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by eugene.in.peru
Thu May 07, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody left in Lima? When will the airport open to escape?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Anybody left in Lima? When will the airport open to escape?

AFAIK everything’s open again on the 10th. I assume that includes the airport. Where do you plan to escape to? The reason I ask is because I’m considering escaping TO peru. I hope that you are right but its been already 3 times that quarantine got extended with no end in sight, I'm not as optimisti...
by eugene.in.peru
Thu May 07, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anybody left in Lima? When will the airport open to escape?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Anybody left in Lima? When will the airport open to escape?

Anybody left in Lima? When will the airport open to escape? I've been planning my escape for a few weeks now, with numbers climbing up and no end in sight it might get ugly soon. Is there a reliable prognosis as to when they plan to open the airport in Lima? with the Supremo Decreto de Viszarra with...
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Who to contact re assault?
Replies: 5
Views: 464

Re: Who to contact re assault?

maybe get a restraining order if the assailant is a Tenant in the same building? horrible.. probably contact tv station too! and get a lawyer https://www.google.com/search?q=mujeresabogadas&rlz=1C1CHBF_enPE876PE876&oq=mujeresabogadas&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60l4&sourceid=chrome&ie=U...
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 15
Views: 871

Re: The price of beer?

what is missing in Peru is good selection of Draft IPAs or just any kind of draft beer that is not a Crystal pissner. I miss good old Californian brands like sierra nevada ice cold draft. I'm just going back to drinking vodka.. :oops:
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lima,what are the good district to rent an appartment
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Lima,what are the good district to rent an appartment

also checkout Magdalena that is border San Isidrio - prices are a bit lower than SI, checkout high risers around av. alberto del campo
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: IVF or Fertility clinic in Lima Peru
Replies: 1
Views: 125

IVF or Fertility clinic in Lima Peru

Looking for help and advice on IVF clinics in Lima Peru. We visited several famous clinics, in both cases the "doctors" interacted with us in par with being in a car dealership, just trying to sign the deal, and getting you to buy some extras. One "doctor" out of monte sur clinic...
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 766

Re: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?

almost every other day now, I'm approached by venezolanos in Miraflores asking how to get to San Juan de Miraflores. Its almost absurd why don't they come up with a different name of neighborhood to ask for, or there is some workshop where they all learn to only ask for SJM?
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Magdalena Del Mar
Replies: 25
Views: 5258

Re: Magdalena Del Mar

I would +1 Alan's comment about AirBnb for a few weeks to really know. I've lived just on a border of San Isidrio and it was great. Its definitely one of the safest places, and also it's very relaxed, not much noise or traffic noise, though all streets if they are major, get congested. The main thin...
by eugene.in.peru
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: STOP Drinking Sugary Soda, use SodaStream machine
Replies: 0
Views: 359

STOP Drinking Sugary Soda, use SodaStream machine

Available SodaStream machine, like new, used for 2 months, a handful of times. It comes with Adapter to use REFILLABLE tank for CO2, instead of buying $50 original tank every time, it costs just s/5 to refill at Paintball store. https://articulo.mercadolibre.com.pe/MPE-437392996-remate-gaseosa-agua-...
by eugene.in.peru
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Zizzo EuroMini Folding Bicycle Super light weight - NEW
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: Zizzo EuroMini Folding Bicycle Super light weight - NEW

Price is negotiable, Its a super nice, high quality bike, please see youtube for all the reviews and videos of this exact Brand / Model. My loss is your gain!
by eugene.in.peru
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Zizzo EuroMini Folding Bicycle Super light weight - NEW
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Zizzo EuroMini Folding Bicycle Super light weight - NEW

https://articulo.mercadolibre.com.pe/MP ... 1247345566

contact me =, its brand new aluminum folding bike, ready to ride around miraflores
by eugene.in.peru
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: UK Electrician seeking Expat life
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: UK Electrician seeking Expat life

Sorry not spamming thought maybe better response here Hi I am a qualified Electrician in UK with previous experience working with carpenters/landscapers/stonemasons. Having spent time in Peru in 2012 i would love to come back and live for a while and friends in Peru have invited me over to stay. I ...
by eugene.in.peru
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Immigration attorney?
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: Immigration attorney?

kg2305 wrote:Does anybody know of a reasonably priced immigration lawyer?


www.mujeresabogadas.com - all women lawyers, great firm
by eugene.in.peru
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old
Replies: 2
Views: 715

Re: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old

bosch 90cm oven range and stainless steel bosch hood 90cm
by eugene.in.peru
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old
Replies: 2
Views: 715

