Antigua Guatemala’s Coffee Tours, Teas and Chocolate: A Guide

Antigua Guatemala is very much linked to coffee, both in tradition and culturally. Antigua's resurgence is due in part to its abundance of fertile...

Is Antigua Guatemala Safe To Visit After Volcan De Fuego’s Eruption?

In the past few days, quite a few readers have been sending me emails expressing their worries about traveling to Guatemala. The questions usually...

Fuego Volcano Eruption In Guatemala: How To Help

Sunday morning, on June 4, Fuego Volcano began rumbling like thunder and erupting with great columns of ash, both seen and heard from miles...

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...

To Do

There's lots to do in Antigua Guatemala, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central America. This is the place to heck out cool activities, places and cultural experiences you can find in town.

Convento de Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Iglesia y Convento de Las Capuchinas is one of Antigua Guatemala's most...

Holy Week Museum, Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Are you visiting Antigua Guatemala and are bummed out you won't be...
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Rich

Thank you so much for stopping by and checking out OkAntigua. I created this site to showcase the incredibly beautiful Antigua Guatemala.
I hope this site is a useful resource if you're planning to visit, or that at least inspires you to make plans to live here one day.
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Food

Antigua Guatemala has a surprisingly varied foodie scene for a relatively small city. Check out local cuisine and some of the best foreign cuisine to be found in Central America.

Guatemalan Food Guide – See The Top 14 Dishes!

In 2007, Guatemala's Ministry of Culture designated specific dishes as the Guatemalan...

Nance (Yellow Cherries): Guatemalan Fruits

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits - if you...

Marañon Jocote (Cashew Apple): Guatemalan Fruits

If you've been to Antigua Guatemala's Mercado (Market) lately, you've probably noticed...

Hobbitenango Antigua Guatemala: Visitors Guide

Hobbitenango, near Antigua Guatemala, is one of the most interesting attractions in the area and a popular day trip destination. The restaurant, ecolodge and camping grounds...

Living in Antigua

Antigua Guatemala has long been an attractive home for retirees from other countries. But it's also increasingly popular with younger crowds, including remote workers (aka digital nomads) and those looking to become involved with the numerous NGOs that are based in this area.

Fuego Volcano Eruption In Guatemala: How To Help

Sunday morning, on June 4, Fuego Volcano began rumbling like thunder and...

Guatemala Carnival: Cascarones, Pica Pica And Parades

While shopping at the Mercado in Antigua, you might come across stands...