My Trip to Guatemala



Remembering Antigua

Antigua has just so many things to offer. I had the opportunity to see and experience so many great things. I was just sifting through my pictures, and I thought I would share some of them, probably about stuff I... Continue Reading →


Personal Security when Traveling in Guatemala

Guatemala is not considered the safest place to travel. During my preparations of this trip, of course I was thinking many times whether this trip to Guatemala is a good idea from a security perspective. I've studied the travel advice... Continue Reading →

Home Sweet Home

My Guatemala adventure is over. The last leg of my trip was unspectacular as well. No problems at all. No delays, no missing luggage. After the one and a half hour train ride I made it to my home town,... Continue Reading →

I made it to Madrid safely, waiting for my flight to Zurich. Almost at home, looking forward to it! 馃檪

隆Adi贸s Guatemala, nos vemos otra vez!

It is my last day here in Guatemala, time to say good bye. Only 3 hours left until I have to leave for the airport. These 8 weeks have been an incredible experience, and I have learned and seen a... Continue Reading →

The Privilege to Travel

Traveling is something that I and my social environment take for granted. Sometimes I almost feel bad when I tell people that I am just going to stay at home during my vacation. It is almost normal to go somewhere... Continue Reading →

Visiting the Tikal Maya Ruins

The Tikal Maya ruins are probably the most famous touristic spot here in Guatemala. This weekend, I finally had the chance to visit this magnificent site. My Spanish school offers trips to Tikal, but unfortunately the requirement of at least... Continue Reading →

Some Tips for Hiking Acatenango

Recently I challenged myself and climbed the volcano Acatenango in Guatemala. It was an unbelievable experience for me. You might have read about the experience itself in the blog post I wrote about this hike. In this post however, I... Continue Reading →

Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey means "where the river hides under the earth" in a Mayan dialect. Here is the somewhat less mystic explanation of what it is: It is a natural limestone bridge covering the Cahab贸n river. On top, there is a... Continue Reading →

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