belize spring break

Top Reasons to Visit Belize for Spring Break

Why Students Can’t Get Enough Spring Break Fun in Belize Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. offers suggestions to parents who freak-out when “spring break” is on the horizon because they worry the kids will get in trouble. Does that describe you? Dr. Cohan recommends discussing all daunting topics long before the time comes to leave for spring break–from peer pressure to binge drinking. But she doesn’t…

belize in march

Belize: The Most Amazing Place to Go in March 2020

“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…

Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

The 2020 Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

How important are arts and music festivals? Georgia Southern University Masters candidate Kimberly F. Rudolph wrote her honors thesis on the topic. Art festivals, she discovered, are more than excuses to shop. They’re unifying, too! According to Rudolph’s research, art and music festivals are community-building events that bring like-minded people together, so even if our politics and opinions are diverse, when we share entertainment experiences,…

thanksgiving getaways

Yes, You Can Relax This Thanksgiving: Spend the Holiday in Belize

More and more Americans spend Thanksgiving in Belize with every passing year. You want to be one of them, right? Every nation has traditional holiday practices. The French celebrate Bastille day to give thanks for their freedom. September 21st in Belize may be Independence Day, but a thankful nation turns the day into a month-long celebration. People in the U.S. devote an entire day to…

belize in august

August in Placencia, Belize: It’s the Perfect Late Summer Escape

Your office mates vacationed in June. Ignore their envy when you depart for Belize in August. Admit it: You save your vacation days for late summer so you’re ready to face the fall and winter with vigor, excitement and tan lines that last longer than those worn by folks who vacationed in June and July. Let them envy you while you relax on the trendiest…

Best Destination To Go in December is Belize

Belize: Your Best Vacation Bet in December

The Caribbean in December? Of course, you can afford to go! When Planetware.com published a list of the 10 best cheap places to travel in December, plenty of readers stood up and took notice. Second place on the list was Belize, an affordable destination in the Caribbean during high season that doesn’t ask travelers to empty their pockets for an opportunity to escape to a…

Do Not Make These Mistakes On Your First Trip To Placencia Belize

Do Not Make These Mistakes On Your First Trip To Placencia Belize

For many travelers, the mere mention of Belize is enough to transport their minds to the nation’s legendary beaches. But Belize is more than a long coastline facing a plethora of small islands. It’s an inland paradise, too—especially to those who find beach time less than exciting. In fact, attractions, sites, and experiences available to first-time Placencia visitors can be overwhelming—especially for tourists curious about…

Placencia Belize Scuba Diving

Placencia: Belize’s Scuba Diving Paradise

How does it feel to sink beneath the surface of the water protected by the latest in scuba diving equipment and eager to see what everyone talks about when they describe this life-affirming experience? In a word: amazing. And once divers learn about the history that “buoys” this sport, they’re even more impressed. In 500 BC, the world’s first breath-holding techniques were demonstrated for the…

Belize Relaxation Vacations

If You Crave Relaxation, You’ve Got to Vacation in Placencia Belize!

Whether or not you’ve been to Belize, you may have heard rumors that this country is an epicenter of excitement because there’s so much to do and see in a small country where everyone speaks English and the landmass is small enough to get around quickly. But there’s a secret we feel compelled to share that could surprise you: Some people come to Belize to…