River cruising Río Dulce & Lívingston

Most of the tourists travel to this eastern part of Guatemala to go on the spectacular river cruise through the jungle and rainforest between the towns Río Dulce and Lívingston at Lago de Izabal. Transport You can either arrive in Río Dulce at the eastside of Lago de Izabal via the almost best road of Guatemala; or by boat from … Read More

Tremendous Tikal

The Tikal National Park in the province of El Petén was declared World Cultural and Natural Heritage by the UNESCO in 1979. The park covers an area of 576km² and is the most important natural reserve of Guatemala. The jungle of Tikal is home to a great variety of flora and fauna and the remains of the Maya civilization. The earliest … Read More

Route for 3 weeks Guatemala

I visited Guatemala during my nine weeks travel through Central America. After Guatemala I went to Belize and got back to Guatemala to travel onward to Honduras and El Salvador. I made a round trip, in order to travel less and see the most! See here a route suggestion including and excluding other countries. I found it very easy to … Read More

Tips before you go to Guatemala

Before you go to Guatemala make sure you are well prepared. See here my tips and inspirations that will help you to plan your holiday. Visa As a Dutch citizen we don’t need to request a Visa, we get one in our passport for 3 months when we arrive in the country. Please check your visa status when traveling to … Read More

Fantastic Flores

The island town of Flores is in the north of Guatemala at Lago de Petén Itzá. Flores is segregated from the town on the mainland called Santa Elena; but the whole area is simply referred to as Flores. I loved the town of Flores; its all surrounded by the lake which made it really relaxing. The area is full of nice … Read More

Beautiful Semuc Champey

The most asked question when you travel to Guatemala is: “Should we go to Semuc Champey? Is it worth the whole journey?” In this blog I will describe and give you inspirations, why you should go to this original nature phenomenon that is less visited than the other Guatemala highlights. Transport It is true that the journey to get to … Read More

Ancient Antigua

Without visiting Antigua; you haven’t been in Guatemala!! This is the must-visit destination of Guatemala, but why?! I will give it a try but, the best way is to see and feel the vibe of this historical, beautiful, former capital city of Guatemala. The streets looks like a painting with the colorful facades and the volcanoes in the back. The … Read More