Podcast #3: Emigrating to Peru as a Family

In this episode I talk to Johnny Parsons from England who, together with his family, emigrated from his adopted home of Yorkshire to the Peruvian capital of Lima.

We talk about:

  • Why they left the UK and moved to Peru
  • Adapting to Lima
  • Travelling solo versus travelling as a family
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • His daily commute
  • The incident that made him think twice about biking round Lima
  • What he does in his spare time
  • Peruvian food – and the need to tread carefully when talking about other nations’ cuisine
  • Pies
  • Johnny’s tips for families thinking about emigrating

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Show Notes:

Here’s Lima:

This is a pie barm:

The film that triggered Johnny’s interst in Peru was Touching The Void

The Honda Super Cub, of which Johnny’s beloved C90 is a variant.

Johnny in some Peruvian television adverts, firstly for Beefeater 24 gin, and secondly for an English School.

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