Travel stories about Guatemala

Guatemala is a perfect country for traveling or for spending your holidays. Guatemala has a lot to offer for you. If you like to learn more about the culture or if you just want to relax, Guatemala might be a country to consider to visit.

If you want to know more, because you want to visit Guatemala or you are traveling there right now, you will find here useful and fun blog posts written by other travelers that have been visiting Guatemala in North America. Just let other travel bloggers inspire you!

Rio Dulce, Guatemala | Tailor Made Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 9d

The Rio Dulce, or ‘Sweet River’ in English, is a river and lake system that flows from Lake Izabal…

Guatemala #adventure #nature #riverlake

Acatenango Volcano | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 37d

Acatenango is a volcano that forms part of the Central American Volcanic Arc as it tracks north to…

Guatemala #adventure #hiking #mountain #nature

Santo Tomas Church, Chichicastenango Beyond The Ordinary 70d

The church of Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango dates back to the middle of the 16th century and is…

Guatemala #building #history #sightseeing

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Guatemala Volcanoes | Tailor Made Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 134d

A brief guide to the key Guatemala volcanoes that, together, form part of the Central America…

Guatemala #mountain #nature #park

Alfombras of Guatemala | Tailor Made Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 184d

Alfombras are sawdust carpets that are used as street decorations, most typically during religious…

Guatemala #city #festival #history

The Amazing Lake Atitlan (Guatemala) The Golden Scope 294d

Lake Atitlan, a lake located at 1,500 meters above sea level but it is not difficult to climb it!…

Guatemala #mountain #nature #riverlake #sightseeing

The Mayan Ruins of Yaxha, Guatemala Laure Wanders 329d

When mentioning Mayan ruins in Guatemala, most people will immediately think about Tikal. The…

Guatemala #architecture #history #nature #park

Maximon | Guatemala's Folk Saint | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 343d

Defining Maximon is no easy feat although the most suitable description of him is probably as a…


Hiptipico | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 390d

Hiptipico, which describes itself as an ethical fashion brand, is based in the town of Panajachel…

Guatemala #shopping

8 Unforgettable Things to Do in Guatemala Laure Wanders 396d

Guatemala is densely packed with things worth seeing, from its ancient Mayan ruins and colourful…

Guatemala #city #sightseeing #temple #tip

Is Guatemala Safe? Advice for Solo (Female) Travelers -… Laure Wanders 402d

If you want to go to Guatemala, you may be wondering if it’s safe, especially if you’re a solo…

Guatemala #tip

The Best Things to Do at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Laure Wanders 409d

ake Atitlan is a gigantic lake nestled between dormant volcanoes in Guatemala. The lake is…

Guatemala #riverlake #sightseeing

Car and Driver in Guatemala | Tailor Made Guatemala… Beyond The Ordinary 413d

Having a car and driver in Guatemala is by no means the only option for getting around this…

Guatemala #roadtrip #tip #transportation

Acatenango Volcano Hike: a Complete Guide Laure Wanders 416d

If climbing an inactive volcano to watch an active one spew lava from your tent sounds like…

Guatemala #nature

Top 10 Things to Do in Antigua, Guatemala Laure Wanders 431d

Antigua (not to be confused with Antigua the island) is known as Guatemala’s most beautiful city…

Guatemala #architecture #city

Solola Market, Lake Atitlan | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 435d

Taking place every Tuesday & Friday morning, Solola Market is often referred to as being one of the…

Guatemala #shopping #sightseeing

Quetzal | Guatemala's National Bird | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 470d

The Quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala. It is found on the country’s flag and coat of arms…

Guatemala #nature #wildlife

Almolonga | Guatemala Holidays Beyond The Ordinary 532d

Located on the outskirts of Quetzaltenango, the otherwise unremarkable town of Almolonga has become…

Guatemala #food #roadtrip #sightseeing

Guatemala Guides | How to Travel Ethically | Ethical Travel… Claires Itchy Feet 1136d

How can we travel ethically in Guatemala in a way that has a positive impact. Read more about…