How to Stay Safe While Traveling in Guatemala

Due to recent incidents and the lack of police force in some areas, many tourists reconsider their vacation options if they had Guatemala in mind. It is still one of the most interesting countries to visit and there are some steps to follow to make sure that you and your friends are safe. The embassies may provide you detailed guides and you will receive some advice on the airport too….

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Best Tours in Guatemala

Guatemala is well-known for being one of the most beautiful countries in Southern America. It has untouched forests that are the house of some of the rarest species of animals on the planet. Besides the amazing landscapes you will also find the ruins of some of the most powerful civilizations on Earth. The cities here seem to be in a never-ending festival and the local architecture reveals the long history…

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Top 6 Natural Sites In Guatemala

Here are some of the natural sites you should visit when next you touch down in Guatemala. Nebaj & the Ixil Triangle This area was once remote and uninhabited during the government’s oppressive civil wars against the native population suspected to be supporting leftist rebels. In recent years, it is the best place to go to access the broad highlands of Guatemala for a glimpse into the country’s rural landscape…

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Top 5 Famous People from Guatemala

Guatemala having seen internal strife in years past has emerged to be one of the prominent countries in America. She boasts of the success in her agricultural sector, and ethanol export. In the recent years, Guatemala has risen to glory in the fame of some of her billionaire citizens amongst which we have these five prestigious men. Dionisio Gutierrez Mayorga Gutierrez as recorded in Revista summa (a financial periodical in…

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Historical Sites in Guatemala

Guatemala is a small fantastic country with interesting historical locations excellent for vacation. Guatemala has Belize, Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras as friendly neighbors. The volcanoes, rainforest ancient ruins and high mountains in Guatemala make her a perfect landscape for a petite and memorable vacation. Imaging the beautiful view from the peak of those mountains. San Miguel Petapa San Miguel Petapa is a town that lies in the south of…

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10 fun facts about Guatemala

Guatemala is a country found in Central America. It is the most highly populated country found in Central America with a population of over 16 million in a country that is 108,889 km² in size. The country of Guatemala has ocean on both the eastern and western side. On the eastern side is the Caribbean ocean while on the western side is the Pacific Ocean. Countries bordering Guatemala include Honduras, El…

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Best Guatemalan Foods

Guatemala has a range of food dishes that a person can choose from. Their food often contains beans, white rice and corn tortillas. The food has been influenced traditionally by both the Mayan people and from the Spanish colonists. Guatemalans traditionally like to eat stews and soups. Today other influences, including those from the Caribbean, Africa and America have permeated the food industry. Mexican influences are also evident in the…

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Best Entertainment in Guatemala City

Best Entertainment in Guatemala City

Guatemala City, the capital of the country, is a bustling, energetic city of more than 2 million residents. Located in the Hermitage Valley near to the active Pacaya volcano, this tourist hotspot attracts visitors every year to its extensive Mayan history, buzzing atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. If you have chance to make it to this wonderful city, you’ll be spoilt for choice with things to do both during the day…

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All About Guatemala

The Republic of Guatemala is situated in Central America between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is a Spanish-speaking country with an approximate population of 13 million inhabitants. The official currency is the Quetzal. It is a very beautiful country dotted by mountains and volcanoes and is visited by many visitors each year. There are around 30 active volcanoes in Guatemala. The surface of this country is slightly…

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Best Restourants In Guatemala

“Life is too short for bad meals” Anytime this statement comes to my mind, I tend to think about it again and again, and each time I come to realize that it is very essential to eat a very good food. A meal that will nourish the body and give you satisfaction for your money. The crave for good and quality food made me go on a research in the…

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