Tag Archive: central america

1 Week in Guatemala

Want to visit Guatemala but don’t have a lot of time? Follow in my footsteps and you’ll be amazed at how much you can do and see with just 1 week in Guatemala! My first trip to Guatemala was booked on a whim ($90 roundtrip on sale) and I couldn’t even point it out on …

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Bocas del Toro-Central America’s Best Kept Secret

This is a guest post from my friend Ian Hurlstone. Ian does not have a blog of his own but he was so blown away by the awesomeness of Bocas del Toro, Panama that he asked if he could write a post about it for my blog! All content, including photos, are Ian’s. It’s hard …

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Defying Death at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

Fear and heat. That’s what I remember most about hiking over an active lava field at Pacaya Volcano outside of Antigua, Guatemala. I had never been so terrified in my life. One wrong move and I was dead. My first visit to Guatemala was a year earlier. We got an insanely cheap ticket ($90 roundtrip) …

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You Should go to Belize

I’ve been to great beaches.  I thought I’ve seen the best: Fiji, Thailand, Philippines, Caribbean. But hands down, the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen were in Belize!  The beaches on the mainland are nice enough, but take a boat a couple hours out to the barrier islands and it’s like a whole new world …

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Guatemala es Mejor!

My friend Tom (Hi Tom!) and I were in Belize a few weeks ago and he was asking me where he should go for a week during Thanksgiving.  I mentioned Guatemala and told him all of the wonderful things there are to do there and how I have been twice and I loved it so …

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