Central America Islands Image: Point of view—a hand extends a yellow snorkel in the water. The camera looks through the goggles to the nearby island.

Amazing Island Escapes in Central America

Why just head to the beach when you can have a whole island of beaches to explore? So, which are the best Central America islands to visit, and what makes them so great? There is something about islands, isn’t there? Surrounded by the ocean and fringed with beaches, islands across the planet have their own …

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Mayans of Guatemala Image: Revelers cheer on men riding horses in fancy dress.

The Sacred Space of Guatemala

Revel in the Day of the Dead with the Mayan people of Guatemala. The end of October brings with it a sense of delight as the Mayan people prepare to celebrate All Saints’ Day and their Day of the Dead festival. This infamous three day period of worship and celebration includes everything from horse races …

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The Guatemalan Dream Vacation That Almost Wasn’t

When you have your heart set on a destination, your dream vacation becomes our goal. Anywhere Guatemala manager Andrea Luna-Fernandez regaled us with the harrowing tale of one group’s refusal to leave the country until they completed their Guatemalan dream vacation: “They say you haven’t visited Guatemala unless you’ve seen Panajachel,” at least that’s what our clients, …

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A partial aerial view shows Mayan ruins emerging from a rainforest.

Mayan Civilization—Discoveries Renewed

New technology in 2018 leads to a breakthrough in discovering new Mayan ruins in Guatemala. According to “National Geographic,” new LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology has led to an unprecedented development in Guatemala’s Mayan ruins. Researchers are now noting that the remnants of the Maya reveal, “…a sprawling pre-Columbian civilization that was far more …

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