Guatemala Travel Guides for Backpackers

Top 5 Cafes for Digital Nomads in Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala is a beautiful little colonial city nestled between 3 volcanos just 45 minutes drive from Guatemala City. Once the capital of Guatemala, it is now a popular destination for tourists, expats and digital nomads alike, all attracted to the charm and ease of the town and the picturesque […]
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Discover Panajachel and its lakeside charm

Panajachel is the largest and busiest town in the shores of Lake Atitlán with hundreds of local and foreign tourists, many hippies, tuk-tuks, businesses, stray dogs and street vendors. It might very well sound like a materialized nightmare, but Panajachel has its charms that can make many fall in love […]
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Things to Do in Antigua Guatemala

Guatemala is a beautiful country with lakes, volcanoes, and Mayan and colonial ruins. There are many places you might want to visit when travelling in Guatemala, but a tourist favorite is the quiet town of Antigua. There are activities here for all everyone, no matter how adventurous you are. Churches […]
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5 Reasons to Travel to El Salvador in 2019

Hello Everyone! Have you started planning your vacation for next year? Are you trying to decide whether to go to a paradisiac beach or reconnect with yourself up in the hills? Well, then you are in luck because in this article I’m going to share with you a place that […]
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Recommended Safety En Route to Honduras

I hadn’t planned on coming to Honduras, however looking back on it now it is a funny sequence of events. Many would think it’s due to Honduras’ reputation for danger. that didn’t bother me at the time and I can assure you safety is not any more of an issue here […]
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Best Mayan Routes Tips & Tricks

Go deep between Peten’s Forest to explore the biggest Mayan civilization from all times! Love challenges, camping, and the jungle? Get a week walking tour inside the jungle to be amazed by the El Mirador civilization. Traveling with kids or in short times? Don’t worry, you can still get a […]
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El Paredón: Guatemala’s must visit beach

People say Guatemala isn't known for its beaches. They must have overlooked El Paredón, Guatemala's best beach and possibly one of its best kept secrets. Sure, other Central American countries beat out Guatemala in number and quality of beaches, but the experience of visiting El Paredón is too unique to […]
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Stunning natural places to practice ecotourism in Chiapas

During this summer vacations, I had the chance to make a road trip around the most beautiful parts of Chiapas.  For me, it was the second time to visit this State; however, the whole experience was still amazing and breathtaking because of Chiapas, like other States in Mexico, has its […]
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Pacaya: Adventures on an active Volcano in Guatemala

Have you ever thought of hiking on an active volcano? Listen to the rumbling beat of nature’s unstoppable forces? Are you coming to Guatemala and are looking for excitement, fun, and rewards of an outdoors, body activating, stress-free adventure you can do in a matter of hours while being close […]
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Antigua Guatemala: History and What to Do

Welcome to Antigua Guatemala Guatemala is a small country located in Central America, right below Mexico and above Honduras and El Salvador. Due to its geographical location, Guatemala’s most known motto is “The Country of the Eternal Spring”. The latter means that the climate doesn’t change much throughout the year, […]
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Get to know Guatemala from a different perspective: Its people.

¡Bienvenido a Guatemala! “Welcome to Guatemala” in Spanish. I´m local and I would probably greet you this way if I knew you personally, which I would love to. You know why? Because I feel like you´re visiting me at my house, and when someone visits you, I assume you try to […]
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LAKE ATITLAN. A MAGIC PLACE IN GUATEMALA!

Almost Paradise. A magic destination you would never forget! Atitlan is a natural destination located in the department of Sololá, in Guatemala, where an 18 km length lake will brighten your eyes instantly. With a panoramic view of the lake and 3 volcanos: Atitlan, Tolimán and San Pedro, Lake Atitlan […]
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Moving to México, A Guide

Who Wants To Move To México? This article is written for anyone thinking about moving to México for travel or work, or maybe just because they love beaches, tacos, and Tequila (who doesn´t!). I will tell you a little about me, but mainly I will share my hints and tips […]
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Guatemala: Episodes of a Trip

We all have an adventure, a knowledge, an opinion, a memory, an episode to tell… These are the Episodes of a Trip: Guatemala You can watch the video here: [vc_video link=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2VNg7koe2s] Click Here to Follow Instagram Any question send an email for: [email protected] Before I talk a little about my paths and […]
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Las Nubes: a piece of heaven in Chiapas

The edges of the Lacandona Jungle in Chiapas hides a piece of heaven known as Las Nubes.   You will never get tired of or bored with Chiapas. It is one of the most impressive states in Mexico, which is flattering enough considering the vast beauty of this country. From magic […]
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The Magic of San Marcos, Guatemala

I had never even heard of San Marcos La Laguna. San Marcos found me. Sunrise on Atitlan Lake After a few days in Antigua, Guatemala, my partner and I headed towards Panajachel, from where we took a lancha to cross Lake Atitlan. My initial gut feeling was […]
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