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10 reasons you should visit Guatemala

10. Chicken buses Although they are not a very safe way of transportation, every chicken bus is a small piece of art on its own. Even though I have seen hundreds of them so far, I will always be…

Culture GO Sacatepéquez

GO: Festival de Barriletes

On November 1st many countries celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), a holiday that originates in Mexico but has spread out to more Central-American countries and even to other countries around the world. On this day,…

Culture Guatemala

Independence Day

Last Friday we celebrated El Día de la Independencia, or as we say in proper English: Independence Day. I looked forward to this day, because I had no clue what this day would look like or how the Guatemalans…


14x Food I miss from home

14. Albert Heijn salads You would probably not expect this to be on the list, but boy, do I miss this! One of the hardest things to deal with here in Guatemala is food. We have a great grocery…