You can often save money on Guatemala travel by choosing local hotels over foreign owned hostels.
Don't throw toilet paper, or anything else, into Guatemalan toilets.
The Livingston to Río Dulce water taxi runs at 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM and costs Q125 ($16.65).
People in Guatemala carry machetes.
The Litegua bus from Río Dulce to Guatemala City takes about six and a half hours and costs Q80 (
Hot showers in Guatemala mostly rely on electric shower heads.
Wondering whether it's a good idea or not to swim?
Chicken bus prices in Guatemala are, very loosely, around Q10 ($1.35) per hour.