Flor de Lis Restaurant in Guatemala City

Where To Eat In Guatemala City: A Taste Of Mayan Cuisine

Looking where to eat the best dishes in Guatemala City? You’re in the right place! Finding the best restaurants in town can be a bit of a hunt, but that’s where I come in. From traditional Guatemalan food to a delicious fusion of Mayan cuisine and modern gastronomy, here is the best foodie guide to … Read more

Easy Rosca de Reyes bollos

Our Favorite Dia De Reyes Traditions

El Dia de Reyes or Three Kings Day traditions are an important part of our holiday celebrations.  For a lot of people the Christmas season is over. Many families are taking the tree down to be turned into mulch (or simply puting it back in the box) and scaling their roofs to (carefully) remove all … Read more

Easy Rosca de Reyes bollos

Easy Rosca De Reyes Buns

Christmas is behind us, but at our home, we are still waiting for one of our favorite holidays: El Día de Los Reyes Magos or Three Kings Day. Children receive gifts from the Three Magi on this day, and families get together and eat Rosca de Reyes. Rosca de Reyes or Roscón de Reyes is … Read more

Feeding giraffes at Auto Safari Chapin in Guatemala

Getting Close to Nature at Auto Safari Chapín in Guatemala

Located in Escuintla and just a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala, Auto Safari Chapin is a great day trip for families and animal lovers. Whether you are visiting or living there, Auto Safari is one of the best things to do in Guatemala with kids. Things to do In Guatemala For Animal … Read more

Zompopos de Mayo Guatemala

Must Try Bizarre And Unique Foods In Guatemala

A few month’s ago I was contacted by the producers of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern. They were considering doing a show in Guatemala and found my blog posts for Guatemalan recipes and also saw my reviews on TripAdvisor for Guatemalan restaurants.  I had not given this subject much thought until then and being from Guatemala I … Read more


Ixcanul: A Mystical Journey Into Guatemala’s Mayan Culture

Ixcanul is Guatemalan director Jairo Bustamante’s first feature film which delivers thought provoking and moving performances as it tells a passionate story that touches political and social issues in a very subtle and elegant way. More than a movie it feels like stepping into the the lives of two Mayan women, mother and daughter, who share … Read more

Church at San Antonio Palopo

San Antonio Palopó: A Mayan Village with Unique Pottery

Perched on the mountainside of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala, San Antonio Palopó is a small town that has remained relatively unspoiled. Unlike Panajachel, you will not find many tourists in San Antonio! There are few hotels or restaurants, and the town’s life centers around its ceramics and textiles. With a picturesque church acting as the … Read more