Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 17 & 18 year olds Spring Break?
  2. 2 Puerto Vallarta o Cabo for Christmas break
  3. 3 Thanksgiving/Riviera Maya area/All Inclusive
  4. 4 Is it REALLY worth Including San Cristobal in my Yucatan Itinerary
  5. 5 Sayulita in September
  6. 6 Trip Report Garza Blanca Preserve -Puerto Vallarta
  7. 7 Is it safe to travel to Cabo San Lucas
  8. 8 Looking for tips (hotels/border crossing/pets) driving Denver to Costa Rica
  9. 9 Renting Car in Mexico
  10. 10 Car Rental in Cancun
  11. 11 Costa Rica
  12. 12 12-day June CR trip with school-age kids
  13. 13 1st visit to Costa Rica - Itinerary input appreciated!
  14. 14 reliable car rental company??
  15. 15 Must sees in Dominical and Uvita
  16. 16 Which Tortuguero Lodge for 2 night visit in January?
  17. 17 Does Panama have anything Costa Rica doesn't? (Besides the canal)
  18. 18 Planning a trip to Panama
  19. 19 Los Suenos Itinerary
  20. 20 Driving from Mexico to Belize
  21. 21 Driving from Mexico to Belize and Guatemala
  22. 22 best air route san diego to san jose
  23. 23 Cabo San Lucas furniture stores
  24. 24 Costa Rica - San Jose to Arenal Drive
  25. 25 driving from Tabacon to La Fortuna?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Solo Girl Travels in Guatemala?

Jump to last reply

I'm planning to move to Guatemala for a couple of months next summer or fall to study Spanish, and it looks like I will be going out on my own. Is this a terrible idea? I speak enough spanish to get from point a to point b, to ask for help, and to purchase things (high school spanish, basically, it's just been a few years). Is this a totally crazy idea? People I know tend to think so- I'm young, blond, pale, and fairly attracticve. But I've been to Guatemala once before briefly, as a side trip from Belize. I studied abroad in Ghana, so I'd used to being alone and experienced in dealing with aggressive men. Does anyone have any tips or advise for me?

Thanks!

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement