Category Archives: Guatemala

Can You Swim In Lake Atitlan? The Water Quality, Sicknesses, & Sewage

tasha amy pondering the important questions in life like can you swim in lake aititlan

When I was heading to Lake Atitlan I was excited to swim, be surrounded by volcanos, and relax. However, the longer I was there the more stories I heard regarding cleanliness, pollution, and sewage resulting in sick travelers. My thought process quickly changed from going for a morning dip to, can you swim in Lake […]

Best Hostels In El Paredon: 8 Hostels For The Perfect Stay 2023

enjoying pool life at the best hostels in el paredon

Come check out the best hostels in El Paredon so you can have the perfect stay in this sleepy beachside town. I will break down all the best options, so whether you are a solo backpacker, a female traveler, or simply want somewhere cheap to rest your head you will be able to figure out […]

Antigua To Lake Atitlan: By Chicken Bus, Shuttle Or Taxi

how to travel from antigua to lake atitlan by shuttle, van, bus, or taxi

Find out how to travel from Antigua to Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. These are both two popular tourist destinations, but each offers something completely different. Whether you want to get to Lake Atitlan by shuttle, chicken bus, or taxi, I will let you know how to book, prices, and more! Once you are done exploring […]

Backpacking Antigua In Guatemala On A Budget: Top Tips For Travelers

exploring the ruins while backpacking antigua in guatemala

Come check out all you need to know about backpacking Antigua on a budget in Guatemala! I will let you know everything there is so you have an amazing time exploring this city such as prices, transport, where to stay, the best things to do and so much more! Antigua in Guatemala is one of my […]

Best Hostels In Antigua, Guatemala: Best Stays In 2023

relaxing around the pool at casi casa on a warm day, one of the best hostels in antigua guatemala

Come check out the best hostels in Antigua Guatemala for the ultimate stay. Being a popular tourist destination there is a crazy amount of hostels to choose from. Though how do you know which one is going to be best for you? Well no worries, I have compared the price, facilities, amenities, and location- so […]

Visit Hobbitenango From Antigua: BEST Travel Tips For The Perfect Trip 2023

visiting hobbitenango from antigua in guatemala

Whether you are a Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit fan, or not, visiting Hobbitenango is well worth the trip when you are in Antigua. I will let you know everything you may need to know for your visit including transport, costs, things to do and more! Now maybe you are a fan of the […]

Antigua To Copan Ruinas: How To Travel From Guatemala To Honduras

arriving in a new country after traveling from antigua to copan ruinas

Wanting to travel from Guatemala to Honduras, then come find out exactly how to do so between the popular towns of Antigua to Copan Ruinas. No doubt these two places are well worth visiting while you are in Central America, though they do involve half a day’s travel and a border crossing. So let’s find […]

How To Travel From Lanquin To Semuc Champey: All Options Explained

how to travel from lanquin to semuc champey by tour, pick up truck, taxi or walking

Come find out how to travel from Lanquin to Semuc Champey in Guatemala. These two spots are only a short distance apart, though the dirt roads are mountainous and full of potholes. So let’s find out how exactly I and heaps of other travelers make this journey by tour, pickup truck, walking, or taxi including […]

3 Weeks In Guatemala Itinerary: Epic Route From North To South

watching fuego volcano erupt, a must on the 3 weeks in guatemala itinerary

Planning a trip to the incredible country of Guatemala, but not sure where to go? Then come check out my 3 weeks in Guatemala itinerary where we will explore the whole country from North to South. Let’s talk about the best route, things to do, transportation, accommodation, and more during your time in Guatemala! If […]

Antigua To El Paredon: Tourist Shuttle, Chicken Bus, Or Taxi?

taking the chicken bus from antigua to el paredon

Get ready to escape the city and hit the beach by traveling from Antigua to El Paredon. Enjoy being at sea level, practice your surfing, or simply just hang out. Whether you want to get to El Paredon by shuttle, chicken bus, or taxi, I will let you know how to book, prices, and more! […]

Pacaya Volcano Hike: Difficulty, What To Expect & Top Tips 2023

doing the pacaya volcano hike from antigua in Guatemala

If you are looking for an easier Volcano trek in Guatemala then the Pacaya Volcano hike is the perfect choice. With the help of this guide find out everything you need to know including Pacaya Volcano hike difficulty, costs, what tour to book, what to expect, weather, and so much more! Now if you are in […]

My Real Cost To Travel Guatemala: $50.00 Per Day Budget

cost to travel guatemala on a budget backpacker style

Wanting to travel Guatemala, but don’t know how much to save? Then come check out my cost to travel Guatemala on a budget of $50.00 per day. Let’s talk about the price of accommodation, transportation, food, and more before I let you know my EXACT Guatemala trip cost! One thing I always do on my […]