cancun to belize ado bus

The cheapest way to get to Belize

Flights to Belize aren’t cheap but if you’re traveling from the US or Canada there is an option that will save you some money. What you must do is fly into Cancun, Mexico and catch the overnight ADO Bus to Belize City. It is also possible to rent a car at the airport (don’t forget to get […]

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An afternoon at Cahal Pech Ruins

I’ve never gotten over the fact of how even though Cahal Pech ruins are just a short walk from downtown San Ignacio, it feels very secluded. I can’t pinpoint the age I was when I first visited this Maya site but I think it must have been when I was a grade school because I can recall how huge […]

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My Belize travel bucket list

We all have bucket list ideas about things to do and places to see before you die. If visiting Belize is one of them, I’d like to share the activities that are high on my list and I’d love to hear about yours. My list slightly changes as time passes since I add or remove some stuff. I […]

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Belize With Kids

If you’re considering a family vacation in Belize, hear me out. I have a niece and nephew and the first thing I realized when traveling with kids is that picking the right destination is key. You need to take them somewhere that has the wow factor, somewhere that will keep them entertained and you sane. […]

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Blue Creek Cave (Hakeb Ha Cave)

A Day Trip to Blue Creek Cave

If you plan on spending any time in southern Belize, be sure to save a day for the Blue Creek Cave. Known in Maya as Hokeb Ha (“Where the Water Enters the Earth”), the cave system starts in Santa Cruz and runs for about five miles before exiting near the village of Blue Creek. The […]

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Pay Attention, Belize! Travel trends for 2015

I don’t spend as much time researching travel behaviours as I once did when I was completely involved in the Belize tourism industry but I have not stopped being conscious of how travel is changing and where things are heading. I’ve been able to single out a few trends that will be king in 2015 and from all […]

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Cornerstone Foundation in San Ignacio

Service Vacations and Volunteering in Belize

How do you picture a Belize vacation? Lounging on the beach on Ambergris Caye? Snorkeling off Glover’s Reef? Exploring the Mayan ruins near San Ignacio? How about working with Belizeans to provide care to the needy, medical help for the sick, and protection for fragile ecosystems? If you think that all of these sound good, […]

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Celebrity hotspots – Where to avoid if you want to escape the media

Hey, are you a celebrity? Are you interested in vacationing in Belize and would like to keep it on the down low and escape the media? Well, I’m here to help. With the rise of social media it seems that everyone has the need to document everything and it’s harder to unplug and really get […]

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A guide to diving Esmeralda Canyons

If you ever get a chance to dive into the waters in front of Ambergris Caye, make sure at least one of your dives is at Esmeralda Canyons. It is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful sites on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.  For reasons that only an oceanographer may be able to explain, […]

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Experience the best of Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda, locally known as PG is located at the far end of the Toledo District. With a population of around 6000, it is a quiet place to escape the crowds in Western Belize and the Northern Cayes. However, don’t let its quietness trick you into thinking there is nothing to do. For those willing […]

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