Archive for the 'Guatemala' Category

Remote Maya Ruins of Central America

Scattered throughout Guatemala, Belize and Mexico are a great variety of fascinating ancient Mayan ruins.  The most popular sites, such as Tikal (Guatemala), Palenque (Mexico) and Caracol (Belize) have become rather too frequently visited by tourists.  Even worse are the throngs of holidaymakers who take day trips from the dreaded Cancun (Mexico) to visit the […]

Where to Study Spanish

Where is best to study Spanish in Latin America? Why study Spanish in Latin America? Here’s a few tips for selecting a country and a Spanish school.

Beach & Culture Vacation Combinations

Beaches and culture are two of the principal reasons people choose to take a vacation in South America. A combination of beaches and culture generally has all the makings of a perfectly balanced vacation. They’re particularly suitable for family vacations. A very common question is: “I have two weeks in South America. […]

Most Magical Aztec, Inca and Mayan Ruins

South and Central America have some fantastic Aztec, Inca and Mayan ruins. One really can feel the history when exploring these ruins. Generally speaking, these ancient cultures peaked before the Spanish conquistadores arrived. The meanings of many of the remnants of these ancient ruins remain a mystery. Where is the most magical?