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  • Best Interiors from Casa Cor 2014 4 days ago As I promised in my last post, I am now publishing some photos and best interiors (in my opinion!) from Casa Cor, the largest interior and landscape design and architecture fair in Latin America. The spaces are not in any particular order, just in the order of my visit.First downstairs of Palacete...
  • The New Life of an Old Mansion: Preview of Casa Cor 2014, Interior Design Fair in Lima 1 week ago Like every year since 1996, Casa Cor interior design exhibition has again taken over an old mansion in Barranco, Palacete Sousa, and given it a new life with totally renewed interiors. Each room and space in the mansion has been decorated by a different interior designer or an architect, all of...
  • 100 Years of Contemporary Design (Exhibition in Lima) 1 week ago On Thursday night I went to see an interesting exhibition (actually two -but more about the other one later...) in Centro Culturál Britanico in Miraflores. The exhibition is called “+100 Años de diseño contemporáneo”  and it is the first exhibition in Lima presenting contemporary furniture...
  • Smoke Signs from Mistura 2014 2 weeks ago I have finally downloaded my this year’s Mistura photos and I am ready to send some smoke signs from the event! Mistura is the largest gastronomic food fair in Latin America. It is organized by Apega, Peruvian Association of Gastronomy, and it takes place in Lima in September. Every September it...
  • Doll Dilemma: Where is Cholo? 3 weeks ago As my daughter might soon start to get interested in dolls, I have been thinking where I can find here in Peru some culturally sensitive dolls? The toy departments here are full of dolls with blond hair and blue eyes. In Peru, where the majority of population -our daughter included -are cholos -...

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  • Top Ten Most Romantic Travel Plans for Peru Writing Contest March 2013 For many people, Peru may not ring as a romantic travel destination such as Greece, Italy or Tahiti, but during the time I have lived in Peru now -a bit over one year – I have discovered many fantastic places where to go for a couple holiday. I am... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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