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The Adventurer's Guide to Guatemala

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Don’t go to Guatemala without this book! Take advantage of what we know. 

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255 pages
Table of Contents below

Kudos for writing another descriptive, informative and useful guide, this time for Guatemala! I used The Adventurer's Guide to Guatemala as my primary resource. I followed your recommendations on day trips in Antigua and was not disappointed. The cultural museum and the macadamia nut farm were especially interesting! The information you provided on lake Atitlan was also helpful. What a beautiful place!

I heartily recommend your guide to anyone traveling to Guatemala. Your stories and thoughtful photos really inspire one to get out an explore. Keep up the great work!

Victor Martel

Guatemala has a colorful culture and a rich blend of peoples which reflect its history and struggle to become the country it is today.


In this Guide we take you from the ancient Maya strongholds of Huehuetenango and Xela to one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world, Panajachel on the ancient volcanic Lake Atitlan. We show you colorful native markets, the old Colonial capital city of Antigua and give you a sneak peek into the Caribbean side of Guatemala like you have never seen before.

Maya ruins, island cities, exploding volcanoes and the famous brilliantly unique Chicken Buses – it’s all here in this Guide to Guatemala.

Hundreds of photos are included so you can have a personal glimpse into this amazing country!

Save money, save hassle. Take advantage of what we know!

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Our book is both practical and inspiring. After each city you will find necessary information such as Hotels, available transport, grocery stores, restaurants and entertainment, information on medical clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, dentists, visa services, Spanish schools, banks, immigration offices, entry and exit locations to Guatemala that we used, plus useful notes, emergency numbers, prices we paid and the Pros and Cons of each place as we view them.

We list links to business and medical offices, hotels and national parks with hours of operation, telephone numbers, prices, and addresses.

Don't speak Spanish?

Survival Spanish phrases are in the back of the book to get you started on your Central America journey.

Medical care

For those of you who are curious about medical care in this country, we share with you our first hand experiences of a hospital event in Guatemala City, complete with pricing.

Our Routes

These are the routes we took, what we spent and the hotels in which we stayed. Use this Guide as a template to create your own exciting journeys.

The Guide is in PDF format, and is available via download.
PLEASE take note. If we are traveling, swimming, playing tennis, sleeping, or just not online when you order, we will get to your order ASAP.
Thank you for your patience.


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Traveling opens the mind, creating wider perspectives and flexibility.

We encourage you to taste as much of the world as you can!

Table of Contents
Currency conversion site
Hotels in Huehue
Transportation available in Huehue
Useful notes
Pros and Cons

Hotels in Xela
Transportation available in Xela
Useful notes
Pros and Cons
Stuck in the Vortex of Panajachel
Hotels in Pana
Transportation available in Pana
Useful notes
Restaurants and Entertainment
Pros and Cons

Sololá Laguna Atitlán
Useful notes
Towns Around Laguna Atitlán
Useful notes
Hiking up Vulcan Pacaya
Useful notes

Let Antigua into Your Heart
Hotels in Antigua
Restaurants and Grocery Stores
Transportation available in Antigua
Useful notes and Medical
Pros and Cons
Boy Toys: The Chicken Buses of Guatemala
Useful notes
Santa Maria de Jesus
San Miguel Duenas: Touring a Macadamia Nut Ranch
Useful notes
San Juan del Obisbo
San Felipe & Jocotenango
Useful notes
Hotels in Livingston and Rio Dulce
Transportation available in Livingston
Useful notes
Pros and Cons
Hotels in Flores
Transportation available in Flores
Useful notes
Pros and Cons

Tikal Ruins
Useful notes
Billy Personally Tests Medical Tourism in Guatemala
Room cost breakdown
Conclusion notes
Billy’s Medical Follow-up, Q&A from Our Readers
Useful Notes and Links
Useful Spanish Phrases

The Guide is in PDF format, and is available via download.
PLEASE take note. If we are traveling, swimming, playing tennis, sleeping, or just not online when you order, we will get to your order ASAP.
Thank you for your patience.


Thanks for ordering

Billy and Akaisha

About the Authors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on

Retire Early Lifestyle appeals to a different kind of person – the person who prizes their independence, values their time, and who doesn’t want to mindlessly follow the crowd.

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