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Category Archive: Guatemala

Tips for celebrating Día de los Muertos in Guatemala (Day of the Dead)

While in most countries the culture is to shy away from discussions of death, Guatemalans (and other Latin Americans) embrace death. They use The Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos)… Continue reading

A day trip to the Los Pinos Cooperative in Patanatic, Guatemala

Patanatic is a small rural village, located in the hills by Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. Together with Maya Traditions Foundation, I visited the Los Pinos Cooperative members that work together to create handmade… Continue reading

A Backstrap Weaving Demonstration at the Waqxaqi’ Kan Cooperative of Chuacruz, Guatemala

As many of you probably know, I volunteered last year at Maya Traditions Foundation (MTF) in Guatemala. During this time, I worked alongside intelligent Mayan women who are now giving back to their… Continue reading

Tips for visiting The Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala, a day trip to Chichi

One of the largest and most well-known markets in all Central America can be found in the small indigenous Mayan town of Chichicastenango, located in the western highlands of Guatemala. A market that… Continue reading

Travel Guide Santa Catarina Palopó, Guatemala – things to do, where to sleep, and more

Ever heard about Santa Catarina Palopó? Guatemala is more than Tikal and Antigua! The town of Santa Catarina Palopó on the shores of lake Atitlan in Guatemala is known for its geometric patterns… Continue reading

Bucket list Lake Atitlán, Guatemala (Lago de Atitlán)

Looking for things to do at Lake Atitlán, Guatemala? Then you should read this Lake Atitlán bucket list! Lake Atitlán (Lago de Atitlán) is one of the most visited destinations in Guatemala by… Continue reading

Travel Guide San Antonio Palopó, Guatemala – things to do, where to sleep, and more

Planning a visit to San Antonio Palopó, a fairly unspoiled hillside village on the shores of lake Atitlán in Guatemala? Unlike Antigua or Panajachel, you will not find many tourists here and have… Continue reading

Airport hotel review: In and Out Hotel, Guatemala

Looking for a budget friendly hotel close to La Aurora International Airport? In & Out Hotel is a great option for you. When picking up my friend in the late evening from the… Continue reading

Guatemala Travel Budget: What do things cost in Guatemala?

Are you traveling or moving to Guatemala? Do you know how much money you will need there to maintain your current standard of living? What do things cost in Guatemala? After spending five… Continue reading

Travel Guide San Lucas Tolimán – Advice on travel, restaurants, nightlife, activities, and more.

San Lucas Tolimán is a small lakeside town around lake Atitlán, Guatemala. It is one of the less-visited towns around the lake, with a 90-95% Highland Maya population. The town offers a real… Continue reading

15 Things nobody told me about traveling in Guatemala

It has been eight months since I moved to Guatemala. I still remember when I arrived in this diverse country. By not preparing my trip and just traveling to Guatemala with an open-minded… Continue reading

Travel Guide Panajachel – Things to do, eat, sleep, party, and more

Panajachel is a small town located on the North shore of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. Panajachel (also called Pana or Gringotenango) is one of the major tourism areas in Guatemala. The sunsets from… Continue reading

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