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Moving to Guatemala

Planning on relocating to Guatemala. Becoming an expat in Guatemala.

I’ve been an expat for over 20 years and 13 of them have been in Guatemala, where I raised 2 sons.

I have all the do’s, don’ts and know-how’s of moving to Guatemala and living in Guatemala.

Have a To-Do List for Moving to a New Country (Will Save Your Life)

Moving to a new country is not an easy task, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one, and I have a lot of experience in this topic and something you MUST have is a To-Do List for moving to a new country.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to be talking about To-Do List for moving to a new country, and why you should have more than just one!

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Antigua Green School Review in Antigua, Guatemala

I have always loved outdoor and nature, but I love more my kids and their education. I didn’t want the regular education system, I wanted them to be in touch with nature and learn all they can, that’s when I found an amazing Green School.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about Antigua Green School!

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Finding the Right School for Kids When Moving to a New Country

If you’re planning to move to a new country, and you have kids, one of the first thing you need to look for are schools. There are many things to take into considerations, and I’m going to show you how.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to be talking about finding the right school for your kids when you move to a new country.

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Top 10 Challenges When Moving To Another Country

Making the move to another country is a challenge for anyone, no matter how brave and determined you are. While it can be an exciting time in your life, it will also be a taxing one. The various difficulties can make living in another country frustrating at times. Before you make such a big decision, […]

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Is Guatemala a good place to learn Spanish?

I arrived in Guatemala many years ago with one goal in mind, to learn Spanish. That’s also how I learned that this country is probably one of the best countries in the world to learn Spanish.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about learning Spanish in Guatemala.

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Best Way to Exchange Money to Quetzales in Guatemala

In order to travel to a new country, you need to learn the best way to exchange money, in most cases you’ll need to have local currency since not all places accept credit cards and Guatemala is not different.

In today podcasts, I’m going to be talking about the best way to exchange money to Quetzales in Guatemala. It’s not hard, but there are some things you need to be aware of.

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Guatemala City Airport: Everything You Need to Know Before Arriving

La Aurora International is the main airport in Guatemala, it’s not too big, but it has everything you need. It’s like all international airports, but there are many things you need to know before arriving here.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about Guatemala Airport and the things you need to know.

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Packing Clothes for Moving: How To and Tips to Make It Easier

Every person has had to change their home at least once in their lifetime. This is how exciting and responsible the moving could be. Proper packing and transporting can keep your possessions in perfect order but also save you time while putting up your new home. This article will demonstrate how packing clothes for moving […]

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Visas and Residency in Guatemala: Which Options do You Have?

In order to visit Guatemala, you must know the visas available and if you’re planning to move to the country, you need to know which residency options you have.

In today’s podcast, we’re going to talk about visas and residency options in Guatemala.

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Having a Baby in Guatemala: Tips and My Experience

Guatemala has an amazing private health system, which makes having a baby a comfortable experience. I had my second child in Guatemala, and it was amazing.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to talk about having a baby in Guatemala, how it is like giving birth in Guatemala as an expat, I’ll let you know from my own experience everything you need to know about it.

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Having a Dog in Guatemala: Vets, Daycares and More

Everyone loves dogs, and many people don’t enjoy leaving their dogs behind when traveling or moving out. Guatemala is packed with all the things you need to have a dog and take care of him in the best way possible.

In today’s podcast, we’re going to be talking about having a dog in Guatemala, how are the vets here, daycares for dogs and is Guatemalan dog friendly?

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Hiring Local Employees in Guatemala: Recommendations & Tips

If you decide to have a business in Guatemala and decide to hire local people to work with you, there are many things you need to consider before doing it, for you and your worker!

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about, hiring locals in Guatemala to work with you, I’ll let you know my full experience, tips and recommendations.

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Family Living Expenses in Guatemala (With Prices)

The first thing most expat looks for cost of living, they are an important part of moving to a new country and becoming an expat.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to talk about living expenses in Guatemala, I’ll cover basic necessity, car expenses and my family monthly expenses as an example.

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Renting a Home in Guatemala: House and Rentals Best Practices

Buying or renting a house is one of the most important steps of moving to a new country and becoming an expat. Guatemala is not different from another country, but there are some stuff you need to know before doing it.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to talk about how to rent a house in Guatemala, and I’m going to let you know best practices and useful tips.

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Best Places to Food Shop and Local Market Tips in Guatemala

When you think about shopping food, most people instantly think about supermarkets and chain stores, but the truth is, those places are expensive. A better option and better experience are local markets, Guatemala has a TON.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about shopping food in Guatemala, also, I’ll let you know the best tips for shopping in local markets.

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Benefits of Hiring Domestic Help in Guatemala (With Prices)

Domestic help or housekeeping services are great source of help for local people and for you, many people in Central and Latin America countries relies a lot on those jobs and Guatemala is not an exception.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about hiring domestic help in Guatemala, I’ll also talk about why it’s good to hire some to help you out in your home.

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Pacas of Guatemala (Thrift Shops): Unique, Huge and Affordable

You can find thrift shops and store everywhere in the world, but Guatemala took it one step further, with HUGE shops, and chain stores where you can find a lot of things, from clothing to furniture.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about pacas in Guatemala, and everything you need to know about it.

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Guatemala Healthcare: Why it Beats the US and other Countries

Guatemala Healthcare System is underrated, I have been living here for a long time and I know it pretty well, but people often look down on it. The truth is, it’s getting better and better.

In today’s podcasts, I’m going to talk about the Guatemala healthcare system, from my own experience as an ex-pat.

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2 Hacks Before You Make the Move to a New Country

Moving to a new country can be intimidating, I personally know that pretty well. I have been an expat for the last 20+ years, back then I didn’t have all the options I have now. That’s why I can really point you in the right direction.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about moving to a new country and what you need to do BEFORE moving out, from my personal experience .

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Have a Goal for Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country can be a huge step on anyone life. Whether you are going to do short or long term, you should have a goal, and there are many types of goals. In today’s podcasts I’m going to be talking about goals for moving to a new country, the different type of goals and how all of them are viable.

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