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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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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…

5 Best Places to Visit in Belize This Summer

5 Best Places to Visit in Belize This Summer

If you’re heading to Belize this summer, we’ve got 5 recommendations for “can’t miss” spots guaranteed to delight and impress based on endless recommendations from tourists who are not shy about expressing their opinions. You’ll likely join this universe – even if you don’t get to every one! 1. The Belize Barrier Reef. Astronauts spot it from the stratosphere but seeing it up close can…

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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…

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…

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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…

What you need to know before visiting Belize this year

Things To Know When Visiting Belize in 2022

Let’s start with what you already know! Belizeans are warm. The weather is warmer. It only takes a few hours to reach Belize from southern U.S. cities (you may not finish your crossword puzzle), and because everyone speaks English, no apps are required. Belize’s Covid preventative measures are so state of the art, the tourism industry instituted Gold Standard protocols, conferring certification on the nation’s…