Monthly Archive: November 2016

Arrested Development

The more observant of our readers may have noticed on their way to Paíz supermarket an enormous hole in the ground in the adjacent block with some scaffolding, pillars and a huge crane sticking...

¡¡SHARK!!

By Fathouse Productions The word shark appears suddenly in English in 1569 (stay with me, it?s worth it) in a pamphlet circulated after English fisherman fished a f^^^îng monster in the Straits of Dover, wherever...

Experience The Temezcal

By Diana Pastor Are you a fan of hot springs or saunas? If you are, you’ll want to hear about something that can renew your body and mind. I’m talking about a “temazcal” —a...

Breakfast Burritos

By La Salsa Inglesa Breakfast: my favourite mealtime in Guatemala and often the most social. Sometimes this is a simple affair, whipping up eggs and beans quicker than you can say “Ducal”. There are...

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 Boozy 70th Birthday Happy birthday Quetzalteca, happy 70th birthday to you! And what better way to celebrate than to release a new flavour. The hype has only just...