Belizean Resort: Victoria House

  Victoria House, Ambergris Caye, Belize Victoria House, Ambergris Caye, Belize Belizean Resort We Arrived in Ambergris Caye! Hot and sweaty after coming off a whirlwind Cessna plane ride from Belize City to the island of Ambergris Caye,  having flown overnight, I was ready to "get my vacation on".  The taxi driver was waiting for us at the airstrip and it

2020-08-20T11:15:29-07:00

Rappel Down A Waterfall in Costa Rica

From volcanoes and endless beaches to rainforests, jungles, national parks, and awe-inspiring wildlife, Costa Rica really does seem to have it all. So you can imagine when I heard about a 110-foot rappel down the gorgeous King Louie Waterfall in the Osa Peninsula near where I was staying! Even though I was actually going to a yoga retreat for a bit of relaxation, I knew

2020-08-20T22:35:32-07:00

Things to do in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, the “land of eternal spring” is one of Guatemala's most popular iconic cities. It is culturally rich and filled with Spanish Baroque architecture and decaying colonial cathedrals. It is literally a museum of Spanish Colonial history. The vibe of this city comes to life with its vibrant color palettes and bustling markets and cafes. As I walk the patchwork of concrete, stone, and

2020-07-01T21:48:17-07:00

Unforgettable Things to do in Guatemala

✦ Things to do in Guatemala There are many attractions in Guatemala. Guatemala tourism can range from picturesque Lake Atitlan to steaming volcanoes, Mayan ruins, Mayan towns deep in the mountains, as well as world-class marlin fishing and a picture-perfect colonial town known as Antigua. But it is more than that, from jungles to ancient traditions that are still intact from long before the days

2020-06-21T15:01:17-07:00

Guatemala and its Faces!

Cultural Tourism - Chichicastenango, Guatemala Chichicastenango is an indigenous village lying on the crest of the northern volcanoes in Guatemala. It is at an altitude of almost 2000 meters (6500 feet) and is especially busy during market days which are held every Thursday and Sunday. The market days are a hustle and bustle atmosphere, unlike anything I have ever experienced in all of my travels.

2020-08-04T19:08:53-07:00

Marlin Fishing in Guatemala

Marlin Fishing Looking out over the sparkling deep blue water, I thought I had seen him far in the distance. He and I had been fighting for a while... Marlin Fishing With every pull and spin my arms were getting tired, yet he did seem to be getting stronger, as he approached the marlin fishing boat. Suddenly, he surged straight up out of

2020-06-21T16:12:00-07:00

Top 7 Places For Wildlife in Costa Rica National Parks

Costa Rica is one of those countries that has it all, everything from beaches and volcanoes, to jungles and national parks rich wildlife. Places like the coastal area of Tamarindo are packed full of beach bars and tour guides ready to take you zip-lining and quad-biking. Meanwhile, tranquil towns like Puerto Viejo, on the border with Panama, are perfect for laying around on the beach

2019-07-29T14:42:21-07:00

Finding a Yoga Retreat – Costa Rica Blue Osa

Costa Rica is the kind of place where you can commune with nature. It provides the perfect backdrop with its hidden beaches, volcanic mountains, hiking trails, and lush tropical rainforests. In fact, 25% of Costa Rica is dedicated to wildlife and nature, in the form of wildlife preserves and jungles. Making it the perfect place... to retreat to. For many - including me - that

2020-07-03T15:50:10-07:00

Costa Rican Yoga Retreat: Blue Osa Retreat & Spa Beach Resort

Have you ever wanted an escape? A place you can go to relax, unwind, and forget about life for a while. I found that at the Cosa Rican Yoga Retreat Blue Osa Retreat & Spa Beach Resort. At Blue Osa, they offer tailor-made experiences for just you, your group, or even for leaders of a retreat/group. Their smart luxurious packages include yoga, spa therapies outside

2020-03-27T21:01:50-07:00

Xanadu Island Resort, Ambergris Caye, Belize

Xanadu Island Resort, Ambergris Caye, Belize Ambergris Caye, Belize Belize for the Adventurous Traveler Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala, the very small country of Belize has become one of the most popular scuba diving and eco-tourism destinations in Central America. With its immaculate beaches, lush tropical rain forests, and ancient Mayan cities, (plus diverse flora and fauna to boot!), Belize is a hot

2020-08-12T10:01:29-07:00

Scuba Diving Belize in Ambergris Caye

  Blue Dive: Chuck & Robbie's Dive Shop - Ambergris Caye, Belize Deep Blue Dive When I was perusing the internet for recommendations for reputable deep blue dive shops in Belize on Ambergris Caye in Belize for a few dives for the family while we were there, time and time again, I would read the same thing: “Robbie” “Chuck and Robbie’s" Then: “Robbie

2020-08-12T09:47:13-07:00

A Belizean Adventure: Maya Island Air Flight

By Cacinda Maloney Maya Island Air Heavy with sweat oozing down the back of my neck, I lunged hard to enter the tiny seaplane door, which would be my home for the next 15 minutes.  I sat under the wing on the right hand side for a perfect picture-taking opportunity. From the tarmac, my heart was pounding when I actually saw the tiny

2018-11-27T12:38:16-07:00

Belize: Life in the Underworld

"Have you ever really wondered what it looks like down under?  No, not Aussie land,   I mean way down under... underneath the ocean?" Under the Sea, Belize You can see the tiniest little creatures that you cannot even imagine exist! Underworld of Belize Nudibranch Nudibranch - Modern Day Sea Slug The photo above is of a nudibranch. Nudibranchs

2020-08-15T12:20:30-07:00
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