Category Archive: Guatemala

Luxurious And Magical Jungle Getaway At Las Lagunas Hotel in Guatemala

If you are looking to experience the Guatemalan jungle in a relaxed and magical setting Las Lagunas boutique hotel is the ideal choice. Just 15 minutes away from the Santa Elena airport and the Island of Flores and 45 minutes from the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Las Lagunas is the ultimate jungle getaway. After having …

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Learn Spanish In Guatemala While You Visit Mayan Ruins: Dos Mundos Spanish School In Flores

Looking for a Spanish School in Guatemala? Away from the flocks of tourists, studying Spanish in Flores, Peten not only gives you a more authentic experience but puts you close to some of the most beautiful Mayan ruins in the world! If you want to learn Spanish Guatemala is one of the best places to …

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Guatemalan Tapado Recipe And History

A taste of the Caribbean and Garifuna flavor. Guatemala’s Tapado is a legacy of history and an explosion of flavor. Food is a wonderful thing, it not only fills one of your basic biological needs, but it also has the unusual ability to transport you to far away places, intoxicated by its flavors and aromas. …

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An Enchanting River Ride: A Quick Guide To Visiting Rio Dulce in Guatemala

As the boat cuts through the steady waves surrounded by exuberant mountains covered in a verdant green mantle of trees, you know you arrived at a little hidden paradise. Located on the Atlantic Coast, the state of Izabal in Guatemala hosts the beautiful Izabal Lake which connects with the Caribbean via the extensive and navigable …

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7 Ways To Enjoy The Guatemalan Jungle At Las Lagunas Hotel 

Located just minutes from the city of Santa Elena and the island of Flores in Guatemala, Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to stay when visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal in Guatemala. Set in the rainforest, on the shores of a small lagoon and surrounded by hundreds of acres of private …

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Things To Do With Kids In Guatemala City

I was born and raised in Guatemala and growing up there was not much to do for kids in the city, we used to go to Lake Atitlan or to the Pacific coast for the weekend but when it came to staying in the city the options where pretty limited. Things have changed a lot …

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Dramatic And Beautiful: Guatemala’s Volcanic Black Sand Beaches

I was born in Guatemala and as a child my family had a beach house on the Pacific coast. I grew up thinking that a black sand beach was pretty normal. Now I live in Florida’s Gulf Coast, just minutes away from some of the best beaches in the United States. We spend most of …

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Teaching My Kids About Their Country And Their Roots Through Travel

As a Guatemalan living in the United States I find myself always trying to find ways maintain our culture alive at home.  We celebrate Guatemalan holidays, cook Guatemalan food and stay in touch with our family in Guatemala. I also love to share with my children stories about my adventures as a child and later as …

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Getting A Taste of Mayan Cuisine: Where To Eat In Guatemala City

The restaurant scene in Guatemala City has really burgeoned in the last few years as a wave of young and talented Guatemalan chefs has decided to dig into their roots creating modern Guatemalan cuisine that draws inspiration from rich traditional dishes and local ingredients. Even local restaurants that had been doing the same thing for decades …

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Traveling to Connect to Your Culture and Roots: Win a Trip Back to Your Country!

Thanks to the partnership I have with Delta Air Lines on this post, I am sharing my trip back home.   As a Latina living in the United States I miss my country and my parents. It’s hard living away from family and friends and although our home is now in Florida I’ve never stopped …

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