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Vote Early and Often in the 2022 Conde Nast Travelers Reader’s Choice Awards

You don’t have to be an expert on the topic of Chicago history to have heard the phrase “Vote early and often”! This cynical challenge has been attributed to gangster Al Capone, the infamous Mayor Richard J. Daley, and William Hale Thompson, a turn of the century mayor who was perhaps the most corrupt of the three. Of course, you know that voting more than…

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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…

Belize Slow Travel

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…

Belize Vacation Discounts

Snag Low Season Rates During High Season? You Can at This Belize Beach Resort

Since Belize has become the quintessential go-to vacation spot for North Americans eager for a sunny, friendly Caribbean sojourn that won’t require them to liquidate their assets or learn a second language, devoted visitors don’t have to be convinced of the merits of choosing this nation over neighboring countries. For travelers who have yet to discover the benefits of a Belize vacation, a bit of…

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…

Belize Adventure Vacations

Best Adventure Vacation of the Year. You’ll Want Photos!

The year may have just begun, but for those who know that the secret to having the best adventure vacation ever is planning, planning, planning, start now to sort out a super 2022 getaway. If you track trends, you know that there’s been a recent resurgence of SLR camera popularity, say editors at the New York Times. Perhaps the time has come to dig out…

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10 Ways Belize Can Help You Recover from Lockdown

As days drag on, Covid variants dampen spirits and interfere with the things we want to do and places we want to go. Mental health experts have weighed in the consequences. “The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have profound mental health effects,” say experts chronicling the impact isolation and social distancing have had on even the most hopeful souls. Unlike other catastrophic events, the virus…

Placencia - Best Destination To Visit in Belize

Craving Time in Paradise? It’s Just a Few Hours Away in Belize

Huffington Post contributor Melissa Heisler asked people who live in paradise to explain exactly what they mean when making that claim. Responses from people who moved to the Caribbean seeking delight and bliss were numerous, but what surprised her most was this common sentiment: “Paradise is a place within, not a location without.” But suppose you could have both – what if you are given…

Belize Winter Vacations

Can’t Stand the Cold? Kiss Winter Goodbye in Placencia Belize

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), you could extend your life if you escape the winter weather and head for climates that are kind to your body and mind. The CDC details myriad risks northerners face when snow falls, temperatures plummet and bone-chilling winds whip up. No wonder your body rebels! Why stick around, run up huge heating bills and…