Tag Archive: guatemala

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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10 Times When Travel Sucks

Is there anything better than travel, than being immersed in new cultures, eating new, delicious food, seeing sights that leave you speechless and in awe of this amazing world we live in? Travel is great! Until it isn’t. It’s easy to write posts about awesome experiences you have while traveling. Who doesn’t love reminiscing about …

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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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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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