Monthly Archive: March 2016

Xela Etiquette Crash Course

London, New York, Paris, Xela – just a few of the world’s cultural melting pots where travellers and ex-pats come from all corners of the globe to munch down on pupusas, pizzas, crepes or...

Stuff

P o p p i n g Jazz It Up! The 8th annual Jazz Festival is under way already and it’s looking to be better than ever. This year’s festival will include performances by musicians...

Maya Night Skies

By Fathouse Productions Ancient and modern Maya cultures have their own takes on the constellations of the night sky. The Big Dipper, for example, is a macaw named “Seven Macaw” (Vucub Caquix) who has...

Say What???!

By La Gordita Although English is obviously not the mother tongue of all travellers and expats, it does tend to be the default language most of us rely on to communicate with one another....

Low-Fat Nacho Chips

By La Salsa Inglesa You tend to find that Guatemala’s delectable dips such as guacamole or refried beans almost always come accompanied by a generous portion of nacho chips, ‘para picar’. Yet it’s increasingly...