Blog Posts - Antigua Guatemala



Handicap Accessibility in Guatemala

Exploring Guatemala for the Physically Challenged In a land where 508 compliancy doesn’t exist and cobblestone streets and dirt roads add to the allure, I had to ask myself: how accessible is Guatemala for the physically challenged? When we pla...
by The Traveling Scholar on Apr 15, 2016

Handling Petty Crime in Antigua, Guatemala

‘Por favor, el numero de sus padres.’  ‘They want your parents’ number,’ my cousin reiterated to Scott in English. We looked at each other quizically, far removed from being mandated to call our parents about anything...
by The Traveling Scholar on Apr 7, 2016

Easter Sunday: 24 Hours in Antigua, Guatemala

Celebrating Easter in a UNESCO World Heritage City I’m back from an incredible trip to Guatemala, and the fact that I’ve been so utterly off the radar for the past 9 days is a testament to the pure relaxation that we felt there. There are...
by The Traveling Scholar on Apr 5, 2016

Where NOT to eat in Antigua Guatemala : Sunset Terrace Review | La Terraza Sunset Review

Eating out in Antigua Guatemala tends to be an adventure, usually an exploratory one. Typically you can find semi decent to excellent food with good customer service at a decent to very good price point. Sunset Terrace / La Terraza Sunset isn’t...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 29, 2015

What to do in Antigua Guatemala : Go to the Mercado to make lunch

When you’re in one place for a couple weeks, you eventually develop a routine. With Mitchell around, the idea of wild adventure travelling was pretty much thrown out of the equation. However, I do love cooking when I have the chance to do so. W...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 16, 2015

Where to eat in Antigua Guatemala : El Viejo Cafe review

After a week in Antigua Guatemala, everyone has recommendations for great breakfast places. I’ve always found that the best recommendations will come from other service providers or owners in the food business. After having a couple drinks at K...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 11, 2015

Where to eat in Antigua Guatemala : Cactus Tacos review

In Antigua Guatemala, you can find a lot of patios but not a lot of sidewalk bars. You know why? There aren’t many sidewalks because the streets are cobblestoned and there isn’t much walkway.  However on our way to 7A Norte a couple nigh...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 9, 2015

Where to eat in Antigua Guatemala : Jardin Bavaria review

It was back to Jardin Bavaria today for lunch after breakfast at Fernando’s. I’ve always liked coming here at least once during an Antigua trip. My original post : http://www.rishiray.com/another-installment-of-eating-in-jardin-bavaria-an...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 8, 2015

Where to eat in Antigua Guatemala : Pizza in the ruins : 7A Norte Pizzeria review

The search for a great patio in Antigua Guatemala doesn’t tend to be very hard work. However, just like finding a great bowl of fragrant Pho, a well balanced plate of Pad Thai or a flavorful well done steak … finding a great patio can be...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 6, 2015

The Antigua Guatemala McDonald’s is the best on the planet …

I’ll preface this post with a video. I am not a fan of McDonalds regardless of their marketing campaign about the quality of food. That being said, I am a fan of great location, great service and an experience and the Antigua Guatemala McDonal...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 5, 2015

Semana Santa Antigua Guatemala 2015 … Easter Sunday ambitions realigned

The ambition of those without children or knowledge of children. Before Mitchell, I had such high hopes and ambitions of him being a super travelling baby and allowing us to catch up with travelling and not missing a beat. As we’re now into day...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Apr 5, 2015

El Hostal: Staying in the Best Hostel in Antigua, Guatemala

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel A few times in my life I have stayed in the “best hostel in the country” which includes in Paraguay in 2010 (the Black Cat – unrivalled) and Armenia in 2013 (Penthouse –...
by Don't Stop Living on Sep 2, 2014

El Hostal: Staying in the Best Hostel in Antigua, Guatemala

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel A few times in my life I have stayed in the “best hostel in the country” which includes in Paraguay in 2010 (the Black Cat – unrivalled) and Armenia in 2013 (Penthouse –...
by Don't Stop Living on Sep 2, 2014

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 we...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 30, 2014

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive not...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 30, 2014

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 we...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 30, 2014

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive not...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 30, 2014

I Do Guatemala review follow-up : Questions and Answers

It’s been almost a year since our epic wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s also been almost since our exorcism from the wedding planning outfit of “I Do, Guatemala” … we’re still not over how upset we were with the...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 4, 2014

I Do Guatemala review follow-up : Questions and Answers

It’s been almost a year since our epic wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s also been almost since our exorcism from the wedding planning outfit of “I Do, Guatemala” … we’re still not over how upset we were with the...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on Jul 4, 2014

Jesús Nazareno de la Caída, Templo de San Bartolomé Becerra. (2014)

La Venerada Imagen de Jesús Nazareno de la Caída, del Templo de San Bartolomé Becerra fue consagrada el quinto domingo de Cuaresma, 5 de abril de 1987. Hermosa talla obra del insigne escultor Pedro de Mendoza, la cual se diferencia de otros nazare...
by Guatemisterios on Apr 15, 2014


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