Life in Guatemala

Life in Guatemala

The Adventure of Expat Banking

Say what you will about US banks: compared with banks in many places they are models of efficiency. Pretty early in the expat experience, you have to figure out how you’re going to do your banking. How do you choose a bank? How do you get funds from your home country to your adopted country?…

Life in Guatemala

Fuentes Georginas

One of our favorite Guatemala getaways is to Fuentes Georginas. We used to take guests on overnight trips there, and we probably will again when a new road from Santiago Atitlan is finished, making the trip shorter. It takes about about 2 1/2 hours from Panajachel or 3 1/2 from Lake Villa Guatemala. Many people…