Writer Bertie Ford hikes through the deep jungles of Petén to discover one of Central America’s lesser-known archeological sites – the lost Mayan city of… Read More »Discovering Lost Cities: Exploring the Ruins of El Mirador, Guatemala
Land of Eternal Spring
The number of people in Central America’s most populated country.
The height in meters of Tajumulco Volcano, Central America’s highest peak.
Percentage of indigenous population in Guatemala.
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Many expats in Central America find it hard to get used to the noise. Latin America is simply a louder place to live. Street noise,… Read More »Waking Up to Bombas and Bells: Street Noise in Guatemala
Nestor Quixtan takes a look at Guatemala-UK relations in 2022, specifically in the fields of trade, socioeconomic and environmental cooperation, and tourism. The death, last… Read More »A Look at Guatemala-UK Relations in 2022
A look around the region on Central American Independence Day, where five countries celebrate the 201st anniversary of independence from Spain. Today Central America celebrates… Read More »Happy Central American Independence Day to All
The state of healthcare in Guatemala is a major concern for many expats. But with preparation, figuring out what’s best for you should make things… Read More »Healthcare In Guatemala: The Basics Expats Need to Know
One thing visitors to Guatemala do is go to a market. The colors, sounds, and smells of any given Guatemala market can be hypnotic. Here’s… Read More »Going to a Guatemala Market? Four Things You Should Know
All Guatemala Covid entry requirements are now eliminated, effective August 12, 2022. Testing and vaccines are now a recommendation rather than a rule. Last week,… Read More »Guatemala Covid Entry Requirements Eliminated for Travelers Entering the Country
It’s easy to get scammed when buying real estate in Guatemala. Here, former Antigua-based realtor Jake Stamp outlines one of the most common ways and… Read More »Due Diligence: One Simple Thing To Do Before You Buy Real Estate in Guatemala
After reinstating mask mandates throughout Guatemala in early July, the government has now done a u-turn on the ruling. Masks are now optional again in… Read More »Guatemala Drops Mask Mandates Less than Two Weeks after Reimposing Them
Planning an Acatenango volcano hike in Guatemala but don’t know where to start? Travel blogger Pubali Kanjilal has you covered. In this article, she walks… Read More »How to Choose the Best Tour Company for an Acatenango Volcano Hike in Guatemala