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As the fifth biggest South American city, Lima is not only Peru's capital city but also its financial, trade and cultural heart. Stretching over the valleys of three major rivers, Lima is a developed and dynamic metropolis.

With its colonial patrimony, Lima is a top destination for expatriation. By living in this region, you will enjoy a pleasant urban setting and a bustling nightlife.

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Relocating in Arequipa can have several advantages such as a lower cost of living, proximity to businesses, less traffic jam, etc.

Trujillo is deemed to be a modern tourist city. However, the local rental market provides affordable housing units for expatriates.

Lima is Peru's biggest city with some 8 million inhabitants. But with proper planning, finding accommodation there should not be difficult.

Foreign nationals are allowed to buy a property in Peru. However, conditions are rather strict due to some specific restrictions.

Peru provides a range of accommodation options for expatriates: furnished and unfurnished apartments, houses, etc.

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A Caribbean chica from the spice isle Grenada, I lived in the UK for 12 years, and now (as of October 2015) call Lima, Peru home. Pelican Tales is about life in Lima, discovering the food, culture, language, history and more, and about adventures travelling through South America while I'm here.

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