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by koplinfamilia
Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Drivers Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 987

Drivers Needed

We are looking for reliable drivers with late model cars for transportation services with our company. You must have the ability to work legally in Peru and be able to provide either a recibo por honorario or a factura. Timeliness is a must. Services include airport transfers, full day transportatio...
by koplinfamilia
Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tax Preparer Recomendation
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Tax Preparer Recomendation

Can anyone give me a recommendation of someone who prepares US taxes for them, especially someone who has a business here? I´m not looking for offers but recommendations from others who have used a very good tax preparer (our situation is a bit complicated so someone with a lot of experience doing f...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: quieter, more tranquil life with kids, any suggestions
Replies: 9
Views: 2504

Re: quieter, more tranquil life with kids, any suggestions

I am following this topic, we too are at our witts end here in Lima and looking for the same things as yourself. I agree, Lima will expand South, it is expanding but not yet with good infrastructure past Lurin. We would be interested in something inexpensive heading South, but where? We've found lan...
by koplinfamilia
Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: P/T Drivers/Guides
Replies: 0
Views: 858

P/T Drivers/Guides

Do you have your own car, is it in excellent condition and less than four years old? Are you able to work on a part time basis, legally here in Peru? We are looking for drivers who own their own late model vehicle (sedan or van) and are interested in services to the airport, per hour or long distanc...
by koplinfamilia
Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Driver/Tour Guides Needed in Lima
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

Driver/Tour Guides Needed in Lima

We are in need of the following on a part-time basis. Drivers: we need both English and Spanish speaking drivers which can provide the following: H1 Van or auto (Models no older than 2011) All insurance and permits current for Lima Legal ability to work in Peru, Recibos por honorarios Celular phone ...
by koplinfamilia
Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cajamarca Hotels
Replies: 0
Views: 1054

Cajamarca Hotels

I'm looking for some recommendations for relatively inexpensive hotels/hostals/homestays what have you in Cajamarca. Are only real requirement is that it is clean, other than that we just need something basic. Nature close by and a fireplace would be wonderful.
by koplinfamilia
Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Oxapampa buses??
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

Re: Oxapampa buses??

We used Lobato in June of 2011 and although we got there in one piece I was sure we were going to die on the way... there is only one other company (at that point anyway) servicing Oxapapma and they didn´t look any better. The locals say there are always overturned Lobato buses on the roads.... ther...
by koplinfamilia
Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lima - Tarapoto
Replies: 7
Views: 2410

Lima - Tarapoto

We live in Lima and are axious to get out and explore, so we are thinking about driving to Tarapoto and back while seeing as much as possible along the way. There are a few alternatives for the trip but what would be the safest (we are a family of six traveling, all American/Peruvians) and have expe...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Driver/Tour Guide
Replies: 0
Views: 878

Driver/Tour Guide

We are a local tourism & transportation company located here in Lima and we are in need of part-time (with the potential to grow) help with our increase in business. We are looking for persons who have all of the following: Their own H1 Van or car (with no more than 5 years of age) Access to int...
by koplinfamilia
Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Insurance Agents
Replies: 6
Views: 9328

Re: Insurance Agents

I highly recommend Grupo Prado located in Surco but fully functional on the web as well. They have many years in the business and were one of the first companies to begin selling insurance on the internet. We know the owner personally and can assure you that he is a man of integrity. Here is their w...
by koplinfamilia
Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Various Items For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 849

Various Items For Sale

1. Motorola Cordless Phone - 2.4 GHz Model: FOX 1020 - in box (used slightly but like new) - S/. 100 2. Motorola DUAL CHIP - Model: MOTOKEY XT - Great condition but the sound seems a bit low, you would have to try it out and make sure it was OK for you before buying. Supports both Claro & Movist...
by koplinfamilia
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving - Must Sell Amost all Household Items
Replies: 8
Views: 2788

Re: Moving - Must Sell Amost all Household Items

Could you list the prices please, I'm interested in various things.

Thanks!
by koplinfamilia
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: English Speaking Drivers Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 876

English Speaking Drivers Needed

We are a tourism and transportation company operating here in Lima. We are currently in need of drivers and tour guides for our growing client base. The requirements (to begin with) are: 1. You own your own vehicle (well kept and no more than 5 years old). We especially need H1 service but are looki...
by koplinfamilia
Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Yard Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Yard Sale

Ok, so it is more like a living room sale, but this Saturday the 12th of July from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm myself and another family will be hosting a sale. Plenty of children's clothing (girls ages 3-6 and boys ages 3-5), shoes, DVD's, puzzles, adult clothing (Womens M and Mens L-XL), appliances, books ...
by koplinfamilia
Sat May 17, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Children's DVD - Originals
Replies: 0
Views: 580

Children's DVD - Originals

Veggie Tales - Holiday Double Feature - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - The Wonderful Wizzard of Ha's - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - Sweetpea Beauty - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - Jonah - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - Big River Rescue - S/. 15 Veggie Tales - Sherluck Homes ...
by koplinfamilia
Sat May 17, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving sale - prices dropped
Replies: 3
Views: 1819

Re: Moving sale - prices dropped

I would like the computer desk for S/. 30, is it still available?

