Category Archives: Guatemala

El Paredon For Budget Travelers: Is It Worth Visiting?

enjoying the waves at el paredon in guatemala just in front of the driftwood surfer hostel

Come find out all you need to know about backpacking El Paredon in Guatemala. In this travel guide, I will let you everything there is to know about this chill coastal town such as prices, transport, where to stay, the best things to do and so much more! Once you have explored the other beautiful […]

Best Hostels In Lake Atitlan: For Solo Travelers, Females & More

from the private pier looking back toward free cerveza one of the best hostels in lake atitlan

Let’s check out the absolute best hostels in Lake Atitlan for the perfect lakeside stay. This place is such as backpacker paradise, though surprisingly there aren’t actually too many options in terms of dorms. I will break down all the best options, so whether you are a solo backpacker, a female traveler, or simply want […]

Acatenango Volcano Hike: Difficulty, Tips & What To Expect

at ultimate view of volcan de fuego on the acatenango volcano hike difficulty

If you are heading to Guatemala, more specifically Antigua, there is one thing you seriously need to do, and that is the Acatenango Volcano Hike. Sure this is not for the faint-hearted, but trust me it is possible! With the help of this guide find out everything you need to know including Acatenango hike difficulty, […]

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 […]

Panajachel To San Pedro & The Towns Between: How To Travel Around Lake Atitlan

the boat docks from panajachel to san pedro, how to travel around lake atitlan

Come find out how to travel from Panajachel To San Pedro La Laguna and all the towns in between. Lake Atitlan is a big place and there are so many beautiful places to explore here. In this transport guide, I will let you know how to travel around Lake Atitlan, how to take a Lancha, […]

Can You Swim In Lake Atitlan Guatemala? 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 2024

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 […]

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 […]

Best Hostels In Antigua, Guatemala: Best Stays In 2024

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 2024

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 […]