Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

5 Pros and 5 Cons of Lima, Peru

I can't believe the time has come to write my Lima pros and cons list, or how long it's been since I last blogged! The truth is, since I've been here in Lima, almost all of my free time goes to writing fiction, not blogging. I've written two novels in the last two years, not including rewriting a different book and months and months (and months) of revising. Back when I started blogging, it was the way to be involved in the writing community, and was almost expected of new writers. Those things don't really hold true anymore, but this site is like a diary of our adventures overseas, and I'm not ready to give it up completely.

So, without further ado, here are my 5 pros and 5 cons of being posted to Lima, Peru, as an American expat with the U.S. embassy (including some of my favorite places to eat/visit/explore):

FIVE PROS OF LIFE IN LIMA (in no particular order)

1) The culinary scene
Lima is touted as the culinary hotspot of South America, and it's not hard…

Latest Posts

The Nightmare of Third Tour Bidding, And Where We're Going Next

Housing in the Foreign Service

A Day Off in Lima at Parque de la Amistad

Available Now: A Cup of Culture and a Pinch of Crisis

Restaurant Review: Central AKA The Emperor's New Food

Getting to Know More of Peru: Arequipa and Colca

The Start of a New Year in Lima

The Physical Side of Culture Shock

Almost TOO Easy

The Day Lima Broke Me