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Rio Dulce is one of the largest towns in the eastern part of Guatemala and is close to transport to Belize and Honduras. While it is large enough that you will find most of your major amenities such as banks, supermarkets, clothing stores, pharmacies, and anything else you may need during your travels, it isn't an …
Panajachel, the largest town on Lake Atitlan, is located on the east side of the lake (closest to Antigua and Guatamala City) and is generally where you get dropped off. There is a busy little market area running down the main strip where most Panajachel hostels are located. The chance of some relaxing peace and quiet …
Quetzaltenango (or Xela, as the locals refer to it) is Guatemala's second-largest city and capital of the highlands. It's a pretty little city and an excellent place to base yourself for exploring the the many highlights of Guatemala's highland region, such as the Santa Maria volcano, Tajamulco Volcano, Lake Atitlan, …
Of all the cities in Guatemala, La Antigua may be the least Guatemalan, but it's a beautiful place, full of opportunities for education, adventure, and relaxation. Expats and travelers gravitate toward La Antigua's springlike climate, modern conveniences, inexpensive language schools, and volcano backdrop. …
Flores is a small island in Peten, Guatemala. To get there, you have to travel through the town of Santa Elena and then over the bridge to get there. The bridge is within walking distance from one side to the other and this is really convenient, as it gives you access to the supermarket and other major amenities that …
The capital and most populated city of Guatemala, Guatemala City is very westernized for a Central American city. You will find many American retail, food, and other stores here, reflecting the large influence that the U.S. has on the Guatemalan economy. Despite all of this, Guatemala City has a reputation for being …
Boasting a beautiful, refreshing, sparkling blue river, Lanquin is definitely one of Guatemala's hidden gems. With nearby Semuc Champey coaxing travelers of all kinds into the centre of the country, Lanquin does not get enough credit for what it can contribute to a traveler's journey through Central America. It is …
Santa Cruz La Laguna is a breathtaking, hidden paradise located on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. It's beautiful volcano views and beautiful water are the perfect setting to take a relaxing weekend away from the big city, a glimpse into the life of a Guatemalan villager, a delicious meal or a scuba diving trip …
Livingston is a small fishing town located on an island on the Atlantic coast of Guatemala. It has a really chilled out and cool ambiance and there is plenty to do around the area if you decide to stick around for a few days. Most people use Livingston as a hub as a place to sleep before the arduous journey from there …
San Pedro La Laguna, also known as San Pedro, is a magical place that enjoys an eternal spring on the banks of Lake Atitlán, one of Guatemala's most attractive areas. Each village in the region maintains its colorful traditional dress and many other customs and ways of life still flourish. Locals use their heads -- …