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Beyond Silicon Valley: Using a MOOC to Build a Community of Support for Global Entrepreneurs

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Lyubomir Hristev, 24, works at a marketing agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, and sports a neatly cropped black goatee. Tech savvy, creative, bursting with ideas, Hristev hails from a new generation of entrepreneurial Bulgarians.

'Blown Away' by Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel
Marco Cáceres

I happened to run into a woman from the United States who had arrived in town late the previous evening. She introduced herself, and I observed that she was immensely enjoying the breeze, the view of the mountains, and the symphony of tropical birds. It was one of those many perfect mornings here in Copán.

5 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

Budget Travel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.

Why Belize Is The Perfect Surf-And-Turf Vacation

AP | By ALINA HARTOUNIAN | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

SAN IGNACIO, Belize (AP) — The same turquoise waters that lure tourists to Caribbean destinations slosh around Belize's island chain. But tiny Beliz...

A Dangerous Summer for Central American Kids

Mark Hetfield | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact
Mark Hetfield

This month, as kids across the United States wrapped up the school year and started their summer breaks, thousands of children from Central America were embarking on a different kind of transition.

13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The islands boast everything from intimate boutiques in hidden, tranquil locales to expansive resorts that wow not only in breadth, but style.

10 Things You Must Do During Your Next Trip to Belize

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize. If so, book the next flight you can back to this breathtaking Central American country. Its 9,000 square miles has an abundance of adventures to offer and is often overlooked by travelers.

25 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Belize

Viator | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Viator

25. There are jaguar and tapir crossing signs on the highway: You never know when your next animal encounter will be.

7 Beach Destinations You Haven't Tried Yet

Oyster | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. We love these seven underrated beach destinations; they're rarely a traveler's first choice, but perhaps they should be.

Belize's Ecotourism and Its Greatest Challenge Yet

Larry Waight | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Larry Waight

Baby Scarlet Macaw. Photo Credit Roni Martinez Belizean Anthropologist Joe Awe helped to contribute to this article. Nestled on the Northeaster...

The Bachelor's Most Romantic Destinations

Cayla Rasi | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel

Wedding bells are ringing for the former bachelor Sean Lowe and his bride-to-be, Catherine Giudici. Seriously, those bells sure are ringing -- they're...

Leading by Example: An Interview With First Lady Kim Simplis Barrow of Belize

Larry Waight | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Larry Waight

Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, First Lady of Belize, has been described as the Michelle Obama of Central America and is on a mission to improve the welfare of women and young people in Belize.

10 Things to Do in Belize in 2014

Larry Waight | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Larry Waight

One of my resolutions for 2014 is to get more people from all over the world to visit Belize. Since there are so many great things you can do on a Belize vacation, I decided to share with the world the top best things to do in Belize.

Can Sustainable Tourism Thrive in Belize?

Larry Waight | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Larry Waight

Two weeks ago, I attended the 28th Annual General Meeting of the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) in Belize City. The BTIA is the largest tourism association in Belize with over 25 years of membership commitment and is the voice of tourism related concerns.

Five Common Myths About Belize Busted

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Scrap your preconceived ideas of this petite little country, smushed between Guatemala, Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

3 Adventures Not to Be Missed in Belize

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 02.08.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

Flying always makes me feel a bit like Indiana Jones heading off for adventure... And Belize is definitely one of my favorite countries for adventure.

5 Mind-Blowing Natural Sinkholes Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Ancient Mayans gave cenotes their name and thought the formations worthy of praise and sacrifice. Filled with ground-filtered rain water, the naturally formed pools of cenotes are super clean and clear, but also scrotum scrunchingly cold.

Living in Placencia, Belize: Paradise Found

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 02.05.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When we first started visiting Belize's Placencia peninsula more than two decades ago, small towns here were no more than sleepy fishing villages. The only tourists were serious divers and fishermen. Today, things have changed.

The Top Best Places to Visit in Belize

Larry Waight | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Larry Waight

If you are looking to escape to a cozy and sunny destination that offers a potpourri of adventure and fun filled activities this winter, then you might want to consider Belize.

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Viator | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Viator

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.

5 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough, especially when you wake up the last morning of your trip and don't want to leave yet -- it's too soon, and you've just begun to discover what makes your destination so special.

3 Best Places To Live The American Retirement Dream Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.03.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Perhaps you like the idea of stretching your retirement dollars as far as possible (who doesn't?) and reducing your cost of living and of health care, while at the same time enriching and enhancing your quality of life, but you're not up for learning a new language or putting up with the day-to-day challenges and frustrations of life in the developing world. Fair enough.

Belizean Anthropologist Speaks

Larry Waight | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Larry Waight

"One must understand that we were a colonial state until 1981 and that effect, while it persists today, back when I was dreaming it, was not a dream a young man could have. It would keep me in poverty was the thought. I went to the university and I studied business administration."

Astoria Characters: The Straight-A Student of Life

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.02.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In the bedroom that also serves as Stefanie Weisman's office, a cheap, crisply creased paper map of the world is taped to the wall over the bed. Its c...

Why Everyone Seems To Be Moving To This Gorgeous Retirement Spot

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.24.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Expats have settled all over Belize, but one spot is starting to earn lots of attention lately... Corozal, the northernmost of Belize's six districts.