belize in march

Belize: The Most Amazing Place to Go in March 2023

“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…

A Guide to Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Forget Zoos: Visit Belize’s Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary Instead

It’s easy to understand why questions are being asked about the wisdom of importing animals to zoos after being captured in the wild—especially since opportunities to see wildlife over time were mostly found on pages of National Geographic magazines! New approaches to zoo design benefit wildlife as some of these facilities expand space and create habitats designed to emulating species-specific environments. What’s changed since zoos…

Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

The 2023 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…

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?…

Belize Placencia Resort

This Belize Resort Is Perfect For A Beach And Adventure Vacation In Placencia

When vacation time rolls around, are you savvy enough to set a specific goal that you hope to accomplish during your time away from pressing concerns at work and home? It’s important to articulate what you hope to get out of your vacation, Inc. magazine contributor Glenn Leibowitz explains, because “Taking time off isn’t enough.” How to set a vacation goal? It’s not a complicated…

Belize Barrier Reef Snorkeling

Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

According to the psychologist Todd Kashdan, early man pursued wonder and found it in every new discovery. As a result, our earliest ancestors loved nothing more than playing with bones, rocks, turtle shells, and other beachfront finds, and encountering magnificent mountains and caves often triggered pure joy. For ancient Mayas settling in the area now known as Belize, one of the most revered offshore sites…

Belize Adventure Vacations

Laru Beya Resort: Placencia Belize’s Mecca for Thrill-Seekers

Do you consider yourself an adventure seeker? Perhaps you’re unsure because your willingness to take risks doesn’t always match the daring you see in folks with whom you associate. No judgments here! Psychologists say that there are many types of adventurers and even if you’ve no interest in skydiving, you may still have an adventurous soul. If you’d like to see what qualities adventure seekers…

Belize Cave Tubing and Zip Lining Tours

Zip, Zip Hooray for Belize Cave Tubing, Hiking and Zipline Adventures

Zip Lining & Cave Tubing Are Two Popular Belize Adventure Tours If your idea of the world’s perfect vacation includes as many adventures as you can cram into your schedule, a steady diet of jungle zip lining, cave tubing and waterfall hiking in Belize is sure to satisfy your itch for excitement. Worried that you’re too old, not fit enough or lacking in courage? The…