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Guatemala Archive

Central American Beers and the Craft Brewery Scene

Like everywhere else around the globe, the number of Central American craft beers is on the rise. This part of the world might surprise you with its small yet growing selection of craft breweries and brewers with a real passion for their work. While they are nowhere near places like Mexico or Argentina in quantity, [&hellip

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Ron Botran Reserva Rum From Guatemala

I’ve sung the praises—to whomever would listen—about another fine rum from Guatemala that’s better known than Botran, but apparently they’re doing something right in that country as this one is excellent too. Is Guatemala big enough to support two rum distilleries? Actually no: both this brand and Ron Zacapa are part of the generic-sounding Industrias [&hellip

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Elite Real Estate Markets of Latin America

Some elite real estate markets seem to defy logic, economics, and gravity. If you don’t know going in that everything is going to be sky-high there, you could get a serious shock. Many buyers who are dipping their toes in the international real estate marketplace automatically assume they’re going to find a bargain anywhere in [&hellip

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Ron Zacapa Edicion Negra Aged Rum Adds a Charred Barrel Twist

  When you start asking rum connoisseurs about their favorites, the name Ron Zacapa pops up a lot, so I was excited to try this relatively new Edición Negra version. Ron Zacapa 23 is not just one of the best rums from Central America, it’s also one of the best in the world. This new [&hellip

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The 7 Best Rums From Central America

  Want to try some of the planet’s highest-rated rum brands when you travel? You’ll have it pretty easy in some parts of Central America. You can draw a circle on one part of the globe and fit the origins of nearly all of the world’s best rums in that area. A few Caribbean islands [&hellip

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Artsy Style on Lake Atitlan With Lush Hotel in Guatemala

There are two big draws to Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: the views and the Mayan villages. With Lush Atitlan Hotel, you get both. It’s got panoramic lake and mountain vistas, but you’re a footpath away from San Marcos Village. The property sits by the lake, built next to a rock cliff that’s incorporated into the [&hellip

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