Month: November 2019

Exploring Antigua, Taking a Guatemalan Cooking Class, and Hiking Mt. Pacaya

Exploring Antigua, Taking a Guatemalan Cooking Class, and Hiking Mt. Pacaya

This trip to Guatemala was my first organized group trip. Six strangers met for the first time to travel a foreign country together, mixing service with adventure, all while being filmed by a YouTube influencer… It was very much a Road Rules experience of the…

Traveling Guatemala with Hopscotch the Globe and Vivid Roots

Traveling Guatemala with Hopscotch the Globe and Vivid Roots

Back in May, I went on my first organized group / volunteer trip with Hopscotch the Globe. This travel experience was much different from what I was used to—then again, what exactly is the typical travel experience for me, anyway? (That’s another blog post for…