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No plans for New Year?

New Year’s parties in Lima: know the main parties, traditions, Tours to welcome you to 2020.

If you still have not planned how to spend the first minutes of 2020 in a special and fantastic way here we inform you of some events that will take place in the capital of and everything you can do at these parties and stay Pirwa Lima Hostel.

The days pass in an inevitable way, forming cycles, the year has 365 days and twelve months, beginning in January and ending in December, the month in which we say goodbye to the present year to welcome the next month of January starting the new year.

How a new year is celebrated in Lima?

The celebration of New Year in Lima is very varied. They are usually large banquets where the favorite dishes are turkey, baked pork, accompanied by a variety of salads and rice. There is nothing better than saying goodbye in 2019 to thank you for all the good things you gave us and receive the new year full of joy and glamor in exclusive parties where fun is 100% guaranteed.

What to do in Lima during these holiday season?

Get to know the Plaza de Armas of Lima (it is one of the places that brings together the most tourism in Lima, where several important buildings are located such as the Government Palace, the Cathedral (which we will talk about just after), the Church of the Tabernacle, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipal).

  • Get to know St. Martin’s Square(St. Martin’s Square pays tribute to the liberating manager of the independence of Peru).

Plaza San Martin Lima

  • The viewpoint that is in the St. Martin’s Square.
  • Miraflores is the “expat” neighborhood par excellence. There you will find most foreigners and franchises, restaurants and shops.
  • Love Park The Love Park (located on the Cisneros Malecon in Miraflores, was inaugurated on a Valentine’s Day in 1993).
  • Pirwa Lima Hostel invite you to spend unforgettable days in this wonderful city located on Calle Coronel Inclan 494, Miraflores – Three minutes from the central park of Miraflores. More information contact us pirwahostels

Kabbalahs,Traditions and customs to receive the new year?

The 12 grapes: a tradition that comes from Spain, a Kabbalistic tradition, where each grape is eaten in countdown one after another making a wish, the grapes have to be 6 green and 6 purple.

Wear Yellow Underwear: Wearing a yellow underwear during the New Year’s Eve says that it brings good luck and energy for the coming year and better if worn in reverse.

New year Peru

  • Walking with a suitcase all over the block they say that by doing so they can travel.
  • Exchange of clothing by the couple, strengthens the relationship.
  • Receive the year with a bunch of bills in your hand, or inside your shoes, to attract economic prosperity.
  • Pour rice under the door frame of the room as an omen of an upcoming wedding.
  • Wear white clothes, to ward off diseases.
  • Have a candle burning when receiving the new year, to ensure peace and harmony in the home. The candle must be lit until fully consumed.
  • To have economic prosperity, some people wash their hands, at midnight, with champagne and sugar.

Where to celebrate New Year in Cusco?

Pirwa new year! For travelers, tourists and residents of this wonderful country who want to spend the new year in Peru Cusco and attract the good vibes in this wonderful city full of energy, Hostelspirwa organizes an end of the year party is not any party is the end party During the year where live music presentations are organized in a cozy atmosphere, where you can enjoy the best prices and promotions on drinks, meals we have for you, we invite you to visit us at our bar in Pirwa Colonial Backpacker located in San Francisco Square just 2 blocks from the Plaza Mayor called “Plaza de Armas”. contact us Pirwahostels 


The best destinations to receive New Year

The best destinations to receive New Year

The end of the year is around the corner and the time to plan how to receive the New Year and start with the right foot and with the best vibes.

Therefore if you have not yet decided what to do or where to receive this New Year, in our blog we give you a list of the 5 best destinations in Peru to receive the New Year.

Mistura 2017 a striking trip throughout Peruvian Cuisine

Mistura 2017 a striking trip throughout Peruvian Cuisine

Mistura 2017, one of the most famous gastronomic meetings in the world, is arising as a particular tribute to the Amancaes cuisine festival in this edition. The Amancaes cuisine festival was a traditional creole festival of Lima; this year the location is at the same district of the city and also its purpose to revalue the cuisine and creole customs.

The special fact of the Amancaes cuisine festival is that could gather people and customs from the coast and middle regions of Peru, among the best Peruvian cuisine and their original meals and dances.

This year, the festival’s proposal is to regain the atmosphere of creole family meetings as well as the dessert-taste of the traditional Peruvian sweets.

Oktoberfest Peru 2017 back to the coast of Lima

Oktoberfest Peru 2017 back to the coast of Lima

Since the first edition of Oktoberfest-Perú in 2002, this festival has become one of the most popular events in the country, and even took place in other parts of the country such as Cusco Oktoberfest edition in 2008.

This year, the official Oktoberfest-Perú, will be celebrated between the 27th and 31th October on the seaside esplanade in Magdalena del Mar, Lima.

This edition is coming-up full of great perfomances and shows. You can enjoy more than 10 kind of beer and traditional meals of the german cooking, besides the dancing groups and rock music by the folk german band Zugspitzmusik that is exclusively coming from Germany for the festival.

Peruvian World Heritage Sites You Should Visit

Peruvian World Heritage Sites You Should Visit

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places considered integral to the world’s cultural or natural heritage. Peru is blessed with 11 World Heritage Sites: 7 cultural sites, 2 natural sites, and 2 sites which have elements of both. Some of these are parks or archaeological sites that you might not have heard of before, but they are all worth a visit. For your next trip to Peru, consider some of the following: