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    The Ultimate Bucketlist for Backpacking in Guatemala

    Here it is, my ultimate bucketlist of places to go and things to do in Guatemala for backpackers! I’ll tell you about the historical points of interest, the Guatemala beaches worth checking out, natural wonders both famed and off-the-beaten-track, the…

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    How to get from Belize to Honduras by boat

    While the typical route to get from Belize to Honduras would be via some time exploring Guatemala, we’d already spent 2 months in the mighty G the year before, and being tighter on time this year we were keen to…

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    Counting 7 shades of blue on Lake Bacalar, Mexico

    After the fairy-lighted magic of Tulum and the spotless streets of Playa del Carmen, Bacalar was the first place in Quintana Roo that I really felt like we were truly back in traveller mode. Used to hearing only booming American…

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    If we only had 2 weeks: Belize itinerary

    Luckily, we'd say Belize is one of the few countries in Latin America that doesn't need months and months of travel to explore everything. 2 weeks in Belize is actually a pretty nice amount of time.

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    Chicken buses in Belize: a survival guide

    For those of us travelling on a budget, chicken buses in Belize are by far the best way to get around. They’re usually one of the fleet of American school buses that were sold onto Central American governments when they…

  • Tips for travel in Belize: advice before you go to Central America

    9 things to know before you travel in Belize

    You know what’s sad?! How many people skip Belize during their Central America travels. Admittedly, the first time we backpacked around this part of the world, we scrapped our plans to travel in Belize, too. We were told it was…

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    The best bars in Antigua, Guatemala

    For a relatively small place, Antigua Guatemala is bursting with great bars, restaurants & cafés. We’ve collated a list of the best bars in Antigua for just a few drinks or a night of partying.

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    If we only had 2 weeks: Guatemala itinerary

    We are often asked by people who only have a 2 week holiday from their jobs where we would prioritise in the given time. So behold! Here is our 2 weeks Guatemala itinerary for anyone who is tight on time…

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    The best cafés in Antigua, Guatemala

    Guatemala is one of the world’s finest producers of coffee, and if you find yourself in Antigua, you’re in a great spot to learn more about the local production, get involved in workshops and try some of the locally-produced goods.…