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Plan and book your perfect trip or stay in Antigua Guatemala with expert local advice, travel tips, and inspiration from OkAntigua.

Antigua Guatemala, the former capital of Guatemala, is Central America's most popular tourist destination. Its cobblestone streets and baroque architecture are a delight to travelers. For a small, walkable city, Antigua packs a large number of restaurants, featuring cuisine from all continents. It also hosts one of the largest, most elaborate and colorful Holy Week celebrations in the world.

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Christmas Activities In Antigua Guatemala, December 2017

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...

Visit Antigua Guatemala’s Central Park (Plaza Mayor)

*This is an excerpt of the Antigua Guatemala Travel Guide (Antigua Guatemala Central Park), which you can find here.* Parque Central is as old as the city,...

Cultural Immersion: Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools

*This is an excerpt of the Antigua Guatemala - The Essential Guide (2017) (Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools), which you can find at Amazon.com.* Antigua Guatemala...

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Guatemala Carnival: Cascarones, Pica Pica And Parades

While shopping at the Mercado in Antigua, you might come across stands selling painted eggshells, similar to Easter eggs. These colorful eggs are known...

Christmas Activities In Antigua Guatemala, December 2017

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...

Try This: Guatemalan Nance (Yellow Cherries)

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits - if you grew up eating it, there's nothing better in the world than gorging...

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Traditional Christmas Dishes Of Guatemala You Should Try

Every country has their own holiday traditions when it comes to food, and Guatemala is no exception. Here are the Christmas dishes of Guatemala...

Guide To Guatemalan Food – Antigua Guatemala Edition

The country of Guatemala has 19 departments or administrative zones, and Antigua Guatemala happens to be the capital of the Sacatepéquez department. Though there...

Try This: Guatemalan Nance (Yellow Cherries)

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits - if you grew up eating it, there's nothing better in the world than gorging...

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