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by jumpinjack
Tue May 26, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: When will the airport be open?
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: When will the airport be open?

woodchuck wrote:I am trying to book a flight back to the US for surgery on both of my shoulders.
Does anyone have an exact date Jose Chavez will be open?
Thanks & stay safe.

That sounds like elective surgery, ain't happening in the US right now.
by jumpinjack
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: TV news readers here
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: TV news readers here

Teleprompter stop go speed up slow down.
by jumpinjack
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Good to know for the OP or anyone else who wants to learn Spanish in Peru. :D I wonder if that is the 'trick' the OP was looking for to 'trick' immigration? Who knows? It is an option if they have a few quid and want to stay longer, if not - it might help someone else who wants to stay on and learn...
by jumpinjack
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

billybob72 wrote:Good to know for the OP or anyone else who wants to learn Spanish in Peru. :D


I wonder if that is the 'trick' the OP was looking for to 'trick' immigration?
by jumpinjack
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru, the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the...
by jumpinjack
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the ...
by jumpinjack
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru, the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the...
by jumpinjack
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru, the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the ...
by jumpinjack
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

billybob72 wrote:it would be probably the best value for money for anything anywhere. :D

Except if you are looking for any of those class credits transferable to a first word country, probably ain't going to happen.
by jumpinjack
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Are those fees the same for folks with tourist visas as they are for citizens? Can a tourist even enroll?
by jumpinjack
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

What you could do is enrol at PUCP's Spanish for foreigners course, not all that expensive and take your enrolment papers to immigration and you should get an extension. Apparently, you are meant to enter on a tourist visa to study in Peru and set it all up in country. So try that (or one of the ot...
by jumpinjack
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Feel good supplement
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Re: Feel good supplement

woodchuck wrote:What has anyone tried for depression?
Thanks.

PISCO!!
by jumpinjack
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: CASH ADVANCE?
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: CASH ADVANCE?

I would think any Peruvian fees would be comparable to a simple Peruvian atm fee.
Seems the easiest way to find out is make a test withdrawal.
by jumpinjack
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: Is this legal???

Re: Is this legal??? Postby woodchuck » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:55 pm Re: Is this legal??? Postby jumpinjack » Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:01 am Well, if the owner does not respect a renter who pays on time, you should just move. I have some $60,000 invested with improvements; I AM NOT A RENTER. I can't just mo...
by jumpinjack
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: Is this legal???

Well, if the owner does not respect a renter who pays on time, you should just move.
by jumpinjack
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: Is this legal???

woodchuck wrote:Good info, but how does this help my situation?
Thanks.

With 4.2 million without electricity, seems you are are not alone. Doesn't help but you are not the only one.
by jumpinjack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Tablo 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder [DVR]
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Re: Tablo 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder [DVR]

JUSH wrote: I had no idea this item would only work in the USA and Canada.


Oops. Roku is a better option, anyway. Looks like your thing requires a subscription fee.
by jumpinjack
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Stuck in the Visa Process (to the US) for my Peruvian Husband
Replies: 18
Views: 1005

Re: Stuck in the Visa Process (to the US) for my Peruvian Husband

Jlu wrote:Dear Expats ,
I've emailed them and they said just make an interview appointment...

What part of "make an interview appointment" do you not understand?
by jumpinjack
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 1295

Re: Should we be pissed off?

IMO, any company that sells an item of "value" should have parts to fix this item. This applies to a car to a vacuum cleaner & everything in between. The phone is not functional as the cracks are extensive over the faceplate but does work if you have the patience for the various butto...
by jumpinjack
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Who to contact re assault?
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Who to contact re assault?

IMO, the "nature of the sexual assault" is not important. This man stole her privacy & violated her right to consent. Any more details would only serve titillating purposes. A simple question for clarification to see if a lawyer would take the case. She may be from a country that cons...
by jumpinjack
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Who to contact re assault?
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Who to contact re assault?

Dear Expat Peru community, I have a friend who was recently sexually assaulted right outside her own apartment by a tenant of the same building here in Lima. She did a denuncia against him, but what else can she do? Are there lawyers who deal with this type of issue? She is a US citizen and the agg...
by jumpinjack
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2534

Re: How can I get my package?

woodchuck wrote:Official Update:
CBD oil is expensive in Peru

How much does it cost in Peru? I was under the impression it was unavailable. If I needed it for pain and it is available I would just bite the bullet and lay out the soles.
by jumpinjack
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Ceiling fan
Replies: 9
Views: 574

Re: Ceiling fan

Hmmm, that camera/cell phone adapter sounds interesting. Could you post a pic?
Thanks, best wishes.
by jumpinjack
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Ceiling fan
Replies: 9
Views: 574

Re: Ceiling fan

What question would I ask "How to post a pic in expatperu?" Google gave me no answer. Any other suggestions?
Thanks. Have a nice day.
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Ceiling fan
Replies: 9
Views: 574

Re: Ceiling fan

Can you tell me how to do that, post pictures? They ARE in great shape!
Thanks
by jumpinjack
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Ceiling fan
Replies: 9
Views: 574

Re: Ceiling fan

If I bring them, can I stay in a cottage?
by jumpinjack
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: kimkim- Lima job opening! (travel specialist)
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Re: kimkim- Lima job opening! (travel specialist)

How much is the pay?
by jumpinjack
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1192

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

69roadrunner wrote:Nothing wrong with dreaming, I guess. We shall see.

