Guatemala is filled with such a colorful culture, that a lifetime is not enough to fully appreciate the wonders this country has to offer. Even for me, I was born and raised here, I am still getting to know it! This past weekend, my friends and I got the opportunity to experience different activities in Antigua. Usually, people only go to Antigua to walk around and eat but there is so much more to do. We stayed at El Convento Boutique Hotel, one of the best hotels in Antigua.
Always grateful for the opportunity to go back to my home country and spending time with my loved ones, and this time around was even more special. This is the first Thanksgiving I do not spend in New York, since moving to the city - I have either spent it with friends, or my family visits me. This year, since it was a very special occasion, my grandparents' 50th anniversary, I got to go celebrate it with them and stay one more week for Thanksgiving. The day I flew to Guatema
It's one thing to see all the love and recognition my country gets through social media, but it's another to see the reactions in person. For my last Spring Break I decided to go back to Guatemala, but this time with my friends. Our planning began since Fall of 2016, my family and I organized a 10-day trip that would highlight the main tourist attractions of Guatemala. Our stops included: Antigua, Monterrico, Tikal, Panajachel, and Guatemala City. Since I am focusing my blog
I am halfway through my trip to Guatemala and I have taken full advantage of the beautiful weather to try out my Spring/Summer wardrobe. Here are some of my favorite outfits I have worn so far. Outfit #1 CLOTHES Shirt: J. Crew Shorts: Zara Shoes: H&M ACCESSORIES Sunglasses: Aldo Ring: Gucci Bracelets: Aldo Watch: Bulova PLACE San Juan El Obispo Outfit #2 CLOTHES Shirt: Zara Pants: Calvin Klein Shoes: H&M ACCESSORIES Watch: Bulova Ring: Gucci Bracelets: Aldo PLACE San Juan El
I packed my bags and said goodbye to Guatemala the moment I graduated high school, never thinking I would ever want to come back. Maybe it was the political atmosphere, maybe it was the hypocrisy I was surrounded by while in school, or maybe it was the fact that what I wanted in life would not be found in Guatemala. Yet, here I am writing about the country that birthed me, raised me, and allowed me to leave it to chase my dreams. A country that welcomed me back with open arms