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    Hidden Gem of the Caribbean: Experience Belize’s Authenticity

    Blogger Joanna Nowak considers herself to be “an ethical and responsible” nomad who wouldn’t dream of taking a conventional vacation to a spot that isn’t classified as an off-the-beaten-track destination. She’s rather young to have adopted this style of travel as her mantra, but she quickly learned to step out of her comfort zone to immerse herself in local cultures. Where does the ethical part…

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    Does Belize Have All Inclusive Resorts?

    All-inclusive resorts are not just hot; they’re sizzling. You’ll find them throughout Central America but there’s only one place you can go to find a resort where everyone speaks English: Belize. Thanks to its former status as a UK colony, English remains the nation’s first language. But which all-inclusive resort has your name written all over it? Laru Beya Resort, a premier property that offers…

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    The Best Overseas Summer Family Vacation Ever is Only a Few Hours Away!

    If you’ve exhausted your list of North American destinations focused on entertainment or educational value that gave your children an up-close and personal look at the USA’s history and heritage, it may be time to consider expanding your kids’ vistas by taking them overseas. If you began shaking your head in mid-sentence because you’ve already collected your share of “kids on planes” nightmares, relax. Belize…

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    How to Make Your Group’s Belize Vacation “A Perfect 10”!

    When was the first time you heard someone describe a performance as a “perfect 10”? It’s the ultimate compliment for skating and gymnastics competitors, and those who recall classic films are likely to remember 10 as the criteria British actor Dudley Moore used to describe the woman of his dream in the movie, “10.” Did you know that 10 is an ideal number of people…

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    Fall in Love with Belize’s Placencia Peninsula This Summer

    Laura Jean’s passion for travel and blogging about her adventures is so strong, she once wrote an homage to her travels, including this unabashed confession: “I recently made a bold declaration to the universe. I want to travel the world and write love letters, poems and short stories about the places that captivate my heart. You see, I fall in love with places. Maybe you…

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    Expert Placencia Belize Travel Advice You’ll Want to Read!

    To whom do you turn for travel advice? Uncle Richard who fancies himself a global traveler and offers advice before you ask for it? Perhaps you count on the Internet to ferret out tips on specific destinations that you’re interested in exploring. Some people are so fascinated by other cultures and societies, they keep scrapbooks of clippings from travel magazines, pining over text and images…

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    Belize’s Laru Beya friends’ Getaway: So Doable, You’ll Want to Book Now!

    An April 29th edition of the Axios newsletter included a statistic that’s hard to believe, but it came from a study conducted by the Center for American Progress. It seems the “average household wealth for those under 40 in the U.S. is up 49% from its pre-pandemic level,” writes Emily Peck. Millennials (ages 27-43) haven’t seen this much growth since 1989 when the Federal Reserve…

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    How to Spend a 4-Day Vacation in Belize This Summer

    One of the most talked about new trends is the 4-day work week that’s becoming commonplace in the U.S. Four-day work weeks are also creating a new vacation niche for people with shorter work weeks. This emerging trend has spurred Laru Beya Resort on Belize’s Placencia peninsula to promote a 4-day getaway that is equally beneficial because short, intermittent getaways accomplish so many goals: Go…

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    Experience the Magic of Placencia in 4 Fun-Packed Days

    “If I only have four days off, I’m not spending two of those in the air,” said one travel study participant when asked the question: Exactly how long should a trip be for that stress to be “worth it”? Scientists at the Academy of Finland discovered that between three and six days away is ideal. Choose a destination that doesn’t come with an exhausting flight…

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    Help Laru Beya Resort Win Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Award For 2024

    You’re not imagining things if it seems as though everyone on the planet is being asked to participate in elections this year. According to Time magazine reporters, 2024 is slated to set new records globally, as “more voters than ever in history will head to the polls as at least 64 countries (plus the European Union)—representing a combined population of about 49% of the people…