Monthly Archive: April 2015

The Magic Formula

Take a trip to Lake Amatitlan near Guatemala City & you’d be forgiven for thinking upon first sight that its almost radioactive green colour must be due to some sort of volcanic phenomenon. Upon...

Stuff

P o p p i n g Youth Consciousness Social Media was filled with outrage as an image of someone vandalising the Chocoyos bridge in Zone 1. As a result a group of masked youths...

Reading Sets Us Free at Flex

by Julio Urizar Reading sets us free. It seems commonplace, but with this slogan the Xela book festival FLEX will celebrate its third year. In Guatemala reading is not a common habit. When reading...

Recipe of the Month: Platano en Gloria

by Simone Riddle If there’s one fresh fruit you’re guaranteed to find in any ‘tiendita’ it’s plantain. Guatemalans love them and no desayuno chapin would be the same without it. Don’t let their over-ripe appearance put...

Trendy

With the highest number of Facebook users in Central America and a Twitter population growing by the thousands every month, social media can be a great place to find out what’s buzzing in Guatemala....