichera of the year....we dont know the facts - only what we can read in an online chat forum. Yeah, either the girl gets the award for...
by roddd
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Green tea
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Green tea

does anyone know where i can buy Green tea in Miraflores ?
thanks
by roddd
Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: fees for renewing british passport in lima
Replies: 11
Views: 1964

Re: fees for renewing british passport in lima

yes i am sure the embassy can give advice that's about all they do can now
child s passport via Washington 135 dollars
if i get it in London it will cost the equivalent of 75 dollars
not much help if you are in Peru i know
by roddd
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: fees for renewing british passport in lima
Replies: 11
Views: 1964

Re: fees for renewing british passport in lima

Where is the problem? Do I miss something? You are living in Lima on your British passport?! So why don't you get in contact with the British Embassy in Miraflores. Their phone number is 617 3000 or visit them in this big torre opposite Larcomar. because now when you need to renew or get a new Brit...
by roddd
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:18 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Flying to Lima
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Flying to Lima

i have been flying to Lima from the UK with continental airlines for a long time ,i see the fares are now around the 900 pound mark , what other airlines do people on here use that are cheaper ? i know cheaper is not always better the first time i flew to Lima it was with Iberia and that was the wor...
by roddd
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Are wages really lower in Peru???
Replies: 112
Views: 18099

Re: Are wages really lower in Peru???

People in Peru are poor but they are happy. In Europe and the US people are complaining all the time. Last week in Belgium and some other countries in Europe where on strike. And most of them were people working for the government. They have already higher wages, better working conditions and bette...
by roddd
Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: I start working at the airport.
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

Re: I start working at the airport.

well done chi chi
you do sound a lot like Euroman though :)
by roddd
Sun Nov 13, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: No More Departure Taxes in Lima
Replies: 2
Views: 635

No More Departure Taxes in Lima

is it correct there is no more departure tax to be paid when leaving the airport ?
as it is now included in your ticket
Rodd
by roddd
Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Fees
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Fees

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by roddd
Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Fees
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Fees

There is a phone number on the bottom of the screen Jirón Esteban Camere 320, San Roque. Surco (Lima – Perú) - Teléfonos: 274-3339 y 274-2955 I am pretty sure they can tell you..( is also quicker instead of waiting for an answer here :roll: ) thats very true however i am in the UK at the moment and...
by roddd
Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Fees
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Fees

that's 82 views that don't know the answer then :D
by roddd
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Fees
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Fees

Hello
does anyone know what the fees are at this school ?

http://www.sanroque.edu.pe/

thanks
by roddd
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:04 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Does the 'gringo' price really exist?
Replies: 49
Views: 5683

Re: Does the 'gringo' price really exist?

hmmmm el conquistador huh?... i'd say ol euroman is back and in fine form Not that it matters much, I've been thinking the same thing for a while. and now this shows up: "I live like a millionaire and feel like a billionaire." from: http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&a...
by roddd
Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: On line spanish course.
Replies: 23
Views: 2878

Re: On line spanish course.

i have been using this site :)
http://www.livemocha.com/
by roddd
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: On line spanish course.
Replies: 23
Views: 2878

Re: On line spanish course.

been here 3 years and my spanish is is still horrible. i just don't enjoy the process. That's my problem too. People say " you'll pick up the language so quickly by living there ". Well, not if you don't put in the effort. I have no real love or interest in learning languages and have to ...
by roddd
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: visa stamp
Replies: 6
Views: 872

visa stamp

do you tell immigration how many days you want to stay in Peru or do they stamp your passport using the dates on your ticket i ask because they used to give me 180 days but the last time it was just 60 days ( my ticket was just for a month)
cheers
by roddd
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Police bribery on Panamericana Sur
Replies: 12
Views: 2328

Re: Police bribery on Panamericana Sur

most i ever get asked for is 20 soles and then i wont even pay that bribe :D
by roddd
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to take a cheap taxi TO the airport?
Replies: 21
Views: 2190

Re: How to take a cheap taxi TO the airport?

i always use taxi green they normally charge me about 20 dollars
to go from the airport to Miraflores might seem expensive
but after having just spent around 900 pounds to fly from London
i find its a bargain :D
by roddd
Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Best retirement area in Peru?
Replies: 23
Views: 2376

Re: 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 th...
by roddd
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What The Fukushima Is Going On In Omaha?
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Re: What The Fukushima Is Going On In Omaha?

and there is me thinking this is a forum about Peru :)
by roddd
Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Rosetta Stone
Replies: 9
Views: 2242

Re: Rosetta Stone

try this its free :D

http://www.livemocha.com
by roddd
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Dead.
Replies: 148
Views: 18081

Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead.

