Life on the Quisil river is better.

Without a doubt, Huehuetenango is absolutely a region you must visit when going to Guatemala. Due to its size and varying altitudes, it has a varying climate and magnificent landscapes. The majority of the people living in this region is still of Mayan descent. They are living together with nature in this beautiful area. To protect…

Experiencing a breathtaking sunrise on the roof of Central America?

Sunday morning April 9th, 6 a.m. Why waking up this early? Good news, we would finally hike up Volcán Tajumulco. A two day adventure to the highest peak of Guatemala and Central America. I was so ready for this! Backpack? Check! Water? Check! Nice people? Check! Camera? Dubble check! Except Tajumulco, because we had to drive 2…

The valuable stamp

Of course you want to stay longer in Guatemala. 90 days on your visa are sometimes too short to really experience all the beauty of the country of eternal spring, especially if you took the time to learn Spanish or you started volunteering. To renew your visa, you can’t just go south. Nicaragua, Honduras, El…

#XelaTop10 – The reasons why you should come

This blog has had a few posts about the lovely city of Quetzaltenango. Now we’re proud to present to you the #XelaTop10! The ten reasons why you should come to this city. See them here.

Mayan history worked into art

Art is one of those things you can find a lot in San Juan La Laguna. It has some artists that work with very colorful styles. Benedicto Ixtamer is an artist who has made it his life mission to capture the rich Mayan history into beautiful paintings in different styles. His place near the coffee…