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”

Nance (Yellow Cherries): Guatemalan Fruits

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits – if you grew up eating it, there’s nothing better in the world than gorging on them. If you’ve never tasted it before, you might be wondering what the fawning in Guatemala for nance is all about. If you’ve never had it before, you might justContinue reading “Nance (Yellow Cherries): Guatemalan Fruits”

Central Park, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Parque Central is as old as the city, but while everything in the city suggests that for once time stood still, this park continues to evolve. Today, it’s one of the best places to people-watch and a favorite meeting place for locals and tourists alike. From the city’s inception, the plaza was designed to beContinue reading “Central Park, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”

Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools: A Guide

Antigua Guatemala is a popular destination for Spanish-language learners, as there are excellent schools here, at good prices. Beware, however, that not all schools are created equal and the quality of instruction varies. Here are a few pointers to help you choose the right school to achieve your educational goals and to help you makeContinue reading “Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools: A Guide”

Santa Catalina Arch, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

At first, it isn’t evident how much remains of the original Santa Catalina Virgen y Martir Convent. Because of its prime real estate location, most of what was once the church and convent has over the years been divided into private lots. The cloisters of Santa Catalina are now private property, owned by a localContinue reading “Santa Catalina Arch, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide”