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Day of The Dead Traditions in Guatemala

Day of the Dead is one of the most important Guatemalan holidays. Throughout many Latin American countries, el Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated on November 1st and November 2nd. However, the Day of the Dead traditions in Guatemala is unique and very different from the Día de Muertos traditions in Mexico. In Guatemala, celebrations … Read more

best waterfalls in Lake Atitlán Guatemala

The Best Hiking Trails in Lake Atitlan

Atitlán is in itself a great destination for ecotourism in Guatemala. And when it comes to well maintained hiking trails with beautiful views of both the lake and waterfalls, Reserva Natural de Atitlán has the best hiking trails in lake Atitlan. Surrounded by volcanoes and dotted with traditional Mayan villages, Atitlan is considered to be … Read more

The best recipe for Guetemalan tamales

Traditional Guatemalan Tamales: A Savory Taste from Home

If you want to learn how to make traditional Guatemalan food, these Guatemalan tamales recipes are definitely for you! From the savory tamales rojos to the sweet taste of tamalitos de elote, you will find these Guatemalan recipes simply divine. Making homemade tamales takes some time, but that makes them extra special. Whether for Christmas … Read more

Guatemalan pepian de pollo

A Delicious Beginner’s Guide to Guatemalan Food

If you want to try the best dishes in Guatemala, this starter guide to Guatemalan food is for you! I compiled a list of the best Guatemalan recipes you must try. From classic tamales to decadent desserts, you’ll find all my favorite Guatemalan dishes. Therefore, if you crave traditional Guatemalan foods, add these delicious recipes … Read more

Guatemalan salpicon de carne

Salpicón de Res: An Easy Guatemalan Recipe

Salpicón de res (o salpicon de carne) is a shredded or diced beef salad loaded with citrus flavors. It is a tasty traditional Guatemalan food perfect as a party appetizer or a wholesome main dish. Unlike any other salad you have ever tried, this Guatemalan dish is full of fresh vegetables and a delicious marinade! … Read more

Hotel Villa Maya, Guatemala

Hotel Villa Maya: A Natural Paradise Close to Tikal

Hotel Villa Maya is an excellent option if you’re looking for the best hotel to stay in when visiting Flores and Tikal in Guatemala. My favorite thing about this great Tikal hotel is its location near Flores and Tikal National Park. Even though it’s close to everything it’s still secluded and relaxing, surrounded by lush … Read more

Guatemalan tamalitos de elote

Guatemalan Tamal De Elote: Easy Recipe For Sweet Corn Tamales

Tamales de elote are a delicious sweet corn tamal perfect as a dessert or sweet treat any time. By following this super easy recipe for Guatemalan tamales de elotes, you will be able to enjoy this amazing traditional Guatemalan dessert made from fresh sweet corn kernels in no time! This Guatemalan dish has no meat … Read more

Guatemalan Christmas dinner with tamales

Christmas Traditions In Guatemala

Are you wondering what Guatemalan Christmas traditions are like? Let me tell you that Christmas in Guatemala is full of holiday traditions and delicious food. From las posadas navideñas and Noche Buena to the smell of fresh pine and delicious tamales colorados accompanied by hot chocolate or ponche de frutas, the Guatemalan Christmas holidays are … Read more

Guatemalan atol de elote recipe

Easy Recipe for Atol De Elote Guatemalteco

Atol de elote or atol de maiz is one of Guatemala’s most popular traditional drinks. If you are craving a sweet, comforting drink to warm you up during the holidays, Guatemalan corn atole is for you! This hot traditional Guatemalan drink is made with sweet corn and flavored with vanilla or cinnamon. It’s a popular … Read more