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13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 04.10.2014 | 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 02.18.2014 | 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.

Part 3 Belize: Nature Lovers Take Note

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Belize isn't really mountain country, but its offers some impressive rolling hills and highlands, some of the most beautiful of which are in Belize's western-most, largest, and most fertile district -- Cayo.

5 Mayan Temple Sites to Visit in Belize

Larry Waight | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Larry Waight

Between 250 AD to 900 AD, over one million Maya people lived in present day Belize, and today a treasure trove of sacred caves, beautiful palaces and ball courts can be found in ancient Maya Cities throughout Belize. Here are the top must see Maya temples in Belize.

2 Of The Most Stunning Places To Retire On The Planet

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Ambergris Caye is Belize's top tourist destination. And it's easy to see why. Turquoise waters, swaying palms... And the longest barrier reef in this hemisphere. The reef system is home to an underwater sinkhole called the Great Blue Hole, and to hundreds of other idyllic islands, snorkel and dive locations. And Ambergris Caye is the jumping off point to it all.

The Perfect Place To Retire On $2,000 A Month

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Mayan ruins, spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforests, exotic wildlife, miles of unspoiled coastline, and the Western Hemisphere's longest barrier reef--a paradise for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Belize is a Caribbean playground that is truly blessed by time, nature and culture.

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Belize

Larry Waight | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Larry Waight

Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala, the tiny country of Belize has become one of the most popular eco tourism destinations in Central America. Lush tropical rain forests, pristine beaches, and ancient Maya cities are just a few of the many natural attractions.