Expat Guide to Living in Peru
Whether you're already living in Peru or preparing to move to Peru, our Expat Guide to Living in Peru offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Peru. For answers to specific questions, visit our Peru Forum to talk with expats in Peru.
Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint: you'll be much happier if you learn the language) and adjust your expectations (realities: the roads are rough, the pace of life is slower and bureaucracy is unavoidable). Despite all of the challenges, the list of what expats like about life in Latin America far exceeds the challenges.
Expats love Peru's friendly people, low cost of living, inexpensive healthcare, beautiful beaches and low level of crime. Read 10 tips from expats for people moving to and living in Peru on topics such as driving in Peru, healthcare in Peru and international schools.
Expats offered their recommendations for places to retire in South America. We know that this is a short list and hope you'll add your favorites below in the comments section.
If you are tired of rainy weather and want to live in an affordable, beautiful, safe country, Peru May be For You! Dean LaCoursiere explores several cities in Peru.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Peru handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Peru by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Peru - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Peru by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Peru? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Peru? Help others moving to Peru by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Peru
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Peru. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Peru:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Peru Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Peru. If you are already living in Peru, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Peru:
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Retiring in Peru Reports
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Peru, by filling out our Overseas Retirement report. Below are some of the reports from expats in Peru:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Peru? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Peru? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report