Adventure day at Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Adventure day at Semuc Champey, Guatemala

It was a day well spent in the Guatemalan jungle visiting turquoise blue natural pools of Semuc Champey including other adventures. Full of adrenaline activities – caving, cliff jumping, tubing, jumping off the swing & bridge, hiking and swimming in pools in...
Chichicastenango: The biggest colorful market of Mayan culture

Chichicastenango: The biggest colorful market of Mayan culture

Guatemala might be the poorest country in Central America but is also the most interesting one. It has its share of safety issues, but you wouldn’t find a better place to immerse yourself in another culture (or experience a huge cultural shock). One of the best...
Tikal in Guatemala – the most authentic Mayan ruins

Tikal in Guatemala – the most authentic Mayan ruins

All Mayan ruins are interesting and nice to look at in their own way. And we’ve seen quite a few of them in Mexico – Tulum, Teotihuacan in Mexico City, Palenque, Chichen Itza… But Tikal in Guatemala surprised us the most and felt authentic compared to others....
Crossing border from Mexico to Guatemala

Crossing border from Mexico to Guatemala

After Mexico, our second stop on a trip around the world was Guatemala. There are 3 ways that travelers take to cross from Mexico to Guatemala on land. Two of them are near Pacific and the last one is from Palenque through Guatemalan jungle to Flores. Here are the...
Month 1 & 2 recap of our RTW trip

Month 1 & 2 recap of our RTW trip

We left for a trip around the world in the middle of August 2016. From Canada, where we lived, we flew to Mexico to start the trip. In these monthly recaps, we will write about all the highlights and low points, best places we’ve visited and places that made us say...