Tikal and Flores, Guatemala

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to Tikal and Flores, Guatemala.

Where to Eat in Guatemala- 6 Restaurant Recommendations

I have lived in Guatemala for many years and have taken the time to explore it. Most of my readers know this so I get tons of emails every day asking for all sorts of tips and recommendations. One of … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tikal Guatemala Experience

Tikal Maya Ruins is one of the most special places in the world to my family and me. Why? Because this is where my husband and I met thirteen years ago. Since then we have taken our sons to visit … Continue reading

Unique and Healthy Restaurant in Flores Guatemala – La Danta

Searching for a healthy restaurant in Flores always caused a major challenge for me. For several reasons: 1. Most restaurants serve the same type of food which is usually Guatemalan cuisine or Italian. These could be construed as healthy, but … Continue reading

Gringo Perdido Ecological Inn on El Remate Guatemala – A Luxurious Family Adventure

Every time we visit Flores / Tikal area, we end up staying in the town of Flores. Which is super adorable, colorful and on Lake Peten Itza. However, it was time for a change. I’ve heard about El Remate which … Continue reading

Family Friendly Guide to Staying at Finca Ixobel – Eco Lodge

One of the rarest things for my family to do is to return to a place that we’ve visited once before. With the world being so large and with so much to see, the place has to be extra, extra … Continue reading

ARCAS – Wildlife Rescue Center, Guatemala

ARCAS wildlife rescue center is an organization in Guatemala that has been working really hard to preserve the local wildlife for over 20 years with a small rescue center fighting to get and rehabilitate as many animals that have been confiscated … Continue reading

Guatemala Travel – 12 Interesting Facts About Tikal Mayan Site

Guatemala might not be the most well-known country among travelers. But if you talk to someone and mention the words “Tikal Mayan Ruins”, chances are that people will instantly recognize it. That is because of its historical importance and the … Continue reading

Fact and Tips to Travel To Tikal and The Peten Department in Guatemala

This is the place to see! The Peten Department is home to the most impressive and mightiest Mayan ancient ceremonial cities. Tikal National Park, the main ruin, is located in a tropical forest part of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, full … Continue reading

Wildlife Guatemala – Top 15 Facts About White-Faced Capuchin Monkeys

If you go hiking in the northern jungle of Guatemala you will be able to see and or listen to tons of monkeys playing over your head. A few monkey species make this place their home including the White-Faced Capuchin … Continue reading

Tikal National Park, Guatemala – The Greatest Ruin in the World

Since I started blogging, I’ve been really lucky to meet some great blogger friends. This is one of my favorite blogs that I’ve been reading daily! Dave and Deb, Canada’s Adventure Couple, have traveled to way more places than I … Continue reading