If you want a happy new year, don’t read the news. Apparently, media hyper-coverage of the economic downturn is actually making things worse, setting a tone of collective panic that is feeding on itself. Yikes. Here at XelaWho, we provide balanced, responsible coverage for the uninformed traveler. For each piece of bad news about the [...]
By Cynthia Ord
At XelaWho, we do our part environmentally by passing the buck to those who are doing their part. With so many lodges, restaurants, and other tourist services claiming to be “eco” this and “green” that, our team of investigative journalists asks industry operators all the tough questions.
“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month’s topic: egg-spressions!
mi huevo: de ninguna manera translation: no way, forget about it, I don’t think so
de ahuevo: bonito, chilero translation: great, cool, f*ing awesome
a huevos! : por supesto! translation: of course, sure, definitely
qué huevos: qué mal [...]
“Spotlight On” is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on all things cultural & artistic in Xela and Guatemala. This month’s topic is: Soltura Jazz
Who: Soltura Jazz
What: A group of musicians in Xela who have pooled their talent to play classic jazz together. The group is led by Fernando Juárez, who plays saxophone and flute. [...]
By Lucas Vidgen
One thing I love about Guatemala is that it’s like the Wild West. Everybody does their own thing, and if you don’t get gunned down on 4a Calle by a guy in dusty cowboy boots and an oversized hat, you call it a good day.
Government intervention is…well, minimal. Elected officials are [...]
By Miriam Pope
Ladies: if you’re looking for some sweet lovin while in Guatemala, we would like to direct your attention to a generally overlooked man-hunting hotspot: the chicken bus.
By Miriam Cabrera
In comparison to others, we travelers have an entirely un-lofty set of New Years Resolutions. I mean, have you spoken to your friends and family back home about their New Years Resolutions?
Like Cousin David. While he is resolving to allot an additional tenth of his salary to little Johnny’s college [...]