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

Best Mayan ruins in Guatemala. Zaculeu archeological site.

Best Mayan Ruins to Visit in Guatemala

If you’re planning to visit Guatemala, checking out the Mayan ruins in the region is surely included in your Guatemala itinerary!!  The remains of the once-dominant Mayan cities offer a glimpse into one of the greatest early civilizations, whose technological advancements are still quite impressive to this day. While Tikal is a must-visit, and on … Read more

Guide to visiting the Iximche Mayan Ruins in Gautemala

The Ultimate Guide to the Iximche Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

The Iximche Mayan ruins in Guatemala are a must-see destination and one of the most underrated things to do in Guatemala. These ancient ruins offer a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the Mayan civilization. You can visit these stunning ruins surrounded by stunning natural beauty!   Located in the Western Highlands of … Read more

Giant kite festival in Guatemala

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