Discover the Real Guatemala
Get off the beaten path
and discover the real Guatemala.

"Probably the best thing
to ever happen to travel guides."

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Locally written and researched

Firsthand reviews and recommendations

Detailed maps and directions for getting around like a local

A focus on responsible travel while highlighting local initiatives

Insight found nowhere else

Written and researched by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers


Other Places Guatemala brings local insight, culture, and adventure to the intrepid traveler - it may just be the best Guatemala travel guide yet!
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The Ultimate Guatemala Trip

Tikal, Semuc Champey, Antigua, Lake Atitlán, Chichicastenango, Xela, Nebaj, Todos Santos & Guatemala City [This is a brief excerpt,...

Our Top Reasons to Visit Guatemala

Wander Ancient Mayan Ruins in Petén The largest and northernmost department of Guatemala, sparsely populated Petén makes up a third of...

Current Events in Guatemala

International attention trained its sights on Guatemala in recent months after a massive democratic protest led to the resignation and...

Tadpole Stew

This post is a an example of something you can expect more of in the travel guide. Called “Stories from the Field,” these...

Volcanoes near Antigua Guatemala

Visitors to Guatemala are immediately struck by the many volcanoes that dot its rugged landscape. Just outside of Antigua, four of...
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Santiago Atitlán

Santiago Atitlán is the lake’s largest settlement and the cultural center of the Tz’utujil Mayan people. Set in a secluded inlet across...
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Guatemala City’s Historic Center

Guatemala City’s Historic Center is located in the blocks between 1a and 17 Calles and 1a and 12 Avenidas. While it’s not so historic...
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Ruins of Mixco Viejo

The road leading north from Antigua reaches the town of San Lucas Sacatepéquez at the Panamerican Highway. From here, regular micros...

About this book

Guatemala (Other Places Travel Guide) is only a taste of what Guatemala has to offer. Discover the rest with our comprehensive 398-page travel guide. Written and researched by a long time resident (a former Peace Corps Volunteer), this guide will get you off the beaten path and let you discover the real Guatemala.

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