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10 reasons you should visit Guatemala

Guatemala… the land of eternal spring. Full of volcanoes, beautiful lakes, delicious food, amazing people and colorful markets. Here are my ten reasons for you to book that ticket now and come over! 10. Chicken buses Although they are…

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…