Guatemala is an easy place to love. With incredible landscapes ranging from foggy forests, and lakes and volcanoes to verdant jungles, this country has more than enough to inspire. Besides a warm-hearted, friendly population, a fascinating almost 4,000 year legacy of Mayan history awaits. But...

I love to travel in challenging situations. I’m not a masochist; I just like to learn, and no one learns inside their comfort zone. Traveling in developing nations not only teaches me about my own boundaries, but it gives me perspective on the big picture...

The Alborada is one of the many amazing parties of San Miguel de Allende. San Miguel is famous for their fiestas and this is one of the biggies. First of all, it starts at 4 in the morning. Yeah, that’s right. Starts. Second, it...

Sometimes I think really hard experiences, though they wear us down, teach us so much that they are worth living. In rural Northern Guatemala, we encountered farmers protesting Monsanto, blocking international roads and fighting back against a force they don’t yet know is sinister.

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What do wish you had more of in life? Time to relax and spend with family and friends? Tranquil, quiet space? More nutritious and less expensive food? Less worries and more experiences? Less carbon footprint and more self-sufficiency? Clean air and nature?

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Everyone loves a good massage. Whether long hours traveling, exciting days jam-packed with activities, or just the daily grind, massage is an amazing way to let go of physical and emotional stress, leaving you rejuvenated for what’s ahead. Watsu, a type of massage done...