The horror stories definitely plague blogs, forums and guide books when it comes to staying healthy while traveling to Guatemala.
It is no secret that Guatemala has a high rate of crime, as do many developing countries where money is scarce and governments are corrupt. By traveling to this Central American favorite, you are potentially putting yourself at risk.
Guatemala is a country built on volcanoes, set upon fault lines and in the path of tropical storms. Occasionally these impact the country and make travelling around difficult. Find out how to stay safe from natural hazards with World Nomads.