Parenthood and Passports - Guatemala

Guatemala

Guatemala is one of the lesser visited Central American countries, but tourism is now a growing industry. Although it is the most populated country in Central America, it is still one of the poorest. Unlike it’s neighbors to the north and east, Mexico and Belize, tourism has not been a major income source for Guatemala…

Parenthood and Passports - Tikal with a baby or toddler

Visiting Tikal with a baby or toddler

Tikal is a phenomenal park, but for many families with small children visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site seems intimidating. Perhaps it’s the sheer amount of walking and climbing. Maybe it’s the journey into Guatemala. Or possibly the thought of spending hours in the hot Central American sun with a little one in tow. But,…

Parenthood and Passports - Driving across the Belize Guatemala border

Driving across the Belize/Guatemala border

Border crossings can be a bit confusing, especially when it comes to this part of the world. Unlike the EU, crossing into another country in the Americas is a process… sometimes a quite lengthy one. As English speakers, who only know survival Spanish, crossing the Belize/Guatemala border added another layer of difficulty with the language…

Parenthood and Passports - Weird things you'll see in Belize and Guatemala

Weird Things You’ll See In Belize and Guatemala

To say life in Belize and Guatemala is different than it is in the United States would be somewhat of an understatement. America may share the same continent as these two countries, but that’s basically where the similarities end. Life moves at a slower pace in this part of Central America. It’s somewhat primitive and…

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