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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…

  • San Marcos | A Guide to the towns of of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala | Latin America travel by Cuppa to Copa Travels

    Vibe-guide to the towns around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

    When we first got to Guatemala, we had no idea there would be so many different towns at Lake Atitlán to choose from. When people talk about going to the lake, they rarely get specific about which towns around Lake…

  • The 9 best bars in Antigua, Guatemala

    The 9 best bars in Antigua, Guatemala

    For a relatively small place, Antigua is bursting with great bars, restaurants and cafés (check out our guide to the best cafes here). There’s a really good nice of locals, expats and tourists passing through the city’s drinking … Continue reading

  • If we only had 2 weeks: Guatemala Itinerary | Semuc Champey waterfalls | Guatemala Travel Guide by Cuppa to Copa Travels

    If we only had 2 weeks: Guatemala itinerary

    We’re lucky enough that our location independent business means that we can travel extra slow. If this is an option to you, we strongly recommend that you take your time, really getting to know and appreciate each country you’re in…

  • Best cafés in Antigua | El Estudio cafe | coffee shops Guatemala | Latin America travel guides by Cuppa to Copa Travels

    The 5 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.…