Backpacking in Guatemala: Top 15 Sights in Guatemala City

Let’s start with my main observation here – Guatemala City is a breathtaking beast of a city. An absolute beast pumped to the max. The weird thing is a lot of backpackers, and especially luxury travellers like to give it a miss and use the “it’s too dangerous says my mate” excuse. Quite frankly that Read more about Backpacking in Guatemala: Top 15 Sights in Guatemala City[…]

World Borders: The Luxury Way to Get from Guatemala to El Salvador (Guatemala City to San Salvador by King Quality)

While touring Central America, I think I have crossed about 6 or 7 borders, all in different ways, sometimes walking, sometimes ferry, sometimes chicken buses, mini buses, organised transport however the best and smoothest border crossing to date was the crossing I did from Guatemala to El Salvador. In fact this crossing was so luxurious Read more about World Borders: The Luxury Way to Get from Guatemala to El Salvador (Guatemala City to San Salvador by King Quality)[…]

Doing a Local Cycling Tour in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Firstly a lot of tourists “skip” Guatemala City from their itinerary and visit to Guatemala. Some even ridiculously fly into GC airport and get a minibus straight out to Antigua!! Big mistake as far as I’m concerned as they miss the beating heart, the pulsating throb and the vivacious beast of the nation’s lively capital. Read more about Doing a Local Cycling Tour in Guatemala City, Guatemala[…]

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Posada Belen Museo Inn: The Coolest Hostel in Guatemala City’s Historic Quarter!

Lots of backpackers and travellers “skip” Guatemala City deeming it to be mayhemic, claustrophobic and a tad dangerous. I decided to spent three nights there in the heart of the Historic Old Quarter (I was in Zona 1) to prove that all wrong and that I did. I loved Guatemala City! To start things off, Read more about Posada Belen Museo Inn: The Coolest Hostel in Guatemala City’s Historic Quarter![…]

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