Archive for 'Guatemala'

Polaroid of the week: Exploding Volcano in Guatemala

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by .


We had no idea about our three hour layover in Guatemala last Monday, but this incredible landscape made us realize that we need to come back for another visit.

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How much does it cost to travel through Central America?

Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by .


When you travel long term, your budget becomes your Bible. This is why we wanted to share a break down on how much it cost for us to travel through Central America – including all the splurges and island vacations.

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Hotel Tip Of The Week: El Amanecer Sak’cari in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

Posted on 12. Mar, 2011 by .


This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Hotel El Amanecer Sak’cari in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala.

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The Tops and Flops of 300 days of travel

Posted on 02. Mar, 2011 by .


In 300 days of travel, we have had some amazing ups and disappointing downs, and share with you here our top & flop moments, travel mishaps, favorite experiences and travel recommendations.

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Reflections: 300 days on the road

Posted on 26. Feb, 2011 by .


300 days on the road… almost exactly 10 months of backpacking! Looking back on Day 1 arriving in Las Vegas back in April to where we are now, we still can not believe how much life, experience, adventure – and work! – we have been able to squeeze into these 300 days.

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Hotel tip of the week: Yellow House, Antigua Guatemala

Posted on 19. Feb, 2011 by .


Need a cheap hotel? This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: The Yellow House in Antigua, Guatemala.

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33 things we love about Guatemala

Posted on 18. Jan, 2011 by .


No matter how well you know a place, there is always so much more to discover. Though Jess lived here for two years, the 10 wonderful weeks we spent in Guatemala in 2010 led to some of our most magnificent discoveries and experiences of our travels so far. Read on for a list of 33 things, in no particular order, we absolutely love about Guatemala.

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A former local’s guide to Antigua, Guatemala

Posted on 15. Jan, 2011 by .


Seven years after living two years in Antigua, Guatemala, Jess from the Globetrottergirls returns to discover what’s new and what has endured as the best places to eat, drink, chill and stay in and around Antigua, Guatemala.

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Street food junkies on the hunt in Guatemala

Posted on 11. Jan, 2011 by .


The Globetrottergirls love street food, and we spent our time hunting for the best veggie options in Guatemala. Read on for our best-of summary, and omnivores need not worry – we’ve included meat options too.

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Go Beyond: The Chichicastenango Market

Posted on 07. Jan, 2011 by .


Along with Antigua and Lake Atitlan, most visitors to Guatemala will include the famous Chichicastenango market to their itinerary, and with good reason. The Go Beyond series looks beyond this bustling market to reveal one of Guatemala’s most charming towns. Read on for what you might miss if you only visit the market.

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