Please email me at [email protected]

Thanks,
Lisa
by koplinfamilia
Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Furniture/appliance
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

Re: Furniture/appliance

Could you tell me about the stove, brand, a photo by chance?
by koplinfamilia
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: FURNITURE FOR SALE
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Re: FURNITURE FOR SALE

Are the twin beds still available, what is the price for two and could you send me a photo?

[email protected]

Thanks!
by koplinfamilia
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Rules for Yellow Fever Vac. & Iquitos
Replies: 18
Views: 4729

Re: Rules for Yellow Fever Vac. & Iquitos

I had heard something similar to the effect that you had to have the vaccine entering certain countries, again, I don't know if it is accurate but I do remember hearing about something in Puerto Maldonado, people having to get the vaccine once they deboarded the plane if they didn't have proof of ha...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Rules for Yellow Fever Vac. & Iquitos
Replies: 18
Views: 4729

Rules for Yellow Fever Vac. & Iquitos

Does anyone know if extranjeros are required to have a yellow fever vaccine when traveling to Iquitos? If anyone could shed some light on the topic I would appreciate it.
by koplinfamilia
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Karate Suit + Gloves
Replies: 0
Views: 647

Karate Suit + Gloves

Suit is in used but good condition. Size 3 (Peruvian size) fits child 3-6 years old.

Gloves are like new, used two times.

Set: s/. 50

Gloves Alone: s/. 30
Suit Alone: s/. 20
by koplinfamilia
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Addidas Cleats - Boys size 12
Replies: 0
Views: 626

Addidas Cleats - Boys size 12

Like new, purchased in the USA.

s/. 50 soles
by koplinfamilia
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Boys Clothing
Replies: 0
Views: 576

Boys Clothing

He has done it again, outgrown all of his clothes! s/. 3 - s/.10 a piece, some for going out, some for fancy occasions (not all pictured) and some for play. Come take a look, 99% American brands bought in the USA, sizes 3T-5T. Gap, Old Navy, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, various others. Shoe sizes: 11-12 A...
by koplinfamilia
Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Got a License and an H1?
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Got a License and an H1?

Greetings fellow expats, we here at Integrity Tourism & Transportation are looking for additional help with our growing business. What we are searching for are English speaking individuals who own their own H1 van and are willing to work with us from time to time doing transfers and tours. If th...
by koplinfamilia
Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anyone going to the States this week?
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Anyone going to the States this week?

If there is anyone headed for the States that would be willing to take 9 Christmas cards and a manilla envelope for me I would greatly appreciate it! They are all stamped, just need to be dropped in a mailbox ASAP. I'd be more than happy to bring them to you if you could take them, just send me an e...
by koplinfamilia
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Eye Doctor Recomendations
Replies: 1
Views: 1127

Eye Doctor Recomendations

It looks like I need to take my children to have an eye exam but I'm afriad to take them just anywhere. Is there anyone who can recommend a good place/doctor, especially one for kids?
by koplinfamilia
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Little Girls Clothing
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Little Girls Clothing

I'm selling various items that are in very good to like new condition, all purchased in the States. Not everything is pictured yet in the link but you are welcome to come over and take a look. I also have for a boy sizes 4-5. Link in picasa: https://picasaweb.google.com/116197262910433323954/GirlSCl...
by koplinfamilia
Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: recibos por horanarios
Replies: 8
Views: 2596

Re: recibos por horanarios

I don't know all the rules but I am guessing you need to have a Carnet to get them. You can go to the Ovalo Huigereta and there you will find many places that do this type of printing.
by koplinfamilia
Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Beaches in Tumbes
Replies: 12
Views: 3694

Re: Beaches in Tumbes

I probably should have noted that we will be driving there, so transportation to and from the different areas shouldn't be a problem. What I am trying to research is which is the best location to see the whales (where do you go to see them?) Also the mangroves and thermal baths (where are they locat...
by koplinfamilia
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Boys Sping GAP Jacket 4T
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Boys Sping GAP Jacket 4T

Purchased in the U.S.A, from a smoke and pet free home. Great condition, little use.

s/. 30

Located in Surco - 271-1129
by koplinfamilia
Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Girl's Sweaters
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Girl's Sweaters

All purchased in the U.S.A, from a smoke and pet free home. No rips, stains or other blemishes.

