Category: Antigua, Guatemala

Find out where to eat, stay and play when visiting Antigua, Guatemala.

Roasting Marshmallows On Pacaya Volcano Leaves You Speechless

Few places in the world truly leave you speechless. Pacaya Volcano is definitely one of those places. And nothing beats sharing a Volcano Hike with your kids and friends. Pacaya Volcano is located about one hour from Antigua, Guatemala and … Continue reading

Night Rider – Taking in the Sights of Antigua, Guatemala on a Bike

Whenever we travel anywhere in the world one of the most important things we do is hop on a bike and check out the place. We have done this from Spain to Biking in Vermont to Florida and so much … Continue reading

A Day for Myself – Self Care Ideas Outdoors with Natural Beauty Products

Living in Antigua, Guatemala is one of the most inspirational places not only with the scenery, but for the people who live here. One of my great friends, founder of Tierra & Lava all natural, organic beauty products, is definitely one … Continue reading

Coming Up with Unique Birthday Party Ideas for Boys is Half the Fun

Each year we celebrate birthdays in three ways: We always do something just the four of us – usually go out to dinner – this is normally gifted by my parents since they don’t live close by to give us … Continue reading

A Night Acatenango Volcano Hike

If you read my last post you know that I have hiked the Acatenango trails and been to its summit more than 15 times. That is because it is gorgeous of course but mainly because it is the closest one … Continue reading

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

Dining and Art in the Most Unique Restaurant of Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, in my opinion, is a central hub for restaurants of all sorts of gastronomical experiments.  And, when one lives in Antigua it is easy to experience most of them since the town is so small. And even though there … Continue reading

Food Porn – Creativity in Antigua Guatemala – Photo Essay

When tell my friends and family about the amazing food creations we can find in Antigua Guatemala they don’t believe me. Well here’s a bit of a taste for all those that are planning on visiting this colorful colonial town. … Continue reading

Romantic Lunch – Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Antigua has many wonderful dining experiences, but what makes some of them stand out is that you can rent out a whole area just for an intimate lunch or dinner. We did just that. Shrimp on rice dish Soup and … Continue reading

Peruvian Food in the Heart of Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Peruvian food doesn’t get the credit it should. It is one of the most richest in flavor cuisines that I have ever tasted. And in Antigua, Guatemala we found Inca Restaurant, which is absolutely fantastic. The restaurant is designed with … Continue reading

Unique Eating Out – Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

I love a restaurant with a view. And even more fun when you have a cool setting inside and outside. Sky Cafe is one of the oldest restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala with one of the best views of the ancient, … Continue reading

Fine Dining in a Ruin in Antigua, Guatemala – Photo Essay

Dining in Antigua, Guatemala can be different and unique if you know what to look for. Each year a special night – Noche de Chefs – happens around March. Where over 20 different restaurants offer up their best dishes as … Continue reading

Cerro de la Cruz – Things to Do in Antigua, Guatemala

Cerro de la Cruz is located a three minute drive or a 15 minute walk from Central Antigua up a very steep hill. This is considered to be the best place to see Antigua from a bird’s eye view. Free … Continue reading

Colorful Central Markets of Antigua, Guatemala

If you were to ask what is the one thing to NOT-MISS while in Guatemala, I wouldn’t hesitate in a heart beat – Markets, markets, markets. There is no shortage of markets here. My favorite is the local market which … Continue reading

Local Circus in Antigua, Guatemala

Visiting authentic local attractions can be such a fun and different experience. I saw this circus near where my son takes horse back riding classes. So I ran over there to ask what the price was and I was told … Continue reading

Jade Museum in Antigua, Guatemala

Jade is one of the rarest stones in the world. As a matter of fact, there are only two places in the entire world where you can find Jade: China and Guatemala. Antigua, Guatemala is known to have the best … Continue reading

Star Wars Convention in Antigua, Guatemala

Nerds are universal and thanks to them they bring fun conventions to small cities like Antigua, Guatemala. We went to it the first time one year ago, so this was our second time around. Last year when I came, I … Continue reading

A Romantic Getaway for Parents (Sans Kids) in Antigua

What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. Without extended family nearby, we aren’t able to go … Continue reading

Horse Back Riding Lessons – Equestrian Style

Living in Guatemala and being an Expat has so many benefits it’s hard to keep track of them all. But one of the top ones by far is my son’s Horse Back Riding Lessons. Horse Back Riding Lessons in Guatemala: I … Continue reading

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

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