Whether you're in Xela for a few weeks brushing up on your Spanish or just passing through, we've put together a list of ten things to keep you entertained.
Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador - this month involved a couple of DIY border crossings and a big activity but with some cheap food options and a 11 day stint in our favourite Guatemala hostel, we managed to come in under budget, yet again.
Want to know a secret? Guatemala is our favourite country in Central America - and it could easily become yours. Here are ten great reasons why you should visit.
Physically demanding but truly unforgettable - trekking up Tajumulco, Central America's highest peak is a once in a lifetime sort of experience. Discover the story.