A travel writer's version of what travelers don't find in ordinary guide books. This is the latest and most up-to-date information about Antigua, Guatemala, with suggested tours, side trips and prices for everything from taxis to museums. This is the absolute 'must have' companion guide to any other regular guide book.
A quirky guide to the many aspects of Antigua, Guatemala from the perspective of a travel writer who lives there. This companion guide explains everything a tourist needs to know, what to avoid and where to go if something bad happens. Got diarrhea? here's what to take. Need a doctor or dentist? go here, and here's what it'll cost. Filled with strange 'factoids' like the L.Ron Hubbard plaque that no one can explain, or the existence of an ancient Maya city 33 feet under the present day Antigua and how to make a little extra money. All of the recommendations are unpaid nor solicited and represent the best of Antigua. Find out where and what are the Top Five bars, Top Five hotels and Top Ten restaurants. Know where to go for the best souvenirs and how to avoid mishaps. Know what a taxi or shuttle costs beforehand and how to avoid credit card fraud or what to do if it happens. Find out where to find the early morning espresso or the chocolate store.