Monthly Archive: January 2013

Merca-Do’s and Don’ts

For travelers new to Xela, or those “savvy” long-termers who stick to the Wal-Mart-owned Dispensa Familiar, the experience of heading up to the Minerva or Democracia markets in Zona 3 can be a bit daunting....

Healthy Xela

We’ve all heard of, or experienced, the hazards of eating various foods in Guatemala. Whether it’s buying fresh vegetables from the local market, accompanying your pupusa with cabbage, or getting your favorite refreshing beverage...

Eating Exotic Fruits

by Diana Pastor I’ve said many times and I will continue saying it: I love the diversity of Guatemala; diversity in cultures, diversity in climate, food diversity, diversity in fruits. Who doesn’t like Guatemalan...

Stuff

P o p p i n g Cleaning up Xelatown Recycling! We are all aware of the lack of participation in this practice here in Xela, as most public trash cans (permitting they have a...