Monthly Archive: October 2016

Food in Xela: The Runs Down

We’ve all been there. That feeling as though a ball has just dropped inside your stomach. Time slows down. Conversations around you fade out to a background lull. Buttcheeks clench. Your mind becomes focused...

Stuffed Plantain Boats

By La Salsa Inglesa One thing I noticed cooking in Guatemala is that people tend to freak out if you stray from the accepted way of preparing ingredients or dishes. For example, a friend...

Stuck in Xela

By Jalapeño Jacobo Each month we send our field correspondent, Jalapeño Jacobo, to interview and harass one of Xela’s most infamous extranjeros to find out why the hell they’ve lived in Xela for so long (just...

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....

Stuff

P o p p i n g Up, Up, and to Guate! Tired of those grueling 4-hour bus trips to Guatemala City just to take a 6-hour flight back to North Dakota? Or perhaps you’re...