Category: Guatemala

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

Pizza Grizzly – Oldest Theme Restaurant in Guatemala

Since living in Guatemala one of the biggest challenges we have had was finding good pizza. We have tasted every pizza made in Antigua and simply are not pleased. Isn’t pizza supposed to be an easy thing to make? Apparently … Continue reading

IRTRA, Guatemala – Theme Park on a Rainy Day – Kids Still Have a Blast

Going to a theme park is a big deal in my house.  Not sure why, but it usually takes a lot of preparation to head on over there. A few rules – we never go during high season or weekends, … Continue reading

Eco Vacations in Guatemala – Parks and Reserves #1

One of the things why people visit this country is for Eco vacations where you can explore the forests and jungles, searching for the exotic wildlife of Guatemala. But where is the best place to do this? Well there are … Continue reading

Things to Do in Guatemala – Nature Activities

Wildlife of Guatemala is rich, diverse and ever changing landscapes is home to over 700 birds and 105 mammal species. Quickly growing as one of the top birdwatcher’s paradise locations in Central America, you’ll walk through cloud forests and catch … Continue reading

Waterfalls – Where to Go in Guatemala

Stop wondering where to go in Guatemala! If there is anything that this country is known for is because of its Mayan Ruins and for its natural attractions. aside from the different kinds of forests, lakes, beaches and caves, some … Continue reading

Where to Go in Guatemala – Parks and Reserves

If you still don’t know where to go in Guatemala for your next vacations, you should consider a national park. Guatemala has 92 protected areas making up over 28% of its national territory. Most of these protected areas were created … Continue reading

Guatemala’s Traditional Drinks and Beer – Michelada and Gallo Cerveza

After four years of living in Guatemala, I discovered my new favorite drink – with it’s main ingredient as beer! Michelada, baby! What is it? A drink made with Gallo Cerveza It’s literally a Bloody Mary but with beer. What … 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

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

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