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Drones Are Good, Bad, and Proving Vital to Protect Endangered Species

David Wilkie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
David Wilkie

Without the ability to use low-cost drones to see well beyond the horizon of earth-bound rangers, preventing wildlife crime will remain almost impossible and eco-guards will continue to wander into lethal fire fights with poachers.

5 Always-Sunny Destinations to Chase Summer and Avoid Autumn

JustLuxe | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

There are some that count down the days until autumn, snatching up sweaters and cardigans, scouring Frye's new line of boots and eagerly awaiting the return of pumpkin spiced lattes (signifying that fall is close behind).

Making Friends and Enjoying an Active Social Life in Belize

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

While living in the San Francisco Bay Area my husband and I both worked long days, and too many weekends. We rarely bumped into our neighbors, had little free time for socializing, and even less energy.

10 Incredible Horseback Riding Adventures

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Lush green coffee plantations, snow-capped volcanoes, game-rich safari plains and the rainforest wilderness are just some of the extraordinary destinations just waiting to be traversed on horseback.

Which Tropical Island Is Right for You?

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Ombretta Di Dio

Scattered through the seven seas, these seductive islands are the perfect example of everything there's to love about tropical life.

LGBTI People Face Harsh Laws in Both Free and Unfree Countries

Freedom House | Posted 08.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Freedom House

Supporters of LGBTI rights should not overlook the democracies that continue to exclude some of their citizens from the equal protection of the law.

Sexy Outdoor Showers: Wash Away Your Inhibitions

Oyster | Posted 08.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Maybe it's months of this summer heat that's getting to us, but lately we've been loving the idea of showering outdoors. We guess we've just decided that there's no better way to cool down and wash away inhibitions than with an outdoor scrub down. Here's a list of 10 of our favorite hotels that have private outdoor showers -- some even have outdoor baths!

11 Countries Near Bankruptcy

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Alexander Kent | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business

After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to rating agency Standard & Poor’s. After failing...

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 09.17.2014 | 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 08.31.2014 | 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 08.31.2014 | 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 08.27.2014 | 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.