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3 Countries To Visit In 2015 If You Don’t Want To Be Lame
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3 Countries To Visit In 2015 If You Don’t Want To Be Lame

Lonely Planet recently named Singapore their number one county to visit in 2015, which in it of itself is fine, except for the fact that it’s technically a city/state, right? That’s like saying my favorite […]

My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala
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My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala

I’m riding in the back of an open truck that must have served to transport cattle at some point, but on this occasion, it is taking me from the town of Lanquín to the secluded […]

Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism
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Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism

Stories can be told from limitless angles of perspective. So let’s begin this tale from the viewpoint of a Salvadorian family living in a small, rural village. It is a sunshiny day in a one-goat […]

You Haven’t Experienced A Sunrise Until You’ve Done So In Tikal, Guatemala
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You Haven’t Experienced A Sunrise Until You’ve Done So In Tikal, Guatemala

The only thing more magical than hiking through a jungle in the dark, following a path that must be made of white gravel because it glows faintly in the full moon, is hiking through a […]

8 Stunning Photos From Lake Atitlan
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8 Stunning Photos From Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala — the 1.8-million-year-old 600-meter-deep volcanic lake located a couple hours from Guatemala City — is usually the highlight of anyone’s trip to the country, with its picturesque volcanoes towering over the […]

My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala
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My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala

The mist smells of banana leaves and wood smoke, the scent of the Guatemalan highlands when it rains. Mothers carry firewood on their heads and get knocked around by a downpour that’s like bowls of […]

How To Help Invest In The Future Of Guatemala
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How To Help Invest In The Future Of Guatemala

In the current presidential election there is a lot of talk about safety nets. Without being political, I’ll say that the most in the developed world have them, and they tend to be pretty effective […]

Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]
Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]

Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]

This week I and TheExpeditioner Managing Editor Luke Armstrong sat down (virtually) with writer/Korean podcaster QiRanger (aka Steve Miller) to chat about travel in Guatemala, which you can here in the above clip. There is a […]

The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)
The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)

The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)

In this travel video guide to Guatemala, I head down to Guatemala and explore scenic Antigua, hike Volcano Pacaya, take a road trip to Lake Atitlan (and ride a horse along its banks), then head […]

Pleasure And Necessity: Expats Adrift In Antigua, Guatemala
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Pleasure And Necessity: Expats Adrift In Antigua, Guatemala

“Hop on! Just make sure you don’t burn your leg on the exhaust.” I straddled the back third of the scooter seat behind my newfound gringo and gringa companions, Luke and Leta, and started looking […]