This is what winter looks like in the district of Lima.
Well at the Reserva Nacional de Lachay (or Lomas de Lachay) anyway! Once you escape the dusty desert, the winter moisture leaves the hillsides and mountains flourishing in a carpet of green. Continue reading
I love spending a sunny afternoon by the coast.
All the better when food is involved though…. Continue reading
What’s your go-to brunch dish?
I’m pretty sure mine is always an eggs benny or a pile of pancakes. Luckily, mó bistró has both, so it’s the perfect brunch destination for me! Continue reading
There’s something so relaxing about beach walks and the sea air.
Last weekend we headed down to our old stomping ground in Punta Hermosa and couldn’t resist taking an early morning stroll around the bays (Señoritas and Caballeros) like we used to. Continue reading
Summertime is all about ceviche.
It’s the perfect dish for a hot summer lunchtime. It’s cool, refreshing and absolutely delicious and makes a way better alternative to a salad. Continue reading
Machu Picchu is one of the most amazing places I have ever visited.
Spending the day there was the most incredible experience and it’s something I would highly recommend you do when visiting Peru. It’s a new wonder of the world for a reason! Continue reading
Welcome to the bakery with the best cakes in Lima.
It’s wonderful here. Continue reading
Is there anything better than afternoon tea?
Unlimited sandwiches, sweet treats and cups of tea is a joyful experience in itself, but having it with a Christmas theme goes another step further. Continue reading
The Chilcano is one of Peru’s best loved drinks, alongside the Pisco Sour of course.
Yes! December is finally here!
It’s not like I haven’t been thinking about and planning for Christmas for a while already, but I guess now it’s socially acceptable. Christmas season is my absolute favourite time of the year, with all of the fun activities, seasonal food, festive films and music, and time with the family. However, this year will be a little different as I’m not going to be celebrating it at home. This year it’s Christmas in Peru, so I’ll be needing to bring some of my English traditions here. I mean, I can’t possibly have Christmas without mince pies and roast potatoes!
So, what are my hopes and plans for this December…. Continue reading
Outside of the city of Arequipa is the site of El Molino de Sabandía.
Isn’t it just gorgeous? Continue reading
I’ve been lucky enough to experience quite a lot of different locations and environments within Peru. The cities, both new and ancient, definitely have their charms, but this country is filled with so much natural beauty that just begs to be seen and explored and there is still so much for me to discover (the Amazon rainforest and the region of Cajamarca, to name just a couple).
In honour of Earth Day today I wanted to share with you some of my favourite areas of natural beauty here in Peru. Continue reading