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Food & Drink News Sunflower Updated January 21, 2019 1512 0 1 0 0
Since Apega, the Peruvian Gastronomy Association that organizes Peru’s largest food fair, announced in August of last year that the Mistura 2018 will not be held on its traditional date in September and further details will be disclosed “in the coming weeks”, we had to wait until now to hear from them again. The Mistura 2018 is of course...
Travel News Sunflower March 19, 2019 50 0 1 0 0
Machu Picchu, declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary (1981) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1983) and voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World (2007), was built by the Incas in the 15th century on a mountain ridge in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru in the Cusco region.
Food & Drink News Sunflower March 14, 2019 71 0 1 0 0
Peruvian Ceviche made it on the 2019 list of the world’s 100 most popular dishes published by TasteAtlas, an online world atlas of food and drinks.
Peruvian Curiosities Sunflower Updated March 05, 2019 431 0 13 0 0
As part of the activities for the celebration of the Bicentennial of Peruvian Independence in 2021, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture and the national postal service Serpost, presented during a ceremony held in Lima’s famous Casa de Correos y Telégrafos, the old central post office in the city center, a new series of postage stamps and postmarks, which pays...
Economy News Sunflower Updated March 04, 2019 361 0 1 0 0
The Canadian multinational Scotiabank announced last Friday that it completed the acquisition of 51% of the shares of the Chilean Banco Cencosud’s in Peru after receiving the approval from Peruvian authorities.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower February 18, 2019 2502 0 1 0 0
Online shopping is still at the very beginning in Peru. One of the reasons for this is that cash payments still dominate small retail transactions in the country and online retailers often only accept cashless payment options which many Peruvian still don’t have access to.
Living & Lifestyle News Sunflower Updated February 12, 2019 344 0 1 0 0
San Isidro, Barranco, Miraflores, San Borja and Surco are the districts in Lima with the highest average square meter purchase price for real estate, while properties in the districts of Comás, Ancón, Carabayllo, San Martín de Porres and Los Olivos have the lowest average square meter costs according to the latest report of the Peruvian Association of Real Estate...
Travel News Sunflower Updated February 12, 2019 176 0 1 0 0
Plans for building a cable car up to Machu Picchu might be off the table, Peruvian Minister of Culture, Roger Valencia, disclosed.
Travel News Sunflower Updated February 12, 2019 156 0 1 0 0
Last Friday Sky Airline Peru, a subsidiary of the Chilean low-cost carrier Sky, received the permission to start its commercial operations in Peru from the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics (Dirección General de Aeromáutica Civil - DGAC), the main authority in the country that regulates air transport.
Economy News Sunflower Updated February 07, 2019 218 0 1 0 0
Once upon a time Peru had the best railway network for passengers and cargo in South America. These times are long gone and today only 3 passenger railways mainly for tourism purposes are left – the famous train ride from Ollantaytambo, Urubamba or Poroy near Cusco to Machu Picchu, the spectacular journey between Cusco and Puno and the picturesque...