Best ruins in Antigua Guatemala, El Carmen Church ruins

Best Colonial Ruins in Antigua Guatemala

Exploring the colonial ruins of Antigua Guatemala should definitely be at the top of your list of things to do in Antigua. From convents with gorgeous courtyards and crumbled cathedrals to stunning baroque churches this list of the best colonial ruins in Antigua has it all! As someone who knows Antigua Guatemala well this city … Read more

The Best Hotel For Families in Antigua Guatemala Porta Hotel Antigua

Porta Hotel: The Best Hotel in Antigua Guatemala For Families

With beautiful colonial architecture, lush gardens, and a large pool built for kids, Porta Hotel Antigua is the best hotel in Antigua Guatemala for families. Porta Hotel has been a favorite with local Guatemalan families for decades, and there are many reasons for that. For over 70 years, the hotel has welcomed families from around … Read more

Santo Domingo del Cerro

Best Things To Do In Antigua Guatemala With Kids

Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Antigua Guatemala is a colonial city rich in history and culture. A place that seems to have stood still, there are exciting and fun things to do in Antigua Guatemala. But when it comes to finding kid-friendly activities in Antigua, it can be somewhat of a challenge. … Read more

Piloyada antigueña recipe from Guatemala

Piloyada Antigueña: A Guatemalan Pork and Bean Recipe

The Piloyada Antigueña recipe is a traditional dish from Antigua Guatemala, known for its simple yet flavorful combination of ingredients. This recipe for Piloyada brings together the unique taste of piloy beans (similar to kidney or pinto beans) with other fresh ingredients, creating one of my favorite Guatemalan recipes using beans that’s both nutritious and … Read more

Xecas, Shecas o Semitas receta de Guatemala

Recipe for Shecas de Guatemala

Shecas are a unique and popular Guatemalan pan dulce or sweet bread. This recipe for Guatemalan shecas is easy to follow and once you try this you won’t stop making shecas at home. Shecas, also known as Xecas, Semitas, and Cemitas is a very popular Guatemalan bread from Quetzaltenango. These delightful bread rolls, with a … Read more

Guatemalan pan dulce

Guatemalan Pan Dulce

Guatemalan pan dulce, or sweet bread, is a beloved part of the country’s culinary heritage. From soft campechanas to crunchy champurradas, each sweet bread has a unique combination of flavors, textures, and shapes. In this article, I’m gonna share with you all about Guatemala’s sweet breads, from its origins and popular varieties to the cultural … Read more

Revolcado recipe from Guatemala

Guatemalan Revolcado Recipe

This easy Guatemalan revolcado recipe lets you recreate this traditional Guatemalan pig’s head stew at home. Made with tender and flavorful parts of the pig’s head, aromatic spices, tomatoes, and a variety of traditional ingredients, revolcado is one of the most popular traditional Guatemalan foods. Don’t be intimidated by its name, this easy-to-follow recipe will … Read more