Beaches, volcanoes and Maya ruins: 8 reasons you need to see Guatemala

Sandwiched between Mexic, Belize, El Salvador and Honduras, Guatemala is one of Central America‘s new superstars. You probably haven’t been yet, and you may not know anybody who has. But trust us: this place is going to be big. It’s got everything you could want in a proper Americas adventure: food that will ruin all restaurants for you ever, gorgeous volcanic beaches, mirror lakes, jungle, Maya ruins and friendly locals.

If you want to see the place in action, check out this footage. We shot it in 2015, and we’ve been dreaming of Guatemala ever since: