People always say the USA is excessive. Our meals are excessive. Our cars are excessive. Our houses are excessive. I say Guatemala is the land of excess. Just look at the quantity of products each vendor has at this market!
Volcan Santa Maria, with its perfect cone, can be seen from anywhere near Quetzaltenango (Xela). Find out how to hike to the top without a tour for only Q4 (USD$0.53).
Quetzaltenango is your authentic Guatemalan city that you actually want to visit. Find out what’s on offer inside, and why you may stick around longer than expected.
Hierve el Agua translates as ‘boiling water’, but the petrified waterfalls formed from natural springs appear frozen in time. Take a closer look and find out how to reach this remote location from Oaxaca without a tour.
So you know all about peso street food… now find out the differences between government, private & tourist restaurants in Cuba!
Forget Viazul buses & colectivo taxis – jump aboard camiones & discover the cheapest way to travel around Cuba.
There’s Viazul buses, secondhand French trains, colectivo shared taxis… find out what else makes out list of the 7 most popular forms of long-distance transport in Cuba!
Zunil may not have a large Monday market anymore, but you can still find San Simon (Maximon) and soak in Fuentes Georginas. This sounds like a great day trip from Quetzaltenango (Xela) to me! Are you coming?
Monte Alban is one of Mesoamerica’s largest megacities. Learn about the ruins and how to get there without a tour by a local bus from Oaxaca.
Casa particulares are the best-value accommodation in the world – find out how you can find an air-conditioned room anywhere in Cuba for CUC$15.