How Millennials Are Finding Purpose (and a Better Life) in Guatemala

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Is moving abroad the answer to Millennials’ woes? Jenn Miller and a few of the millennials she knows in Guatemala share their insights on the challenges millennials face worldwide, and why relocating to Guatemala might be just the ticket to overcoming them.

How to Travel (Like A Local) in Guatemala

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Jenn Miller explains why overland travel is the way to see the “real” Guatemala and how to use chicken buses, collectivos, fletes, and even boats to travel deeper in the Central American country.

Indie Travel in Guatemala for $25 Per Day

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The secret is out: in the past few years, indie travelers have started to discover the magical country of Guatemala. There is so much happening in Guatemala, from active volcanoes to beautiful Central American art, that even the shortest trip will lead to new discoveries, and will have you planning a return before you have even left.

Ode to Antigua: Central America’s Tourist Capital

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Antigua, Guatemala, former capital of Central America, is one of the great colonial towns to which backpackers and ex-pats flock, and though often reputed as a tourist trap, frequent visitor Jonathon Engels comes to the defense of Antigua and reveals some of the great locales that keeps him coming back for more.

Voluntary Vacation: Hostel Hopping in Guatemala

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Many of us dream of taking a year off to travel in exotic locales and live the life of a vagabond, and Jonathon Engels gives tips on how to do just that by volunteering at hostels all around Guatemala.

6 Ways to Have an Indie Travel Experience in Guatemala

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If you want to do the same old activities, but in new and interesting ways, head for Guatemala and discover something different. John Audrey Jones points in the right direction.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Riding the Chicken Buses of Guatemala

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You really won’t “see” Guatemala until you see it through the window of a camioneta, or chicken bus, so follow this 10-step guide, and start seeing things.

The Dog Days of Summer in Guatemala

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Sometimes walking a dog isn’t as relaxing as a leisurely stroll through the park. Sometimes it’s downright terrifying. This is what travel writer Reannon Muth discovered while walking a dog through the streets of Guatemala.

New Rule: Don’t Climb a Volcano While It’s Erupting – Pacaya, Guatemala

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Pacaya is an active volcano in Guatemala that thousands of people climb every year. Daniel Reynolds Riveiro just happened to be on top of it when it began erupting.

An Afternoon in Antigua

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Sometimes, you know you may not get a second chance. Tyrel Nelson forges on despite a nasty illness, and says the memories were well worth any discomfort.