My Guatemala Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

My Guatemala Photo Diary

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I was talking to someone the other day about my time spent living in Guatemala and I was reminded how much I miss that experience! It was such an exciting time in my life, it was a little over a year ago and I had just left my job in Boston to go live in […]

The 5 Best Places to Visit in Guatemala

The 5 Best Places to Visit in Guatemala

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Guatemala is a country filled with beautiful sights, rich culture, friendly people, amazing food, and outdoor adventures. It should absolutely be on your travel wish list, and when you come here these are the 5 places you absolutely must visit!   Lake Atitlan This beautiful sprawling lake is made all the more enchanting by the […]

How To Experience The Best of Lake Atitlan

How to Experience the Best of Lake Atitlan

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If you’re thinking about visiting Guatemala, no doubt Lake Atitlan is on your radar. It’s one of the country’s biggest attractions, and with good reason! It’s a beautiful location, a tranquil lake surrounded by mountains and volcanoes. So what is there to do and see on here? Check out the best of Lake Atitlan and […]

Spotlight on Lake Atitlan: San Pedro, Guatemala

Spotlight on Lake Atitlan: San Pedro, Guatemala

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Each of the towns surrounding Lake Atitlan in Guatemala has its own personality. You’ll get a different vibe, a different crowd, different attractions, and a different experience depending on which you choose to visit. Even though they are all on the same lake, they are unique. And San Pedro La Laguna is the party town! […]

Hiking Volcan San Pedro

Hiking Volcan San Pedro

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At the base of Volcan San Pedro, the hike we’re about to begin seems manageable, not too high or intimidating. My guide must see the overt confidence on my face because he interrupts my thoughts by saying, “Yeah she doesn’t look like much from down here, but don’t be fooled. She’s a tough hike.” With […]

Spotlight on Lake Atitlan: Panajachel, Guatemala

Spotlight on Lake Atitlan: Panajachel, Guatemala

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As I step off the chicken bus in the center of Panajachel, Guatemala I’m not sure whether the city or the bus is more chaotic! The city is bustling with activity, overflowing with excitement, and I can feel the beat of the city pulsing through me instantly. The energy of this lake town makes me […]

15 Things You Must Do in Xela, Guatemala

15 Things You Must Do in Xela, Guatemala

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A popular city for ex-pats, Xela (Quetzaltenango) blends perfectly the traditions and cultures of Guatemala with the comforts and amenities of home. It’s definitely worth a visit, so to help you plan your time there, read on for the top 15 things you must do in Xela, Guatemala! Try the street food. Vendors are out […]