Do you know about Continental Spanish School?

Academia de Español Continental is a dynamic and young Spanish language school. It was founded by a group of professional and experienced Spanish language teachers in order to provide quality language courses for a reasonable price. Our school is located in a beautiful, centrally-located, colonial building on 3a Calle Poniente in Antigua Guatemala, two blocks[…]

Where do pashtes come from?

In a cattle ranch – located on the border between Puerto Iztapa and Taxisco, Santa Rosa and an hour and a half from La Antigua – there is a small plantation (considering the size of the farm) of three and a half acres of pashtes, Mayan luffas or Loofah. To learn more about the process[…]

Tierra & Lava Guatemala

  Tierra & Lava: Luxury, Ethical, Vegan Skin & Hair Care. A few years ago my favorite natural foods chef told me she would not put anything on her body that she would not put in her mouth. At first I thought that sounded like a lofty goal, but the more I thought about it,[…]

Monumento 21, Libano

Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa is a Municipality in the Department of Escuintla that is located 34km from the regional capital and 90km from Guatemala City. This Municipality is home to various archeological sites in amongst the cane fields – some of them visible to the naked eye and others underneath the earth – that have borne[…]

Typical of some departments of Guatemala meals

In Guatemala each department has its own characteristics and its climate, the language in which they communicate, their cultures and traditions; and the diversity demonstrated in each department with a plate or typical food that characterizes it. Then dishes from some departments are presented. 1. Guatemala The department of Guatemala is characterized by corn gruel,[…]

San Jerónimo Convent

The San Jerónimo school had a short and somewhat tumultuous existence. Built between 1739 and 1757, the school was closed down by Spanish King Carlos III because it lacked his royal approval. From 1765 until 1773 (when it was destroyed by earthquakes), the former school served as the royal customs house. Although the guidebook I[…]

The Mermaids of Antigua Guatemala

There are many “hidden” mermaids throughout town, can you find them? The most famous mermaids are those on the Fountain of the Mermaids in the Central Park originally built by Diego de Porres in 1739, inspired from the fountain of Neptune in Bologna, Italy. As reported by Dr. Miguel Torres in his recent research on[…]

Amazing views

It’s very easy to be enchanted by the baroque air of La Antigua…by its cobbled streets and even by the little puddles – frequent during the rainy season – in which you can catch a perfect reflection of the Santa Catalina Arch. The colors, the sensations and even the aroma of certain seasonal flowers –[…]

We also have Student House

If you want to learn Spanish , we can offer a student house, you can learn with Us Spanish , we have professional teachers to help you to learn . But the best is that are lodging in a great house, with beautiful views from the volcanoes . come with Us and ask for the[…]