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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 »

Ceramic and pottery shopping in San Antonio Guatemala

If you’re in Panajachel, Guatemala … you might want to take a side trip up a volcano or even do some hiking. For me, I was mostly content to eat pizza and hang out enjoying my view. However … if you do happen to get a little tired of the spectacular view, unlimited rum and cokes and stone oven pizza ... Read More »

Yet another I Do Guatemala horror story …

Over the last year, I’ve gotten many responses and e-mails from brides to be about to my negative “I Do, Guatemala” wedding planner review. A regular business is only as good as the satisfaction of it’s customer … but wedding planners are a bit insulated from this feedback model because it’s a referral business. It also helps when you have ... Read More »