Adventures in Belize

Adventures in Placencia Belize: White Sandy Beaches, Ancient Maya Cities and Pristine Nature Parks

When a nation’s footprint is less than 9,000 square miles, expectations surrounding the number of adventures one can enjoy during a visit are best kept low. After all, Vermont is approximately the same size as Belize and once you check out historic sites remaining from the nation’s settlement, hiking trails and ski resorts, attractions available to tourists are somewhat limited. Within approximately the same area,…

Celebrate Independence Day in Belize

You’re Invited to Belize’s 40th Independence Day Celebration

Had the iconic pop star Prince been Belizean, there’s a more than likely chance that he would have paid homage to 1981 instead of 1999 when he wrote his classic song, Party Like it’s 1999. After a century of United Kingdom colonization, Belize finally gained its independence that year, saying goodbye to the Brit-imposed name British Honduras and welcoming the name befitting the new nation….

Belize will delight your senses

Belize Will Delight Your Senses

Just because we grow up, that doesn’t mean we’ve lost touch with all 5 of the senses we were delighted to discover as babies. Each is guaranteed to kick into overdrive during a Belize vacation. That turquoise sea. More than 250 indigenous species of orchids. And wait until you experience the fragrances of spices used to prepare some of the most eclectic cuisines on the…

5 Must Do Activities to Experience in Belize This Year

5 “Can’t Miss” Activities That Should be on Your 2021 Belize Vacation List

Waylan Miki asks the question veteran travelers confront when they are on the move year round: How many choices is too many when setting up a vacation itinerary? Miki describes the phenomenon of “paralysis of choice” that can lead travelers to sign up for everything for fear of missing something and exhausting themselves in the process! Are you wise enough to take the word of…

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Now is the Time to Plan Your Belize Adventure Trip

Do human beings have different definitions for the word adventure? The answer is yes, say scientists who study this intriguing psychological approach to life. For some, an iconic movie like “Indiana Jones,” “Jaws” or the currently popular “Avengers” series are all that’s needed to pump up every bodily reaction from blood pressure to the imagination. For others, nothing but a lengthy zip-lining course, hiking into…

The Perfect Romantic Getaway to Belize

The Perfect Romantic Getaway To Belize

Town and Country magazine editors have been busy researching post-Covid honeymoon trends and they reached surprising conclusions: Despite the fact that couples availed themselves of opportunities to squirrel away money during the pandemic by canceling pricey weddings, honeymoons are being prioritized by men and women eager to find romance in paradise. No area in the western hemisphere is as trendy as Central America – especially…

best beach resort in placencia belize

The Best Beach Resort in Belize with an Excellent Bang-for-Your-Buck

When it comes to inventing pithy slogans to appeal to the general public, the U.S. generally takes the prize. Consider the phrase “more bang for your buck.” It didn’t originate on a used car lot nor during a negotiation at an antique store. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson coined the phrase in 1954 when he attempted to explain President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s…

placencia belize

Is Placencia Belize Worth Visiting?

There’s lots to love about Placencia Belize that isn’t found elsewhere. It’s fast becoming a mecca for foodies, the peninsula’s history is fascinating and dates back to the 17th Century, weather is idyllic year round, visitors and residents marvel at the topography that stretches along 16 miles of placid coastline and it’s the destination you want to choose if you’re a connoisseur of beaches. Travel…

Forest Bathing in Belize Vacations

Take a Jungle, Beach and Waterfall Vacation by Forest Bathing in Belize

Must you go all the way to Japan to find out how it feels to be part of Asia’s “forest bathing” culture? Of course not – especially since there’s a nation that’s just a couple of hours south of the U.S. that promises an equal measure of peace and tranquility – minus the jet lag – where forests and jungles dominate the landscape. If you…