US diver on maverick mission to find Bin Laden's body

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13764385
by roddd
Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Time takes for package to clear Peruvian customs
Replies: 13
Views: 4994

Re: Time takes for package to clear Peruvian customs

does this affect all packages as i have sent some items
from the UK using Royal Mail
by roddd
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Legal implications
Replies: 8
Views: 1203

Re: Legal implications

yes, that is true... and once your name is on there, you only have 7 months to deny it if you don't think the baby is yours. yes, there would be legal and financial implications. you would go through what is called juicio de alimentos and they would determine the amount... usually at least 30 to 50...
by roddd
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: An appointment w/ Policia de Extranjeria
Replies: 16
Views: 2124

Re: An appointment w/ Policia de Extranjeria

rubble wrote:bickyburger

"You could have gone to your consulate. Tell them what happened and they would have provided you with a new passport so that you could `sneak´out of the country."

Euroman...is that you?


sounds like :D
by roddd
Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: what changes
Replies: 3
Views: 751

what changes

can anyone tell me whats going on now that Humala has won
as i have not been paying to much attention to the news in Peru
how is it going to affect non-peruvians/tourists :?:
by roddd
Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: looking for a job? Then, just hang around on the street.
Replies: 30
Views: 4910

Re: looking for a job? Then, just hang around on the street.

anyone know what has happened to Euroman or is he still in Belgium where to be honest i think he never left :D
by roddd
Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Replies: 0
Views: 376

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Hi
does anyone know when the band Red Hot Chili Peppers is coming to Lima ?
cheers :)
by roddd
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: found dream home
Replies: 13
Views: 1984

Re: found dream home

i think she meant they pay 1200 each, so 1200x3 = 3600 + the 400 = 4000 :D
cant believe the owner would cut 800 off the rent though

i do have the feeling these posts are buy a familiar story teller :D
by roddd
Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Halal
Replies: 2
Views: 1714

Re: Halal

you can ask at these Restaurants they might be able to help you :D

http://www.indianfoodsguide.com/indian- ... /lima.html
by roddd
Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: found dream home
Replies: 13
Views: 1984

Re: found dream home

Rodd, We are a group of 4 beautiful young girls and girls have more fun together. We all like shopping and eating in nice places. We like to pray together. We all have a university degree and 3 of us have a high income. We like designer clothes, jewellery and high tech gadgets. Men have other inter...
by roddd
Tue May 31, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: found dream home
Replies: 13
Views: 1984

Re: found dream home

At meeting I had yesterday with muslim cleric, I met 3 other girls. As we all rented room or small flat, we went together to look for house or flat today. We found nice house today in San Isidro. It has 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom (2 with jacuzzi), private indoor and heated swimming pool. The owner wi...
by roddd
Tue May 31, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: converting to Islam
Replies: 11
Views: 1454

Re: converting to Islam

Yesterday, I had meeting with muslim clerics at the Marriot Hotel in Miraflores. I was impressed that so many young and highly educated Peruvians are converting to Islam and studying the Holy Koran. It about 50/50 men and woman. The cleric told me that Islam is the fastest growing religion in Latin...
by roddd
Tue May 31, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: KLM Prices?????????
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

Re: KLM Prices?????????

also you need to try different days of the week Plane tickets are the cheapest during the early part of the week. Monday night is when most air fare discounts are launched. Tuesday is the day people purchase the most airline tickets. Wednesday is also a good day to buy airline tickets. sounds strang...
by roddd
Thu May 26, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: making top money and be your own boss
Replies: 37
Views: 14699

Re: making top money and be your own boss

Roach-Coach.jpg
what you need is a Roach Coach :D
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what you need is a Roach Coach :D
by roddd
Wed May 25, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: construction
Replies: 13
Views: 1797

Re: construction

i don't think he recognised himself :D
by roddd
Wed May 25, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The Happy Wallet
Replies: 1
Views: 2640

Re: The Happy Wallet

you confused the main man there because he did not know you have to click on the word true :lol:
but i would think it must be false i cant think that if you dropped you wallet that anyone would return it unless
it had a note of a promise of a big reward in it
by roddd
Wed May 25, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Belgian Chocolates
Replies: 1
Views: 955

Re: Belgian Chocolates

there you go a good job opportunity making and selling hand made Belgian chocolates :D
by roddd
Mon May 23, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: a good hamburger
Replies: 17
Views: 4675

Re: a good hamburger

When I want gringo grub I head to the tried and true.... Calle de las pizzas, Miraflores Calle de pizzas??? I got sick there when I first visited Lima. I ate a pizza and ended up in hospital. 25 soles for the pizza + 250 soles for the hospital + 75 soles for the pharmacia. Total cost of the pizza 3...
by roddd
Sun May 22, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Chorillos/Calloa
Replies: 7
Views: 845

Re: Chorillos/Calloa

you keep wanting to move around to different districts are the Peruvian Mafia after you :D

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