Convento de Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Iglesia y Convento de Las Capuchinas is one of Antigua Guatemala’s most visited ruins and a popular wedding venue. It recently made international news as the stage for the union between American actors DulĂ© Hill and Jazmyn Symon. Learn the history and visiting information for this interesting attraction. View this post on Instagram A postContinue reading “Convento de Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”

Holy Week Museum, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Are you visiting Antigua Guatemala and are bummed out you won’t be here for the world-famous Holy Week celebrations? No worries! The next best thing you can do to experience it is to stop by the “Museo de las Tradiciones de Semana Santa Sor Juana de Maldonado“! Which, by the way, I’ll refer to asContinue reading “Holy Week Museum, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”

Agua Volcano Hiking Guide: Antigua Guatemala’s Iconic Landmark

Agua Volcano (known as Volcan de Agua), should get credit for making Antigua Guatemala as gorgeous a town as it is. There are other Spanish colonial towns in Mexico and Central America, but none have the towering backdrop that Antigua does. While I’m not much of a hiker, I knew I’d climb Agua one day,Continue reading “Agua Volcano Hiking Guide: Antigua Guatemala’s Iconic Landmark”

Christmas Activities In Antigua Guatemala

Christmas season in Antigua Guatemala is in full swing right now. There are posadas almost every day and it’s easy to find traditional hot ponches – my wife prefers the more popular fruit version (de frutas – made with pineapple and dried fruits), while I prefer the milk version (de leche – somewhat like eggnogContinue reading “Christmas Activities In Antigua Guatemala”

San Francisco Church, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

San Francisco Church is one of the biggest attractions in the city – even Tarzan has paid a visit! But more on that later. For tourists, Iglesia de San Francisco is an opportunity see a restored colonial church. For locals, it’s a place of pilgrimage – they come to pray for miracles at the tombContinue reading “San Francisco Church, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”