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Could Your Tax Refund Pay for a Belize Trip? This Deal Says YES

CNBC, the TV Channel that focuses on all things economic, just announced that the average amount of refunds landing in U. S. consumer’s wallets after they file their income taxes is projected to be an average of $1741. What are people planning to do with their windfalls? Almost 30% say they plan to save the cash, according to a Bankrate study, while folks who fall…

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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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Discover Foodie Paradise on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula

Conde Nast Traveler magazine editors said it best when they published an article bearing this headline: “Belize Should be on Every Culinary Enthusiasts Radar.” That’s a grandiose statement to make, but in fact, writes Julia Eskins, the “nation famous for its archaeological sites, rainforests, and reefs is finally getting attention for its diverse and sustainable food scene.” At the heart of this paradise is the…

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Laru Beya Resort: Where Comfort and Relaxation Meet in Placencia Belize

Are you aware of the fact that the moment you relax, what researchers call “an awareness of comfort” immediately impacts the body and the mind? It’s a phenomenon that led four Japanese researchers to an important study that ended up being included in the U.S. National Institutes of Health archives recently. What happens to you when you relax? If your answer is “I can’t recall,”…

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The Gateway to Belize: Culture and Adventures on the Placencia Peninsula

The word gateway is fraught with symbolism and applies to so many aspects of our lives, it’s a wonder we don’t use it often. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary says that gateways allow us to achieve desired goals, while techies are more likely to refer to a gateway when trying to explain a network node that connects two communications protocols. Those who consider themselves religious point to…

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10 Interesting Fun Facts About Belize

This increasingly popular vacation hotspot is located just a few hours flying time from the United States. And if you’re looking for the perfect place to stay in Belize, we’ve got you covered. Laru Beya Resort on the picturesque Placencia Peninsula offers an exciting range of package add-ons and à la carte tours. Our All Inclusive Package includes private rooms, scrumptious meals, unlimited local drinks,…

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Belize: The Most Amazing Place to Go in March 2024

“March” to the Beat of Your Own Drum in Placencia, Belize You survived January. Put up with February. By March, you’re desperate to abandon your coat but winter continues on. We’ve got just what the doctor ordered: A March holiday in Placencia Peninsula, Belize. According to mental health experts, symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)—a type of depression—tend to start in October and, in some…

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On Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, Beaches Are Always The Star Attractions

When journalist Rebecca Norris was asked by the online travel website Veranda to research the world’s most beautiful beaches, the destinations she cited included Portugal, Greece, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Tahiti, and French Polynesia, each of which requires long plane rides, adjusting to multiple time zones, and plenty of patience. Instead of spending so much time getting to and from her beach suggestions, why not take…

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2024 Placencia Lobster Fest is Fast Approaching

How would you fare if you were asked to lay a round of lobster trivia? Browse these facts and victory could be yours: Lobsters have eight walking legs used to crawl forward, but they swim backwards. Each one has a “dominant claw,” just like left- or right-handed people. Lobsters can re-grow body parts in around five years. Lobsters smell with their legs but have poor…