Re: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old

BOSCH RANGE OVEN 90cm PRO 545 + BOSCH RANGE HODO 90 CM Stainless steel - 90cm 6 months old
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by eugene.in.peru
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old
Replies: 2
Views: 715

MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old

, table, chairs + sofa + desk + ottomans + TV table/bar are 1 year old.
TAKE EVERYTHING FOR $1000
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Super nice apartment in San Isidro w/ Pool, Gym, Underground parking
Replies: 0
Views: 1074

Super nice apartment in San Isidro w/ Pool, Gym, Underground parking

my apartment is going to be VACANT and for RENT- 3 bedroom flat in San Isidro with POOL + GYM + Underground parking space, I believe The landlord's asking rent is $1000 a month - if you are interested - I can sell you all my appliances + stuff so you can move right in ...if you make a deal with the ...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Small computer desk + office chair = $50
Replies: 0
Views: 967

MOVING: Small computer desk + office chair = $50

I have almost new (still with sticker) BOSCH 90 cm 5 hornillas cooking range / oven and BOSCH 90 cm range hood extractor campana for sale. I bought both new from Fallabella 5 months ago and now moving....my loss is your gain.. $525 USD for both. I also have a SODA STREAM Soda water making machine wi...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Sectional dark brown couch 'L' + Tablet set with chairs + Ottomans
Replies: 0
Views: 927

MOVING: Sectional dark brown couch 'L' + Tablet set with chairs + Ottomans

I have almost new (still with sticker) BOSCH 90 cm 5 hornillas cooking range / oven and BOSCH 90 cm range hood extractor campana for sale. I bought both new from Fallabella 5 months ago and now moving....my loss is your gain.. $525 USD for both. I also have a SODA STREAM Soda water making machine wi...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old
Replies: 6
Views: 1464

MOVING: Bosch stove cocina / horno + campana range hood - 5 months old

I have almost new (still with sticker) BOSCH 90 cm 5 hornillas cooking range / oven and BOSCH 90 cm range hood extractor campana for sale. I bought both new from Fallabella 5 months ago and now moving....my loss is your gain.. $525 USD for both. I also have a SODA STREAM Soda water making machine wi...
by eugene.in.peru
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carpintero / Gasfitero / Pintor / Electricista - I need them all!
Replies: 0
Views: 1065

Carpintero / Gasfitero / Pintor / Electricista - I need them all!

First of all Feliz navidad to you all!

I'm looking for honest!, dependable, and charging Peruvian prices handyman, gasfitero, and electric to do a quick renovation to Kitchen.

Please let me know any contacts?

Really appreciate it!
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reliable private drivers in Lima?
Replies: 3
Views: 1158

Re: Reliable private drivers in Lima?

Go to Claro and trade in your pager for a smartphone then download Uber app. You should be able to get a driver within 3-5 minutes.
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: LIMA TRAFFIC
Replies: 7
Views: 2470

Re: LIMA TRAFFIC

I've been avoiding driving in Lima, right after I shelled out for a car, because taking Uber is actually cheaper. Poor decision to buy a car probably but I wanted to get out of the city to explore. But now that I have a car I have to modify it for Peru, so that I stand out less when I'm driving, I p...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: What's with all the FOR SALE signs?
Replies: 2
Views: 1604

What's with all the FOR SALE signs?

:?: I just got back to Lima after spending 3 months in the states, and seems like everywhere I go, every building has "SE VENDE" sign. I don't remember seeing that many last year when I was here? Anything in particular that is happening in Real Estate market that everybody just feels like ...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Requirements for an American, marrying his Peruvian fiancee
Replies: 10
Views: 4227

Re: Requirements for an American, marrying his Peruvian fiancee

well i live in surco too, 46 & benavides. nice area. but not too much to do. there was one word that was an answer to all your questions, visajourney..dot com.but if you are too lazy to read it all here you go: my suggestion is to either apply for carnet extranjeria, as a pensioner, given that y...
by eugene.in.peru
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Is Remax Legit? For buying an apartment?
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Is Remax Legit? For buying an apartment?

