LimaEasy Editors Corner

LimaEasy's Editors Corner

We really don't like the word "Blog" but we have to admit that the Editors Corner is the LimaEasy Blog. Things change, new content gets published, an article doesn't seem to fit into any of our categories or we as the editors of LimaEasy would like to air our opinions (and you are welcome to comment on them) - This is the place you'll find all that...

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
Subscribe to this list via RSSBlog posts tagged in Travel

The Oscars of the Travel Industry were presented yesterday

Yesterday World Travel Awards announced its 2014 Central and South American winners at a Gala ceremony in Quito, Ecuador. Already since 1993 the World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the tourism industry and is also known as the „Oscar of the Travel Industry". And as in previous years Peru, its hotels and companies were able to be recognized in numerous categories in South America.

Continue reading
Tagged in:PeruTravel
in Events 3629 0

Black Markets & Piracy in Peru – A new Tourist Attraction?

Peru is famous for a multitude of cultural attractions and has developed to one of the most visited countries in South America. Peruvian food by now is known all over the world and many international chefs incorporate ingredients or recipes of Peru's diverse cuisine. Exclusive hotels and exquisite restaurants are present everywhere. A very stable economy has been providing national & international investors a solid base with good returns in mining, industry, fishing, production, import and export. Additionally the country is hosting numerous national and international conferences, seminars and fairs. All in all Peru is a rising star in South America catering for tourists and business travelers alike.

Unfortunately Peru has also gained a reputation of being one of the main producers of "coca paste" (the base for cocaine) and the production of high quality counterfeit currency (US$ - Euro). Well known in the country are also certain markets selling counterfeit consumer goods (knock-offs) and piracy of any types of digital media (movies, music and computer programs) that are highly frequented by the Peruvian consumers.

Continue reading

The website Price of Travel, famous in the budget traveler scene, just recently published a list of the cheapest cities to travel for backpackers ("124 World cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2014"). This list shows Cuzco on position 23 with a required daily budget of US$ 27.03 for a dorm bed at a good and cheap hostel, 3 budget meals, 2 public transportation rides, 1 paid cultural attraction and 3 cheap beers while Lima can be found on position 34 worldwide with a required daily budget of US$ 31.30.

Continue reading
Tagged in:NewsPeruTravel

A Service Dog Partner's Dream Come True

Working in the hospitality sector you get to meet so many interesting people and sometimes when establishing a closer contact with them you hear about incredible experiences and details about their personal lives. Understandably for privacy reasons you are never able to share them with anyone.

Meeting Davis and Booster was a completely different story! I am really touched by their personalities and it is in honor that they agreed to share their story on LimaEasy with YOU:

© Story by Davis Hawn & Booster for LimaEasy
Continue reading