New age farm in the old colonial city.

Founded almost half a millennium ago (1524), Santiago de los Caballeros of Guatemala was the first capital city prior the Santa Marta earthquake in 1773, before this, it was considered one of the most beautiful cities of the Spanish empire, two centuries and fifty-something years later, still preserves the colonial looks from that era, now... Continue Reading →

Caffeinated Red-Cherry!

In the second level, exactly above Siento8-Ecologia, there's one of the three venues of RojoCerezo, located in zona 1, 10, and zone 4 of Guatemala City,  these cafe bistros offer a huge appreciation, wisdom, and general knowledge for this particular bean, promoting the culture for its appreciation with fair prices on the proper ways of... Continue Reading →

Running through a work of art.

The cultural center and national theater Miguel Angel Asturias was built over the remains of the San Jose castle, destroyed by the revolutionary artillery in June of 1944, successfully overthrowing the 13-year military dictatorship of Jorge Ubico, an un-democratic rule praised directly by the German chancellor at the time Adolf Hitler. Initially the project for... Continue Reading →

Kite Festival (Barrilete) – 2017

  This past November 10 and 11, the largest, newest, and most unorthodox festival took place in the only location within Guatemala city where you can go surfing and drinking at the same time, located in Cardales of Cayala, AKUA offered a different perspective of what we call a music festival. Combining indie, ska, pop,... Continue Reading →

Catharsis through comedy.

Good comedians make people forget their life problems for a while but outstanding comedians make people accept, digest and overcome these same difficulties. Inducing laughter is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, personally I use comedy or stand up as a tool in adverse situations; specially after October of 2017 began, since my... Continue Reading →

A parade to change perceptions.

Since my car battery got stolen a few weeks ago, I've been hitchhiking myself into events, parties and this time into the first LGBTI parade on Guatemala, since I got way early than expected, a quick stop to "La Shai Wa" was necessary to smooth the evening. After choosing some mood lifting music in the... Continue Reading →

The raving artisan – Nativo Urbamboo

  The meeting began after a short laugh we had about how bad I'm to do an ollie (simplest trick on a skateboard),  Carlos Maldonado, AKA "modelin" and I started talking about the constant struggle in working freelance to do personal projects and the level of alienation he needs in order to achieve his final product... Continue Reading →

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