We went to look at an apartment with my wife recently. She liked the place, but for me its really seemed like it could use a facelift, and I told her to offer less. The agent then told us that owner already has an offer for full price, and unless we give $3000 of a deposit and a written offer she is...
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live
Replies: 132
Views: 14784

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live

You can eat for 4€ across all Europe. You just need to know the local places. There is no point for Peru as it is already more expensive than parts of western & south Europe... Here in Switzerland, the only place you can eat for 4 euros is out of a trashcan. Starbucks coffee costs same here as ...
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live
Replies: 79
Views: 6192

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live

Does Google street view even register the thousands of kilometers of roads criss-crossing Peru? I have no idea but I can promise you -- speaking from personal experience traveling by car throughout Peru -- that you will find an entire network of good driveable roads, many which are paved, or at lea...
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live
Replies: 79
Views: 6192

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live

Alpineprince wrote:People calling me Doctor or Maestro (I am neither).
Neither are many of the "medical" "doctors" here. :idea:
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Could driver less cars succeed in Peru?
Replies: 9
Views: 2026

Re: Could driver less cars succeed in Peru?

I've laughed in the past about even a smart car *with* a driver would have trouble here. Take a Tesla, for instance, where you can push a button and put it into its assisted-driving mode. Now imagine it trying to merge into traffic. HAHAHAHAHA. It is going to just sit there because its safety proto...
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live
Replies: 79
Views: 6192

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the best countries to live

mrsteak wrote:So far the arguments are thin....

you can have great food anywhere in the world. Same for doctors. ANYTHING specific to Peru? e.g. "I have xxx only in Peru" :?:


xxx stands for sex?
by eugene.in.peru
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Basketball, Sports, Clubs, Exercise
Replies: 4
Views: 782

Re: Basketball, Sports, Clubs, Exercise

what about good swimming pools? indoor or outdoor, but with flexible hours, and reasonable cost?
by eugene.in.peru
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Online Driving Test for Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: Online Driving Test for Peru

i have a driver license from another country, can i drive with foreign dl? like when renting a car at the airport? Or is passing that test enough to drive in peru? I'm just going off of memory here, but I believe you can drive with a foreign driver's license as you have your passport with you and i...
by eugene.in.peru
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live
Replies: 132
Views: 14784

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live

Mr. Steak, did you ever venture outside Lima? You'll be amazed when you leave Lima. There are so many beautiful, safe and clean cities and towns in Peru. I lived in the country side for 6 years. Food was cheap, housing was cheap. It was safe. No stress. Waking up in the morning and heard the birds ...
by eugene.in.peru
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live
Replies: 132
Views: 14784

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live

Mmmm not too sure about that Adrian. There's very little change in England in council tax and utility bills since I left in 2009 and since I've returned. Council tax is still about the £100 -£120 mark. Although the biggest change has been the crash in house prices since we voted for brexit with hou...
by eugene.in.peru
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live
Replies: 132
Views: 14784

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live

I came to Peru on November 6, 2006, and I have had my moments. Real Estate prices are dropping because of the corruption. Simply put foreign investors are becoming less interested in Peru because of the corruption. I'm sure real estate will be much cheaper in the next years. Current prices are just...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live
Replies: 132
Views: 14784

Re: Why I think Peru is one of the worst countries to live

According to this article http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style ... 88896.html , Peru is not the worst country to live in. Worst is Iraq. So we all can relax now, and enjoy the Peruvian life.
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Sinusuitis
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: Sinusuitis

I have a acute case of sinusitis. Major head cold - loss of equilibrium - feeling intoxicated all the time. Can anyone recommend a specialist or offer suggestions to relieve these symptoms? One that speaks English would be great. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to everyone! Before heading to a...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The rules of Used cars in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1492

Re: The rules of Used cars in Peru

Yeah you can find some good deals - but you need an eye for cars. As a "dunno car user" you will be likely ripped off. I was repairing my car all my life myself (all I had tools for, timing belt had to be done in the garage), so car owners have hard times to cheat me on that :mrgreen: Buy...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The rules of Used cars in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1492

Re: The rules of Used cars in Peru

Personally speaking, we have had two good experiences, but we were lucky. Last time, we looked for a car that was three years old that had all of the brand-garage maintenance receipts. We found one that had been company owned. Great price, and no problems. Prior to that, we found a car being sold b...
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Online Driving Test for Peru
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: Online Driving Test for Peru

i have a driver license from another country, can i drive with foreign dl? like when renting a car at the airport? Or is passing that test enough to drive in peru?
by eugene.in.peru
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Marriage Counseling
Replies: 24
Views: 6153

Re: Marriage Counseling

probably cheaper to just hire a good divorce attorney and be done with it, www.mujeresabogadas.com will be fraction of what a shrink charges
by eugene.in.peru
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The rules of Used cars in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1492

Re: The rules of Used cars in Peru

With prices people charge for used cars here, a new car is an obvious choice, if you are planning to use it for more than 5-8 years. The funny thing is that a car here depreciates just as quickly in the first 3 years as it does in other parts of the car-rich world. But then after 5-8 year mark as if...

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