Monthly Archive: January 2009

January 2009 Issue: Bad News, Good News

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...

Eco Review: La Casa del Mundo

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...

The Ayudante: A Romantic Goldmine

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.

Abandon Your New Year’s Resolutions

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...