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5 Budget-Friendly Health And Wellness Getaways

Wellness retreats offer the chance to clear your mind and escape your problems for a bit. They allow you to get back in touch with yourself, strengthen your relationship with the earth and eat healthy meals. The problem is these […]

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6 Essential Guatemala Travel Tips

Looking to travel to Guatemala? Here are six essential tips you should know before you go. 1. Have Money Before You Go It’s not uncommon — especially at the end of the month — for ATMs (or cajeros) to run […]

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San Pedro La Laguna: Where Time Stands Still And The Party Never Stops In Guatemala

Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan boasts a number of tourist-friendly villages worth exploring. While Panajachel offers chances to hike and interact with wildlife, San Antonio is a Mayan Village known for its weaving and textiles; however, of all the places I visited […]

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Ask Jessie: What Are The Best Places To Travel For Sightseeing? [Photo Essay]

Hey Jessie, I’m trying to decide where to plan my next trip and have no idea where to begin. I’m a regular reader of your blog, and figured I’d ask you what some of the best places to travel are […]

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Colorful Travel: My 13 Favorite Instagram Photos Of 2014

Looking for some wanderlust inspiration? Check out my 13 favorite Instagram photos from my trips in 2014. Which is your favorite? Want more travel photography? Visit my Etsy Shop, full of wanderlust-inducing pictures, or follow me on Instagram @jessieonajourney. Also […]

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Guatemala Adventure: Why Hiking Pacaya Is Not Antigua’s Must-Have Experience (And What To Do Instead)

Before arriving in Guatemala’s Antigua I was told hiking the active Pacaya Volcano was a must-have experience. I read articles and talked to locals, most touting the excursion as exciting and talking of beautiful sunsets and getting to see red […]

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Food, Culture And Traveling Beyond The Guidebook In Guatemala

Thinking of traveling to Guatemala? Intrepid traveler and creator of Miles to Memories Shawn Coomer tells us how to stay safe, what to eat, what to pack and how to go beyond the guidebook in Guatemala. 1. Please tell us […]

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Hiking Indian’s Nose In Guatemala: The World’s Most Surreal Sunrise Experience

“Beep. Beep. Beep.” Is it 3:30am already? While I had willed myself to resist the temptation of San Pedro’s nightlife, the girls in the room next to me clearly hadn’t, as their shriek-like giggling and all-night techno party made it […]