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Hidden Valley Wilderness Lodge: The New Villas, the Endless Property, THE FOOD Will Blow You Away

June 19th, 2024

I fell in love with Belize during my first visit to Ambergris Caye 18 years ago…with the sun, the beach,…

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Blue Hole

The Best Things To Do in Belize: My Ultimate Bucket List

October 3rd, 2023

A Complete List of Things To Do in Belize: Big and Small! Belize is known for so many things: the…

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Faces of Belize

24 Hours in Belmopan, Belize

August 20th, 2023

Belmopan: How I Got There, Where I Stayed And Where I Ate Belmopan is the capital of Belize. One of…

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Kate and William in Belize, Part 2: Now I NEED to Get to Caracol!

March 24th, 2022

I wasn’t going to do it.  I figured that if you are interested in the Royals, you can find the…

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Making Our Way From San Pedro To Cayo by Boat, Taxi and Rental Jeep, Part Two

September 23rd, 2021

So as I was saying in yesterday’s blog post, I was traveling from Ambergris Caye to the western part of…

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Water Taxi to a Taxi to a Jeep: Making our Way from San Pedro to the Cayo District, Part One

September 22nd, 2021

I have been giddy for the last few weeks…leading up to our two-night stay at the gorgeous Lodge at Chaa…

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Three Very Different Vacation Rentals In Three Different Parts of Belize: San Ignacio, Hopkins and Placencia

July 14th, 2021

Three Very Different Vacation Rentals with Vacasa Belize Last week, I started telling you about 3 night/4 day trip around…

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San Ignacio Resort Hotel: What a Perfect Location to Explore Belize’s Cayo District

April 22nd, 2021

Step out of town and Into the Jungle…Literally!  San Ignacio Resort in the Cayo District, Belize Last week, I took…

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Dipping Your Toe into Travel? How About Belize’s AMAZING Jungle Lodges

August 25th, 2020

At the moment, the borders of Belize are closed.  The travel industry, worldwide, is going to be one of the…

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My Eight Craziest Adventure Tours In Belize

July 15th, 2020

My Best Belize Adventure Tours Belize is full of adventure.  Such a small country where you can be at the…

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A Dreamy Long Weekend At Gaia River Lodge in Western Belize

June 3rd, 2020

After over 2 months spent within a few hundred feet of my couch and computer, it felt glorious to get…

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A Guide: Eight Tips for Traveling By Bus in Belize

March 12th, 2020

How To Successfully Travel Belize by Bus – The BUDGET Way to Travel But There are Some Compromises… Belize is…

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Why YOU Should Visit Belize in April and May

March 7th, 2020

April and May can be some pretty great months to visit Belize.  The Spring Break rush has started to thin…

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TEDxBelmopan: Inspiring Belize From the Ground Up

October 3rd, 2017

Everyone knows TED talks.  It all started in 1984 as a one time media conference – featuring a handful of…

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San Pedro To Belmopan & Back: The Garden of Eden, the Bus and a Baby Sea Turtle

October 1st, 2017

Friday morning, I headed into town to catch the 11:30am water taxi to Belize City.  The plan?  Boat ride to…

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A Beautiful Orchard in Cayo: Lychees, Coconut and Jatropha in Cristo Rey, Belize

May 25th, 2017

Just outside of San Ignacio, Belize, there is a turn off that heads up into the hills, the Maya Mountains…

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Road to Cayo: Restaurants, Murals and My Hotel in San Ignacio, Belize

May 23rd, 2017

Just a few days ago, I made my way out to Western Belize.  91 miles as the crow flies but…

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A Day Trip from the Island: In the Heart of the Maya Mountains, Climbing Waterfalls

November 13th, 2016

One of most incredible traits of Belize is that there are so many different ecosystems and climates (from savannah to…

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Heroes in The Jungle: Belize’s Race To Save The WILD Scarlet Macaw

August 15th, 2016

To see 10…16…20 scarlet macaws flying across the late afternoon sky is almost hard to believe.  Always even numbers, these…

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Packing for Deep Jungle Camping in Belize And A Bit of Birdwatching

July 28th, 2016

This weekend I head into the Chiquibul Nature Reserve to join volunteers that are camping at the bottoms of huge trees…

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