Category: Guatemala

Find where you can eat, stay and play in Guatemala.

8 Secrets You’ll Learn During a Chocolate Making Workshop

Instead of material gifts for my birthday, I prefer experiences and memories. So when it was time for my celebration I decided to do a Chocolate making workshop with my boys. Guatemala is famous for it’s chocolate due to the … Continue reading

Ruins of the Ancient Maya Civilization in Guatemala

With over 25 ruins and archaeological sites of the ancient Maya civilization and hundreds more to be unearthed and discovered, you will not have a shortage of fun sites to visit. They range from almost every Mayan and pre-Mayan period: Olmec sites, … Continue reading

2 Fun Things to do in Guatemala Other Than Hiking

Guatemala means land of forests. That is exactly what you will find when you visit this Central American country, lots of forests and jungles that cover mountains, valleys and volcanoes, and hide in them lots of different animal species, lakes … Continue reading

Solola Guatemala

Solola Guatemala is a department where you cna find the famous Atitlan Lake, The the Pan-American Highway goes across this department. Even before the highways were built and the Spaniards arrived, Sololá was a major trading post for the Mayas. … Continue reading

Parks and National Natural Reserves in Guatemala

Here are even more reasons for nature lovers to go on a vacation in Guatemala. This is the first part of the list of national park and national natural reserves that you can visit to learn about local flora and … Continue reading

Perfect Day In Antigua – 5 Must Do’s

Antigua Guatemala is known as one of the most beautiful places in Guatemala. It is a small city with a colonial architecture and cobblestoned streets. It was once the capital city of all of Central America and is now the … Continue reading

Adventure and Recreational Tours in Guatemala

Are you ready for the ultimate adventure tours in Guatemala? This country will gaurantee you get your fill of action, adventure and excitment unlike you’ve ever seen. Chose your adventure: Hikes to volcanic peaks. Jungle treks to extraordinary, untouched Mayan … Continue reading

Natural Hot Springs in Guatemala

Active volcanoes in Guatemala never seize to stop amazing their visitors. They offer fun adventurers for all kinds of travelers. An invigorating natural activity you can do with the whole family while in volcano territory is to visit natural hot … Continue reading

Health, Yoga and Spa in Guatemala

Since the country is nestled in between volcanic peaks and crater-filled lakes, you’ll resign to pure tranquility. That is why one of the many things you can do is to pamper yourself with massages, facials, and full- body treatments on a Spa … Continue reading

Save on a Guatemala Vacation with Kids

A lot of people might not see this but traveling with kids is a great way of finding places and activities you never would have thought of! This is because you have to get more creative to keep them entertained. … Continue reading

Volcano Tours in Guatemala

In Guatemala you have 35 volcanoes are at your fingertips! This is because the country is located in the ring of fire. A few are active and the others remain dormant waiting to be explored. Taking volcano tours in Guatemala … Continue reading

Guide to Semana Santa in Guatemala

Semana Santa in Guatemala (Holy Week) is one of the most important celebrations of the year in this tiny country. Although it’s predominantly a celebration for Catholics travelers of all religions and beliefs can experience thisgreat opportunity to see art … Continue reading

Sayaxché in Peten Guatemala

Sayaxché is a town, on the southern shore of Río La Pasión, in Peten Guatemala. This is the natural gateway for trips to the Mayan sites of Ceibal and the archaeological wonders hidden amid the lagoons and forests of the Petexbatún … Continue reading

Surfing in Guatemala

Guatemala has 150 miles of uncrowded, pristine and year-round surfable coastline has become known as Latin America’s last surfing frontier. With over 22 amazing breaks you can take surf lessons from El Paredón or Maya Extreme surf camps and become … Continue reading

Guatemala’s Escuintla Department

Escuintla is a Guatemalan Department located on the Southern Region of the country. This is where you will find attractions like Puesto San Jose and Puerto Quetzal. Mainly known because of the Pacaya Volcano. Another four-lane highway continues south from … Continue reading

Edible Tours – Eat Your Way through Guatemala

Guatemala’s diverse landscape and rich volcanic soil is perfect for a number of interesting food sources. That is why visiting a farm or plantation is one of those things to do in Guatemala that you can’t miss. For a fun … Continue reading

5 Places to Visit and 4 Things to Do in Retalhuleu, Guatemala

You will find the Retalhuleu department in the Pacific Coast of Guatemala. It is not very well known among travelers but it is a very important area for being a very rich for agricultural activities. But there are a couple … Continue reading

Guatemala Wildlife

Guatemala is a Central American country with many beautiful destinations which are also filled with an amazing amount of exotic species of animals. You can see most of them as you travel along on the northern area of the country. … Continue reading

Lanquin Caves of Guatemala

The Lanquin caves of Guatemala are a protected area formed by a huge complex of limestone caves. They are considered by Mayans as a sacred place (the entrance to the underworld), in fact they still carry on their rituals in … Continue reading

3 Tours You Don’t Want to Miss in Guatemala

When traveling to Guatemala you will find tons of natural beauties to visit, towns filled with history and a varied, vibrant culture. With so many interesting places to visit it is lamos imposible to explore everything in just one vacation. … Continue reading

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