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Guatemala

Guatemala Travel

I’ve been living in Guatemala for a long time now, that’s why I can tell you everything you need to do to travel Guatemala, by region, by destination or the way you want.

From climbing to roasting a marshmallow in an active volcano, Travel in Guatemala will suit every style of traveler. This country is famous for volcanos, beaches and a lot of things.

Beautiful landscapes, activities full of adventure, and a lot of family-friendly are waiting for you in Guatemala. Here you can find a bunch of places to visit, where to eat, and where to stay in a family-friendly way while traveling in Guatemala

6 Restaurant In Guatemala: Best Places To Eat

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 the most common questions is, where do I go for a good meal? So I […]

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Facts for Travelers About Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Lake Atitlan Facts For Travelers The entire Atitlan Lake, which is ten miles at its widest, was formed thousands of years ago in the crater of a massive volcano. It’s so deep, over a mile down, that many scuba divers wonder if some rare marine creature will emerge one day. The lake, with its incredible […]

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Discover Arcas Guatemala Wildlife Rescue Center

ARCAS Guatemala ARCAS Guatemala wildlife rescue center is an organization 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 by the government from the black market. Now it is one of Guatemala’s […]

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Antigua Guatemala Facts And History Every Traveler Should Know

Antigua Guatemala Facts Sitting beautifully between three volcanoes: Acatenango, Fuego, and Agua, Antigua is more than just a fabled colonial, cobblestoned street filled with delicious restaurants, luxury hotels, colorful homes, and popular Spanish Schools. It still preserves the same majesty it did when it was the epicenter of Central America’s power during the 17th and […]

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Guatemala Travel – 12 Interesting Facts About Tikal, Guatemala

Tikal, Guatemala Facts 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 fact that it is one of the largest known Mayan cities. That […]

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

Guatemalan Ruins 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 ever had, and it’s hard for me to keep up with all their […]

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5 Top Places to Visit in Guatemala

Guatemala is a small country in Central America that packs a lot of things to do and to see in relatively few kilometers. You may be thinking, where to visit in Guatemala? Once you do some research, you will start finding more and more and more things to do in different areas of the country, […]

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Top Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

  So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought of for people who live in Antigua, Guatemala, Guatemala City. With my husband working […]

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Family Travel – Adventures in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala

Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala If you’re new to Lake Atitlan area of Guatemala, chances are you will hear about Panajachel and think this is the biggest town on the lake. Well, it’s not. It may be the most notable one for the foreigners that populate it and visit it, however, the biggest city is actually Santiago. […]

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5 Things to Do in Xela (Quetzaltenango), Guatemala

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Quetzaltenango, Guatemala is the country’s second-largest city, and it is most commonly known as Xela. Here you will also find the largest population of K’iche Mayan population. During the past few years, it has become a popular destination for travelers that want to learn some Spanish. It also offers great options for volunteers. […]

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Traditional And Cultural Tours In Guatemala

Culture of Guatemala has one of the richest backgrounds in all of Central America. Having a population of 80% indigenous with 26 different Mayan groups, traditions are a strong part of their daily lives. Many villages welcome visitors to experience first-hand their traditional ways. Best Cultural Tours in Guatemala: Weaving The Western Highlands of Guatemala […]

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A Family Adventure in Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Semuc Champey, Guatemala If you are planning to visit Central America, don’t forget to add Semuc Champey Guatemala to your list. You will find various sceneries in this country that you will surely enjoy. Also, if you are looking for a great adventure trip, Guatemala is the place for it. Here is this, an exploration experience […]

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Discover the Churches in Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala  Churches Antigua is a town of churches, cathedrals, and monasteries. Due to many natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes, a lot of these buildings have seen better days. However, you can enjoy the newly rebuilt editions and get a feel of the golden days. Vising the churches in Antigua is one of […]

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Guatemala Wildlife – Top 15 Animals to See

Guatemala Native Animals Guatemala is a place with many beautiful destinations which are also filled with an amazing amount of exotic species of animals in Guatemala. Its huge forests and mostly untouched mountains hide all sorts of beautiful animals. Guatemala Wildlife is one of the richest in Central America and definitely worth seeing. Top 15 […]

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5 Tips To Save Money While Traveling In Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is a small colonial city in Guatemala. It is very popular among travelers because of its beauties. It looks like time hasn’t passed through its buildings. However, as it happens in most major tourist attractions in Guatemala and all over the world, things tend to get overpriced. I have lived in Antigua for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to the Guatemala Caribbean Coast

Do you know What makes this area so special? It’s the different water cruise adventures to be had: A beautiful boat tour along the Rio Dulce to visit the bustling town of Puerto Barrios then sail on over to the isolated, Caribbean Coast funky town of Livingston. Where reggae beats sway through the air like […]

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Top 6 Things to Do In and Around Lake Izabal in Guatemala

Lake Izabal in Guatemala What is the largest lake in Guatemala? Lake Izabal is known as the country’s largest lake and is located in the Caribbean region of Guatemala. It is right in the middle of an isolated, stunningly beautiful, forested section of the country, which has only recently been discovered by tourists. There are […]

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Fact and Tips to Travel The Peten in Guatemala

The Peten 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 of wildlife and exotic birds that will capture your heart and take […]

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Monterrico, Guatemala Short Travel Guide

Short Guide to Monterrico in Guatemala Monterrico, Guatemala When visiting Guatemala the usual suspects of places to visit are: Antigua, Lake Atitlan, and Tikal. If you’re adventurous and have more time, next on the list would be: Rio Dulce, Livingston, Lanquin and Semuc Champey. Yet, what most people miss out on is Monterrico, Guatemala and […]

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A Complete Family Friendly Travel Guide to Guatemala By Regions

Guatemala is full of cultural and natural diversity.  It is full of active volcanoes, big cities, jungles, black sanded beaches, a Mayan culture with over 20 languages, and the remains of the Ancient Maya Civilization. There are many reasons why you will need a travel guide to Guatemala, it’s huge! And really diverse. What do […]

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