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Lobster-fest in Belize

Lobster-fest in Belize Group or private tour 6 days & 5 nights Date of festival: last weekend in June Every year, the Lobster-fest in Placencia takes place on the last weekend in June. The largest celebrations occur on Saturday of that weekend. The Lobster-fest is a massive fair where you can find a wide variety […]

Festival the day of the death in Mexico

Festival the day of the death in Mexico. Tours in the YucatanPeninsula in Mexico Date of festival: October 31th – November 2nd The area around Mérida on the Yucatan Peninsula has many interesting sites to explore. On daily trips you have a chance to see historic sites such as Celestún, Chichen Itzá and Mayapán. They […]

All Saints Day – Guatemala

All Saints Day – Guatemala Date: November 1st and 2nd Throughout the Catholic world, November 1st is celebrated as Día de Todos Santos (All Saints Day) or Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). On this holy day, all saints are honored. The Day of All Souls is celebrated on November 2nd. On these days, […]

Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala

Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala is a colorful display of traditional culture and folklore. The festive streets are filled with movement. It is an incredible insight into the spiritual life of Guatemala. Easter Week in Antigua, Guatemala is the biggest festival in the region. This week is greatly anticipated by […]

Tajumulco Volcano

Border of Mexico & Guatemala Tajumulco’s summit is 4,220 meters above sea level and the highest point in Central America. This volcano has been dormant for years, and the area around Tajumulco was declared a protected area since 1965. Tajumulco is composed of andesitic-dacitic lavas on the top of a large escarpment of uncertain origin. […]

El Mirador

Often when you hear about the great pyramids’ of the world you think about the Egyptian pyramids or perhaps the Pyramid of the Sun in Mexico. But did you know that Guatemala is actually home to the largest pyramid in the world? ‘La Danta’ Pyramid of El Mirador is located in the Northern Petén region […]

Fuentes Georginas

Fuentes Georginas is a picturesque hot spring nestled into the beautiful mountains of Zunil, near Xela. If you are learning Spanish or are just looking to experience the local culture in Xela, Fuentes should make it onto your to do list. The Western Highland of Guatemala can be a bit chilly therefore making these warm […]

Biking in Caye Caulker in Belize

Guatemala for first-timers

With its diverse indigenous culture, rich Maya heritage and colonial charm, Guatemala is an intoxicating adventure for both the jaded and novice traveler. That said, visiting for the first time can be a daunting experience. Embassy warnings, economic hardships and a bewildering range of things to see and do can be off-putting. Should you be […]

Discover The Mayan Empire – Travel Mayan Ruins

The Mayan civilization left many cultural treasures behind in the mountains and jungles of Central America.  Every park has a story to tell.  Even more, each location offers a unique window into the history of the Mayan world.  Several known sites are under continuous excavation.   At the same time archaeologists are uncovering new sites as recently […]

Don’t Miss the Markets in Guatemala!

With so many colorful markets in Guatemala full of fresh fruits and vegetabels, you are going to want to try them all!  But once you bring them back your your kitchen, what do you do?  How do you put everything together? What is traditional Guatemalan cuisine, anyway? If you are a foodie or love to […]