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Time to Crawl Out of Your Shell: Placencia’s 2022 Lobsterfest is Almost Here!

We don’t have to tell you that the supply chain crisis hits a new product category every day. From toilet tissue to baby formula, U.S. store shelves have become a game of hit or miss, with some items leaving in their wake bad news for folks who look forward to summer discounts and bargains. Case in point: “The price of lobster and seafood at large…

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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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Placencia Belize: More than Beautiful Beaches

When Nature, the official magazine of the non-profit Nature Conservancy, sent writers and photographers to Belize to check out an initiative to bring the nation’s total amount of protected lands to nearly 40%, the result of their trip was impressive. The magazine devoted nine pages to the feature story, treating readers to gorgeous photography and notable details about efforts to protect and ensure The Belize…

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When It Comes to Summer Vacations, This Belize Destination Is Spot On

If there’s anything avid tourists learned during imposed pandemic restrictions that removed the most pleasurable activity from their lives, it’s that it’s okay to want to “have it all.” When one appreciates the bounty of pleasures received by taking even the simplest holiday trip abroad, life seems richer, more vital, and certainly more fun. For travelers seeking a Belize escape this summer, having it all…

All-inclusive Resort in Belize for Your Next Tropical Getaway

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…

Belize Wildlife

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…

Belize Spring Break Vacation

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…

Birding in Belize

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…