summer in placencia belize

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…

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…

All Inclusive Belize

10 Benefits of Booking a Belize All-Inclusive Package

There’s a reason cruise ships have remained a popular option for travelers: Vacationers know upfront that everything they need and want is included for one price so if they don’t want to spend more, they don’t have to. International resorts adopted this model decades ago when owners saw the wisdom in these types of bundles, but if you’re not yet convinced that they’re the only…

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…

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…

Family Reunion Trip to Belize

If Ever There Was a Time for a Caribbean Family Reunion, It’s Now!

…especially if the destination you choose is Belize, the only Central American nation where English is the primary language. Members of your family are likely starved for in-person get-togethers with the people they love and if you’ve appointed yourself (or been drafted!) as the coordinator of this getaway, make the job as easy as possible by picking a resort offering family members a barefoot-luxury stay….

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…

Best Snorkeling in Placencia Belize

Where to Find the Best Snorkeling in Belize? Placencia Of Course

If you believe that the sport of snorkeling wasn’t “invented” until recently, you’re in for a surprise. The idea took root around 350 BC when philosopher Aristotle observed an elephant submerged in water that used its trunk to breathe. It’s a fanciful supposition and one that can’t be proven, but evidence exists that rudimentary helmets attached to reed tubes were common in the 15th century,…