A Guide To Visiting Chichicastenango Market

Chichicastenango Market

Chichicastenango Market is one of the must-visit places in Guatemala. This is the largest outdoor market in Latin America and while with time it has become much of a tourist destination, with lots of stalls selling souvenirs and items that are of interest to travelers, it still very much is a local market where people … Read more

22 Great Things To Do In Flores, Guatemala

things to do in Flores Guatemala

Flores is one of the unmissable destinations in Guatemala. The capital of the Peten Departments, this small city is the perfect starting point to explore the world-famous Mayan ruins of Tikal. Yet, there are many more things to do in Flores, Guatemala, than what you’d probably expect – in fact, plan to spend at least … Read more

8 Must-See Mayan Ruins In Guatemala

Tikal Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

If you are an archeology geek, Guatemala won’t disappoint. Though most people think of Mexico when Mayan sites are mentioned, there actually are some amazing Mayan ruins in Guatemala. Some are world famous and you have surely heard about them. Others are lesser known internationally, perhaps a bit harder to reach, but definitely worth the … Read more

29 Incredible Things To Do In Antigua, Guatemala

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Antigua is, quite simply, the most beautiful city in Guatemala. The country’s former capital, the city was founded in the early 16th century and remained the capital until 1773, when Spanish crown officials left after a series of earthquakes, volcano eruptions and other natural disasters. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979, the city is … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Guatemala


There are many incredible things to do in Guatemala – probably more than you’d ever imagine. This is a country of many wonders, and I only know too well! I visited for the first time years ago, using it as the starting point of my 5-months backpacking trip across Central and South America, and I … Read more

The Best Things To Know Before Visiting Guatemala

visiting Guatemala

Are you visiting Guatemala soon? Great! In fact, I must admit I am a little jealous. You see, I have been to Guatemala three times already and I’d love to go again. I fell in love with its peaceful atmosphere; the colorful cities and the even more colorful fabrics; the smiles of the people – … Read more

A Quick Guide To Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas is one of the nicest places to visit in Honduras.  Surely Honduras is not on most travelers bucket list. Considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world (although it feels surprisingly safe for travelers), it doesn’t really know mass tourism. Yet, Honduras is packed with great places to visit – although … Read more

11 Things Latin America Will Teach You

Everything is possible

Latin America will teach you a lesson. It definitely did to me.v I have travelled so much since I was a child that even before going on my long term trips across Central and South America I thought of myself as an expert and independent traveller and as someone who knows how the world works. I’d … Read more