Guatemala Travel Guide

Preparing for your trip to Guatemala

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Guatemala

Are you preparing for a trip to Guatemala but have some nagging questions? Or do you want to go but are worried about safety and getting around? Read this blog post to find out EVERYTHING you need to do to have a fabulous time in Guatemala. You’ll learn what the entry requirements are, how long you can stay, how to stay safe and healthy, which SIM card to get, how to get around, and much, much more!

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15 Best Books to Read Before Your Trip to Guatemala

Are you traveling to Guatemala but don’t know much about the country? Or have you just visited and you want to learn more about the place? Perhaps you just want to travel to Guatemala without getting on a plane. Check out this list of 15 of the best books about the country and its people. You’ll find books on its history, the Civil War, and the Maya people as well as novels set in this fascinating Central American country.

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