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A week in Antigua Guatemala

Semana Santa in Antigua Guatemala

One of the best travelling presents you can ever get on the road, is stumbling into a festival or event, that you had no idea of. For the the past 7 days in Antigua, the primary objective of my life (and the woman’s) was going through tons of tastings, venues and details with a wedding planner. Fortunately, in booking this ... Read More »

Meet and Greet at Fridas in Antigua Guatemala

As part of the wedding week, we did our second Meet and Greet at Fridas in Antigua Guatemala, which is a very popular bar on Arc Street. If you’re going drinking in Antigua, it’s almost inevitable that one night will be dedicated to eating or drinking on Arc Street … it’s Antigua’s most touristy strip. It’s also where you go ... Read More »

Protected: Why the wedding party stayed at one location in Antigua

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Wandering through Mercado de San Lucas

When you’re travelling, you’ll always find that the main tourist thoroughfare will be overpriced in comparison to the local haunts. Antigua is no different from any other tourist place – the only difference is that the overall price is still so low, that tourists from North America/Europe/Australia really don’t care. For those visiting Antigua, Guatemala – I do suggest that ... Read More »

Flaming Love Shot …. Espress Arte Cafe in Antigua, Guatemala

Once you’re in Guatemala, it seems that you automatically need to become a coffee expert, since everyone else is. It seems that if you’re not somewhat knowledgeable about the 8 different coffee regions in Guatemala, how altitude affects the maturation of the coffee cherry which then affects the acidity and bouquet of the resultant coffee bean … then you don’t ... Read More »

Meson Panza Verde : My favorite restaurant in Guatemala

I’m the first one to admit that I’m not the romantic person in the world, so when I actually find a place that knocks it out of the park, then I have to spread the word. Antigua, Guatemala is a very pretty and really romantic little town all by itself, but Meson Panza Verde seriously ups the ante. As a ... Read More »

Chocolate making classes in Antigua, Guatemala (ChocoMuseo Review)

On the list of activities to do in Antigua, the ChocoMuseo is usually a hit with the kids and the foodies alike. Basically, it’s two hours of talk and discussion about chocolate. The guides in their very decent English (The standard to English at the center ranges from decent to very good – so no fear of not understanding something). ... Read More »

Guatemalan Food Sampling at La Cuevita de los Urquizu – ULTRA WIN!!!

So you’re busy and you don’t have time to visit all the Guatemalan food markets and stalls all around town, then I have an efficient and awesome idea for you. I will warn you, don’t attempt this idea, unless you can pull it off … head over to La Cuevita de los Urquizu (The Cave of the Urquizu Family) and ... Read More »

Antigua Guatemala Travel Tips

From the last couple times I’ve been, here are some of my Antigua Guatemala Travel Tips, when planning a visit: The main plaza is beautiful. Like many Latin American cities, the zocalo is the hub of all of the action – but unlike many other place, the zocalo in Antigua has FREE WI-FI!! Beat that!! Since we’re chatting about that ... Read More »

Another installment of eating in Antigua … Jardin Bavaria Antigua

This week of wedding tastings has been a bit obscene on our waistlines. I’m officially a little tired of eating. Here was the “eatathon” I had to endure today … Breakfast at home = Can of Dukal frijoles! This is awesome …unless you hate frijoles. Wedding tasting at Kolibri restaurant Coffee and breakfast for dinner at Fernando’s You would assume ... Read More »