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    Laru Beya’s 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award is Cause for Celebration

    What’s your favorite awards show? Is it the Academy Awards? The Emmy’s? Perhaps the Golden Globe award ceremonies are your top pick because you love the international mix of TV shows and movies that are nominated in varying categories from around the world. You may not realize that the travel industry also gives awards to resorts, hotels, restaurants, and attractions, but these are based on…

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    Vacationing on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula? Here’s How to Get There

    For U.S. primary school students, lessons about the midnight ride of Paul Revere are mandatory. Teachers still use the phrase “One, if by land, and two, if by sea,” to teach kids about the secret signal given by Revere to alert patriots about the route British troops were taking. His warning helped win the American Revolutionary War. In Belize, where Brits held dominion from 1783…

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    Plan a Summer Getaway Where History Meets Beauty on the Placencia Peninsula

    If you have yet to hear about Belize’s current hot spot, this is your opportunity to learn more. The Placencia peninsula is a 16-mile-long finger of land that has an intriguing history. We’re not sure how long it took them to make the pilgrimage from Nova Scotia Canada to Placencia shores back in the 17th century, but Puritans only stuck around until wars of independence…

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    Vote Early and Often in the 2022 Conde Nast Travelers Reader’s Choice Awards

    You don’t have to be an expert on the topic of Chicago history to have heard the phrase “Vote early and often”! This cynical challenge has been attributed to gangster Al Capone, the infamous Mayor Richard J. Daley, and William Hale Thompson, a turn of the century mayor who was perhaps the most corrupt of the three. Of course, you know that voting more than…

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    Belize Wildlife (And Where to Find Them)

    Whether you can still recall your mom or dad reading to you aloud from the classic Maurice Sendak-illustrated and written book, Where the Wild Things Are – or you’ve just read it to your grandkids, you already know that this book remains a generational favorite. Why do kids love it so much? Because they identify with shy, misunderstood Max who escapes to an island where…

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    10 Benefits of Booking a Belize All-Inclusive Package

    There’s a reason cruise ships have remained a popular option for travelers: Vacationers know upfront that everything they need and want is included for one price so if they don’t want to spend more, they don’t have to. International resorts adopted this model decades ago when owners saw the wisdom in these types of bundles, but if you’re not yet convinced that they’re the only…

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    Why Not Declare Your Own April and May Belize Spring Break, Parents?

    Once upon a time, spring break almost always straddled the Spring Equinox which took place this year on March 20, 2022. But spring break dates are anything but uniform these days, so if you’ve got students attending different colleges, it may feel like spring break 2022 is endless! Since you’re already an expert at managing your kids’ disruptive college and school schedules throughout Covid, we…

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    Belize Familymoons Are the Next Best Thing For Parents Who Recently Got Married

    In the not-too-distant past, all U.S. entertainment magazine editors had to do to pump up readership was to feature actress Elizabeth Taylor on the cover. The public was obsessed with her seven marriages during an era in which two marriages bordered on scandalous behavior. Attitudes have changed at warp speed since then. In 2015, a Washington Post headline declared: “Millions of Americans have been married three…

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    Why Belize is a Birder’s Destination in Central America

    This Wikipedia page may not account for every bird spotted in Belize, but it’s a good estimation. Belize’s national bird is the lively keel-billed toucan, and while this is a particularly handsome species, bird lovers are known to become equally enamored of the estimated 590+ bird species visitors could spot if they stick around long enough. How would you describe your enthusiasm for birds? According…

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    Slow Down, Eager Traveler! Discover the Magic of Slow Travel in Belize

    According to an article published in The Harvard Crimson, Americans rush around too much, said University of Berlin Professor Adolph Goldschmidt. “They never bother to rest and reflect,” he added. “They want to see how many miles they can make in a day.” His words were delivered at a 1930 lecture, yet little changed about American travel habits over time – until Carlo Petrini, protesting…