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,…

Belize Romantic Vacations 2020

How to Nurture Your Love Life? A Romantic Belize Vacation!

  When anthropologist Helen Fisher researched the best ways to keep love alive, she joined other social scientists in prescribing healthy doses of alone time during romantic vacations. Dr. Helen Fisher didn’t set off for the South Seas islands like Margaret Mead when she committed her practice to studying more contemporary topics. One of the most delightful projects she undertook was researching romance and her…

Come to Placencia for Belizean Food That’s Unforgettable

Come to Placencia for Belizean Food That’s Unforgettable

There are no fast food joints in Belize—and who would want to settle for one when you can please every one of your taste buds by choosing ethnic dishes at Placencia’s most outstanding restaurant? If you never met an ethnic culinary tradition you didn’t love, add Belize food and beverages to your list of “must eat more often” cuisines. But truth is, traditional Belize food…

belize on a budget

Belize is for Budgeters Who Won’t Compromise on Luxury

It’s fashionable to plan ahead these days. When it’s time to sort out your holiday plans, our tips can save you money so you vacation like royalty. Abby Hayes spends her days urging people she doesn’t know to prioritize vacations with family members before the kids grow up so they don’t end up feeling guilty for missing out. But, you say, who has the money?…