Fur Hooded Children's Place 3T (it fits like a 4T) s/. 20
Striped Children's Place 4T s/.15
White Covington 4T Xip-Up s/.10

Located in Surco 271-1129
by koplinfamilia
Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Guitar Tuner/Stand
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Guitar Tuner/Stand

Korg Guitar Tuner (used only a handful of times) s/. 45
Light wieght metal stand s/. 30
by koplinfamilia
Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Beaches in Tumbes
Replies: 12
Views: 3694

Beaches in Tumbes

Can anyone reccomend a very family friendly hotel/area in the Tumbes beach region. I think Mancora is out, it seems too much like a party town and we just want to relax with our children. We would like to see whales and maybe visit the thermal baths, which beach would be recommended for these things...
by koplinfamilia
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Driver's License 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2490

Re: Driver's License 2013

Thanks Chi-Chi I have a CE and soon to have a DNI, not a problem there. I just want to make sure I have everything in order when I go. For the record, I called the DMV in NYS today and they said they could send me something called an Abstract, I am not sure if this will work. Please, if anyone out t...
by koplinfamilia
Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:59 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Driver's License 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2490

Re: Driver's License 2013

Hmmm, I think things are very different where you are Chi-Chi, this is what the official TOURING webpage says I need (hence the questions.) Thanks anyway! La licencia extranjera puede ser canjeada por una peruana de acuerdo a la clase y categoría equivalente a lo establecido en el reglamento, siempr...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Driver's License 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2490

Re: Driver's License 2013

Here is the description listed on the TOURING website for the paper needed to validate a license from the extranjero but where can I get such a thing?
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Tahini and yellow lemons
Replies: 10
Views: 2988

Re: Tahini and yellow lemons

Did you know you can make it? It is just olive oil and seasame seeds (I think lemon too) ground up. I made some, it looks wierd but tastes good. Check the internet for a good receipe. Good to know I can get the "normal" kind in Wong though.
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Driver's License 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2490

Driver's License 2013

Has anyone done the process recently? I've been waiting until I get my DNI before starting the process, will that make it any easier? What do I need a copy of, my HS diploma or transcripts? Then what, I have to have them certified here or sent back to the States again? What about this option of vali...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN
Replies: 70
Views: 38697

Re: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN

Ok, so I am not going to be so hard on the Migracciones people because they quite obviously showed a lot of mercy on me.... I passed!! I have no idea how but I am so relieved.... if anyone needs any advice on the process please feel free to contact me. Best wishes to all of those preparing for this ...
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Guitar wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Re: Guitar wanted

I have a new Korg guitar tuner, stand and set of strings (minus 1) that I would sell you all for s/.80... let me know, all bought but not used more than a hanful of times. Original packaging on tuner.

Contact me at 271-1129 or via PM
by koplinfamilia
Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN
Replies: 70
Views: 38697

Re: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN

Thanks Star, I was trying to remember them all correctly. I am also trying to put together a study sheet of all the things I didn't know on the test and I just looked up the Congressmen, there are 130! Seriously, do they think we will memorize that list! For all the folks out there, the question was...
by koplinfamilia
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN
Replies: 70
Views: 38697

Re: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN

By the way, Jimuazu, I did use your notes to help me prepare. They were great and very extensive, but unfortunatly the test did not focus on basic facts, no questions about independence or the president, not even the departments of Peru or the symbols, the most basic things... go figure!
by koplinfamilia
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN
Replies: 70
Views: 38697

Re: Naturalization Exam in DIGEMIN

I too took the exam on the 16th and I was extremely frustrated. I had prepared and studied for two weeks, I had all of the questiones memorized that were noted here and had taken notes on the 18 bullet points they told us to study... I also spent a few hours memorizing the strofa sexta and coro of t...
by koplinfamilia
Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Sol makes 2 year low!
Replies: 15
Views: 2986

Yes, you guys are right, I got that one backwards! I get it now :)
by koplinfamilia
Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Citizenship by Marriage -- it's all changed
Replies: 53
Views: 17885

Re: Citizenship by Marriage -- it's all changed

I'm going to take my exam on the 16th, what can I expect? Will they correct it the same day, do they take my CE that day? What is the next step in the process assuming I pass the exam... :)
by koplinfamilia
Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: WANTED: Childrens Books in English
Replies: 0
Views: 478

WANTED: Childrens Books in English

I'm looking for various types of children's books in English, if anyone has some that they are willing to part with I would be interested. Please contact me and I will be happy to pick them up (I'm fine with purchasing them if need be). These will be for personal use in our home school class room, I...
by koplinfamilia
Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage
Replies: 2
Views: 1813

Re: Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

I'm quite certian it is in espanol... we couldn't be that lucky!
by koplinfamilia
Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Chidren's Clothes Boy & Girl
Replies: 0
Views: 416

Chidren's Clothes Boy & Girl

I've got some boys and girls clothes in great shape, bought in the USA, for sale. Most all are brand name, smoke and pet free home. Beautiful dress (worn once in a wedding) as well for a 4-6 yr old girl. Boys size 4T, Girls size 4T-5T. If there is anything specific you are in need of send me an emai...
by koplinfamilia
Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Sol makes 2 year low!
Replies: 15
Views: 2986

Re: Sol makes 2 year low!

It has been a lot lower than that this year... in the 2.5's.....
by koplinfamilia
Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage
Replies: 2
Views: 1813

Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

Hi Folks, I know I've seen a thread or two about this but I want to update it and at the same time find out if anyone has anything new to add. I'm scheduled to take the written exam on August 16th and they have given me a "Balotario," or a list of subjects to study but I'm wondering if any...

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