Guatemala

coffee & craft

coffee & craft

Antigua is a gorgeous little Guatemalan town surrounded by volcanoes and filled with beautiful examples of Spanish colonial architecture. It’s the kind of place where you can never drink too many cups of coffee whilst perched people watching on the cobbled pavements. This main square […]

Pick pockets & pure love

Pick pockets & pure love

Tuesdays and Fridays are market days at Solola, Lake Atitlan, so on a fine Friday morning we headed off by water taxi to see what treats lay in store for us. Solola isn’t an ordinary tourist tat market like the famous ChiChi market an hour […]

Lush by name, lush by nature

Lush by name, lush by nature

San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala, is known for its spiritual practices, holistic therapies and dread bearing hippies therefore it comes as no surprise that it is also home to an incredibly unique eco hotel called Lush that works with Mother Nature rather than against her. […]

Still cringing about Semuc

Still cringing about Semuc

We arrived at the Utopia Lodge, just outside of Semuc Champey after dark which I always love as you wake up the next morning to a place full of life that you are yet to explore. Utopia is set in the midst of the forest […]

Tikal: Temples & Tarantulas

Tikal: Temples & Tarantulas

Guatemala is often referred to as The Mayan Heart of the Americas. There are endless historical sites where you can wander around the remains of what were once Mayan empires. After travelling for fourteen months though, the travel fatigue well and truly kicks in and […]