Archive for September, 2014

Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Panes con Pollo

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Panes con Pollo

Panes con Pollo, chicken subs, are a very common street or fair food. I’ve tried them in a lot of places, specially at festivities in La Antigua Guatemala. But I have to say, I tried this one at the Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá and by far, this has become my favorite.

Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Cheese

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Farmers Market at Paseo Cayalá: Cheese by Elí Orozco

At this outdoor market at Paseo Cayalá you can find dozens of small independent producers; among them is this cheese manufacturer.


Farmer’s Market at Paseo Cayalá

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Picture of the Farmer's Market at Paseo Cayalá by Elí Orozco

The Farmer’s Market at Paseo Cayalá is a private initiative to atrack quality products to Guatemala City’s most luxurious and exclusive neighborhood.

Well, I’m happy I found artisan’s San Marcos Cheese, one of the purest one can get in Guatemala.

I’ll have more of Paseo Cayalá on tomorrow’s post.


Guatemalan Ironies: Coffee

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

As many of you know, Guatemala is among the world’s best producers of fine coffee.

Free Chess Games

Friday, September 26th, 2014

For those of you visiting Guatemala City and love to play Chess face to face against your opponent; no better place than the tables at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

Obama’s Breakfast

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Obama Breakfast
I’m still thinking there is a joke behind this, but I still can not completely get it.

Car-Free Day Guatemala

Sunday, September 21st, 2014


Blue Moon

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Great news for those U.S.A. expats!
Guatemala’s beer selection has been improving for the last few years and now we have Blue Moon.

Coco Loco

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Coco Loco
Coco loco -Crazy Coconut- is a well known drink on Guatemala’s Atlantic Coast. Surprisingly not much known on the rest of the country.

Holiday Real Estate, Guatemala

Monday, September 15th, 2014

I don’t want to sound as a Real Estate Agent, but I feel obliged to tell you about it.

There are a few vacationing real estate projects in Guatemala, most of them situated on the  Pacific Coast, about an hour drive from Guatemala City.

Danza de los Diablos

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Danza de los Diablos

Danza de los Diablos

Today I went to an independence day celebration held at Guatemala City’s Teatro Nacional.

Guatemalan Ironies

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

You can find anglicism used everywhere in Guatemala. What makes this ironic is that it is being used by a member of the Guatemalan Culture Department.