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Managing Your Period While Traveling: The Hilarious and Frightening Truth About Menstrual Cups

One of the newest fads in period-care was no doubt spawned by the legalization of women doing “men-things”, such as working, playing sports, performing in plays, going outside unaccompanied, and obtaining bank loans.  The trouble is, having a period while doing those things can really get in the way.  Enter the menstrual “cup”.

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Hiking Tikal National Park - A Guided Sunset Adventure

Our guided hike through Tikal National Park was well worth the hype. Tikal is a magical place full of ancient Mayan history, architecture and art that will blow your mind. We shuttled from Flores to Tikal with a package that we purchased from a local travel agent in Flores. Our tour included a guide, which I would highly recommend. Here are photos and details of our guided tour through Tikal National Forest.

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Our review of Hotel Isla de Flores

The Best Hotel in Flores, Guatemala We enjoyed our stay at Isla de Flores Hotel so much. Upon arriving, the staff was friendly and helpful, and knew enough english to help answer our questions. The lobby of the hotel is inviting and thoughtfully decorated. Fresh water is served and you can sit and enjoy passers by in the "open air" feel of the first floor. Amenities at Hotel Isla de Flores There is a restaurant and a bar, both of which were really great. (Try the fruit and yogurt for breakfast! Yum!) However, they definitely charge "tourist" prices, which is still cheaper than anything of equivalent quality in the USA.  About Hotel Isla de Flores The hotel is a few stories high...

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