Peru is a very diverse country with a rich culture that reflects literally in all aspects of life. As a travel destination the possibilities are endless when you take the time to not only focus on the well-known main attractions and consider discovering the country and the people. Peru Telegraph is much more than a news portal and our aim is to provide important information also for the traveler, visitor and resident to make your stay much easier, safer and enjoyable. The Peru Info section will help you find well researched guidelines, advices and basic knowledge. We love to share our ample experience of the country to help you with the daily difficulties you might encounter...
Peru is a very welcoming country and allows citizens of numerous countries to visit for touristic and recreational purposes without a visa. But as soon as you are planning to do business in Peru, study, work, settle or retire in the country, Peruvian law stipulates to have the appropriate visa for it.
Most travelers planning a trip to Peru, have already heard or read good meant warnings and tips about the safety and security situation in the country before even exiting the plane. Once in Peru even locals might warn about dangers lurking around every corner.
Peru’s official non-working public holidays include internationally celebrated days such as New Year, Easter and Christmas, church festivals in honor of Christian saints such as All Saints Day or Saint Rose Day, a day honoring the brave men of Peru’s military that fought in the Battle of Angamos (War of the Pacific in 1879) and of course Peru’s "Fiestas...
Below find detailed facts and numbers, data and stats, as well as lots of useful information about Peru related to the topics geography of Peru, Peruvian government & administration, Peru's national symbols, Peruvian economy, people of Peru. health & education in Peru and infrastructure & transport in Peru.
Public schools in Peru have an extremely bad reputation; and deservedly so. Unfortunately, quite often school buildings are in bad shape, classes are big, teachers underpaid and unmotivated while the educational standard is on an extremely low level as the last PISA study once again showed (Peru ranked on one of the bottom positions).
Peru is a beautiful country, the economy is booming, employment opportunities are everywhere and living expenses are low, easy-peasy!? This is in short and probably a little bit exaggerated what quite a few articles about emigrating to Peru, finding a job and working legally in the country want to make us believe.