Yeah "Hope and Dream".
by jumpinjack
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2534

Re: How can I get my package?

So you will ask a friend to risk federal prosecution by mailing contraband across state lines? CBD oil is legal in all states and can be mailed across state lines. What part of mailing across state lines do you not understand? USA to Peru crosses several international state lines. Seems to be a que...
by jumpinjack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Looking for a job in Lima (Business Intelligence/Data Governance/Risk Management/Planning and Control...)
Replies: 1
Views: 742

Re: Looking for a job in Lima (Business Intelligence/Data Governance/Risk Management/Planning and Control...)

Hi everybody! I'm Laura, italian, 28 years old and in love with Lima so I'm desperately trying to find a job in Lima I studied Economics and Finance and I have been working in the Banking/Financial sector (big banks) for more than 5 years : - Business Intelligence / Analytics /Statistics /etc. - Da...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Sports bars in Lima?
Replies: 20
Views: 9849

Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Wiracocha wrote:What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
Cheers,
W

Interesting. I had to look up Ausie football. I always thought Ausie football was like American football, just a different field size and minor rule differences like Canadian football.
Looks more like Rugby to me.
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2534

Re: How can I get my package?

Update on package containing CBD oil: 1. Finally received mail from customs telling why they are holding my package. 2. Finally had a phone #, but no one answers from 11 am to 3:15 pm (must be taking a long lunch). 3. From the internet find that there could be substantial fees if package is not pic...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Not sure if I spell it right chela (beer) with friends.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgys7Rjdw3Y
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1067

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

Does anyone know how much it costs to build with timber in Peru? I recently visited a jungle eco-lodge in the Peruvian Amazon (Pucallpa area) and am now curious to identify a cost estimate to buildings in timber. I am working on putting a business plan together for the development of a eco-lodge. S...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Well Glory Be you finally paid attention!!!! You should take a lil Miller Time once in a while. That "taza de cafe pasado". Coffee, it would seem, looking at you, to make one uptight, overly excitable and a bit supercilious. BTW this is not a coffee thread either, you may want to direct me...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

That is a US website ! ! ! Sorry but I have no way to check its prices because have no account with them.. But as you wrote..... , $3.33 per pound sound a bit overpriced.. One question my friend. Do you drink coffee in Peru, other than the "Nescafe instant coffee" ? Yes it is a US site. W...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1206

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Smart move where would that be? Got a link? lol :wink:
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

windsportinperu wrote:
jumpinjack wrote:Nope no plans. Did I give that impression?


Well, you are who put that link about imported Colombian coffee sold in Perú

Have no idea what you are taking about. Are you in the correct thread?
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1206

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Jumpin, thanks for your sudden interest in learning more about spanish, hope you do not forget the spanish phrase "taza de cafe pasado", this way your life in Peru will be more enjoyable :D Thanks, just as you hope I forget you did not answer, but I prefer the Miller Time. Coffee, it woul...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Nope no plans. Did I give that impression?
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1206

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Jumpin, in spanish the word "criminal" is frequently used as "murderer" as well. You might search these two Spanish words in google "criminal" + "mato" or "criminal" + "asesino" Hope this helps to prove that my knowledge of spanish is pris...
by jumpinjack
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1206

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

windsportinperu wrote:Formidable, You are right. . My confusing comes from the fact that in Spanish the word "criminal" is usually consider as "asesino" or murderer in English.

Now what flavor of Spanish is that? Love to see that dictionary reference. lol
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1206

Re: Argentina Economic Crisis is awful, will it affect Peru ?

Maybe they will bring their cattle with them and knowledge so we can have some decent beef.
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 924

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Well stay with your opinions, I stay with facts and I do not suffer from any afflictions you name.
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2534

Re: How can I get my package?

So you will ask a friend to risk federal prosecution by mailing contraband across state lines?
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 924

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Just check the stock market you will find the stocks are no where near crappy, they are gold. You can find that food all over the world. Can you say the same of food from your side of the fence?
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1462

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

windsportinperu wrote:Cafe Altomayo, 500 grms - 16 ounces for 12 soles about 3.4 usd

https://www.plazavea.com.pe/cafe-tostad ... lsa-500g/p

Close but no banana. $3.33 per pound
https://www.costco.com/Kirkland-Signatu ... 61434.html
by jumpinjack
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost of living in the Cusco area
Replies: 11
Views: 924

Re: Cost of living in the Cusco area

Once again, sorry I offend thee. Maybe you should loosen up a bit and not be so uptight and try something new. Of course we will have different taste, we grew up on different sides of the fence. Doesn't mean my side or your side is better, I am only trying to relate to a fellow American, from the sa...
by jumpinjack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: US Social Security while living in Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 725

Re: US Social Security while living in Peru

ok, thanks for that. So they tax heavily any money you pull from a bank? Do you know what that rate is? To save some FEES you can open a bank account in Peru and have direct deposit from the US but you need a bank account and to have a bank account you need legal resident status a tourist visa will...

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