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6 Essential Guatemala Travel Tips

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Colorful Travel: My 13 Favorite Instagram Photos Of 2014

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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 […]

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

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“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 […]

Why Guatemala Should Be Your Next Trip

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Despite warnings of violent crime and terrifying conditions, I booked a trip to Guatemala — and loved it! Not only did I find the country to be safe for travel, but also full of memorable experiences and natural beauty that […]