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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Peru is a hybrid destination for the western expatriate offering a blend of the modern and cosmopolitan with an exotic culture and wild environment. Indeed, Peru consists of a rich mixture of ethnicities and is a colorful melting pot of heritages, traditions and cuisines. Lima, Peru’s large metropolitan capital, provides the urbane loving expat just about anything they could ever want or need. The city is full of magnificent Spanish architecture, trendy and quirky cafes and clubs, fine restaurants, shopping malls, cinemas and impressive cultural institutions offering a wide array of fine arts to the local and expat communities. Of course, Peru is more famous for its stunning landscape including the untamed Amazon rainforest, the Majestic Andean highlands and the miles and miles of coastal beaches and desert. Unfortunately, however, Peru is not as safe as most expat’s home countries. According to Xpatulator.com, there’s more street crime, physical assaults and robberies. Language can also be a challenge for English-speaking visitors given that most Peruvians are unable to communicate in English. This can make navigating, retail shopping, doing personal business and dealing with the government more complicated from time to time.

Satisfying sites on lifestyle in Peru

xpatarrivalso-peru     expatwoman/peru     numbeo-peru      expatperu

Cost of Living

Cost of living

Residing in Peru shouldn’t be too bad on an expat’s budget. Of course, the country is diverse and expenses vary from region to region, from city to city and from urban to town. Still, according to Xpatulator’s July 2016 report, the cost of living in Peru is generally about at the international average. This becomes apparent when one purchases any number of goods and services. Transit, groceries, alcohol, restaurant meals, Internet plans and retail entertainment and recreation tend to less expensive while housing accommodations, furniture and appliances tend to be more pricey. On the other hand, healthcare, clothing and personal care items are all rather reasonable. Indeed, assuming the western expatriate teacher is able to negotiation a fair remuneration from his or her international school employer, he or she should be able to live very comfortably in Peru.

Satisfying sites on cost of living in Peru

expatarrivals-peru     expatperu-lima     xpatulator-lima     numbeo-lima

numbeo-peru     expatistan-lima

Climate

Climate

Summer time in Peru runs from December to March and this is also the wettest season with plenty of heavy showers. Temperatures at this time range from 17 to 26 degrees Celsius. Peruvian winters are from May to December and this is the driest season with temperatures of between 15 and 22 degrees Celsius.

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security

The political and security status of countries around the world are constantly changing, to keep up with the current situation in any country please monitor the relevant Government websites and international news. The links below also provide useful indicators for prospective travelers:

The UK Foreign Office         US State Department       BBC World News         Al Jazeera