With another year over and an a new one just begun, the annual changing of the Xelan guard is about to occur with the new wave of adopted Quetzaltecas (people from Xela) arriving from across the globe. January kicks of Xela’s high season with the 30+ local Spanish schools overflowing with the sounds of new […]
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New Xela Pub Crawl
To be the leading culture and nightlife magazine in Xela, we here at Xelawho put in long days (and nights…) to bring you the you truth, la verdadera verdad, on what’s going on in Xelatown. This means we’re out and about constantly, trying […]
By Fat House Productions
In a Texas airport I recently had 20 minutes to watch CNN and catch up a little on US news and culture. Big mistake.
In those 15 minutes, I saw two reports. The first covered Donald Trump making a speech about how polls say he will be the Republican […]
By Rotten Tacos
If you’re new to Xela, your ears have probably noticed something a bit affronting: it is fecking noisy. You wake and wonder if there’s a shooting range nearby. You mutter mild threats at the 6-year-old neighbor whose favorite game is “throw the ball at walls when the gringas are sleeping” […]
By Juan Jardinero
“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”
-Frances Hodgson Burnett
This month we sat down with Gaby from #TanLechugaYo, a weekly organic salad delivery service in Xela, to discuss how to start her own organic garden in her house. […]
By Diana Pastor
Welcome 2016! We welcome another year to learn and grow together. That being said, Guatemala remains for better or worse, a very conservative country.
There are certainly some issues that can’t really be discussed in a conversation with an unmodern, close-minded Guatemalan, and caution should be exercised when these themes […]