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15 Reasons to Catch the Next Flight to Central America

minube | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel

If there's one word which sums up why Central America is such an amazing travel destination, it'd have to be "diversity."

This Pristine Paradise Is The World's Best Place To Disappear

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.22.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I discovered Eva's Restaurant 28 years ago during what was not only my first trip to Belize but also my first press trip. I traveled to Belize City and then onward to Ambergris Caye, Placencia, and, finally, inland, to Belize's Cayo District. I spent three days in each region, but it was Cayo that got under my skin.

How Fishermen Can Replenish the Seas

Fred Krupp | Posted 09.21.2015 | Impact
Fred Krupp

It may sound like a tall order: By 2020, the U.N. Sustainable Development Goal for oceans calls on the world to "manage and protect marine and coast...

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

Spot | Posted 09.04.2015 | Travel

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays.

The 10 Worst Cities on the Planet

Trippy | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

We admit it: even though we love to travel more than anything else in the world, some places just rub us the wrong way.

From Junkanoo to Brukdown: A Booty-Shakin' Tour of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Don't get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you'll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms.

One Of The World's Most Appealing Escape-It-All Retirement Spots

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.30.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Regardless of where they've come from, the people who find their way to Belize live in the present, remain optimistic about the future, and bask in the sunshine and freedom of one of the world's quirkiest nations.

In Belize, Fishermen Are Taking the Bait

Amanda Leland | Posted 06.05.2015 | Green
Amanda Leland

The world's fisheries face real threats. But experience and science show that we can have a dramatically better future. Done right, fishing can be a positive force in a world that needs it, generating more prosperity, more food, and more abundance for all.

What if the Magic Lies in Making Others Feel Important?

Lacey Johnson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Lacey Johnson

We have a responsibility to each of our fellow human beings: We must understand that each of our lives are relevant, each exist without chance and each deserve the recognition of importance.

Top 9 Places To Retire Overseas So The Grandkids Will Visit

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.29.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One of the biggest downsides to retiring overseas can be the distance it can put between you and your grandkids. If this is a concern, consider choosing your retire overseas destination accordingly. That is, pick a place to relocate in retirement that'd appeal to your grandkids, as well.

Design for Her Daughter: One Mother's Journey

To The Market | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
To The Market

On a 2012 medical mission trip to Belize City, Belize, Alden Ramsey of the eponymous Alden Skirts looked at the over 100 families crowding the city...

Composting With Coppola at Blancaneaux Lodge, Belize

Rebecca Louie | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Rebecca Louie

With such bounty, keeping the soil healthy is key. How does the Blancaneaux team do it? Compost, compost, compost! During a private garden tour, I learned about the resort's super soil practices, large-scale compost strategy, and gardening techniques.

Here's How To Stay On Leonardo DiCaprio's Private Island

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel

Belize is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. With its secret beaches, Mayan ruins and incredible snorkeling, Belize's mainland and island...

Seven Enticing Destinations on Latin America's Cacao Route

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Travel to the origin of chocolate to soak up the culture of cacao and discover how to make it yourself.

9 Reasons To Head To Belize

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options -- Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what...

La Ruta Maya -- One of the World's Toughest and Most Historic River Races

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

La Ruta Maya is the biggest annual sporting event in Belize. Thousands of spectators line the banks of the Belize River to cheer on their favorite teams. The race has its origins in the 1995 Save Our Rivers Programme, a canoe race intended to promote cleaning up debris in and on the banks of the Old Belize River.

What It's REALLY Like To Retire In Belize

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One year ago, David and Cathy Thompkins moved from northern Idaho to Cayo, Belize. How did that happen? I'll let them tell you their story in their own words.

Life on a Pristine Beach in Ambergris Caye, Belize | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

"Our view is breathtaking, no matter what time of day it is," says Judy. "Sitting on our porch watching the sun rise is a daily pleasure."

The 8 Most Romantic Escapes for Valentine's Day in the World

Oyster | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel

These eight hotels -- whether perched on the rocking outcroppings of the Italian coast or hidden away amidst the rice fields of northern Thailand -- are some of the most romantic in the world and are the perfect places for a romantic rendezvous... with a little international flair.

MOOCs and Meetups Together Make for Better Learning

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Michael Goldberg

Beyond Silicon Valley MOOC Meetup, Athens, Greece, June 11, 2014. Yiorgis Yerolympos Everyday, thousands of students around the world perch themse...

Go Slow: My Soul Under the Full Belize Moon

Carly Cylinder | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

Standing for only moments in front of the full moon, so round and bright, so clear and radiant, I saw that whole circle. My heart felt complete, and my life will never be the same again. For a key to everlasting happiness is to feel whole. To have God. To have yourself.

You Better Belize It! Eight Fabulous Hotels in Belize

Oyster | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel

Between the scuba diving, zip-lining, horseback riding, and Mayan ruin exploration, travelers don't have to stick to lying out on the beach -- though that's fine too! Read on for eight of the most fabulous hotels in the gorgeous country of Belize!

9 Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape In 2015

Oyster | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to. -- Alex Creange, Oy...

8 Luxury Treetop Stays To Experience

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Whether it's a luxury tree house or a lodge above the forest canopy, these treetop stays all add a sense of adventure to your travel experience.

10 Sublime Escapes to the Winter Sun of Latin America

Jacada Travel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Make the most of Latin America's summer months - from January to March - by retreating to its sun-soaked beaches, mountains and vibrant cities.