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24 01, 2013

My favorite images from our Central American adventure

By | January 24th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Mexico, Photo Essay, Travel Tips, Tulum|11 Comments

Before we made our big move to China we managed to squeeze in our already planned vacation to Central America.Although we were busy and nervous preparing for our move, we [...]

21 01, 2013

Exploring the Maya Ruins at Guatemala’s Tikal

By | January 21st, 2013|Central America, Guatemala, Travel Tips|7 Comments

I recently shared with you my recommendations for the top Maya ruins to see in Belize. But if you're in Belize, there is another Maya archaeological site in the neighborhood that [...]

17 01, 2013

4 spectacular sunsets on Caye Caulker

By | January 17th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Photo Essay, Photo of the week, Travel Tips|2 Comments

The Belizian island of Caye Caulker (pronounced "key" Caulker) is known for its slow-paced lifestyle and no-worries attitude with a gorgeous Caribbean backdrop.We spent about five days on the lazy [...]

14 01, 2013

Taking it slow on Caye Caulker in Belize

By | January 14th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Travel Tips|8 Comments

The Belizian island of Caye Caulker (pronounced "key") is known for its slow-paced lifestyle and no-worries attitude with a gorgeous Caribbean backdrop. One lazy Sunday morning, we rose early (two [...]

12 01, 2013

A jungle oasis: Rio On Pools, Belize/Guatemala border

By | January 12th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Travel Tips|3 Comments

After a full day exploring beautiful caves, climbing Mayan pyramids at Caracol, receiving armed military escorts, and riding for hours along the world's bumpiest road, we were ready to relax.We [...]

27 12, 2012

My favorite travel articles from 2012

By | December 27th, 2012|Belize, Buenos Aires, Central America, China, Ethical Travel, Random Travel Musings, South Korea|6 Comments

At the end of last year, we were freezing our tails off in Montreal wondering what adventures the coming year would hold.Our travel plans for the year were anything but [...]

22 12, 2012

Our top 10 travel photos of 2012

By | December 22nd, 2012|Beijing, Belize, Central America, Chicago, China, Guatemala, New England, New Hampshire, New York City, North Korea, Photo Essay, South Korea, White Mountains|13 Comments

This year in travel far exceeded our wildest expectations. When the year began, we didn't know if we would even leave the country, let alone that we would move out [...]

19 12, 2012

5 Maya ruins to explore in Belize

By | December 19th, 2012|Belize, Central America, Travel Tips|11 Comments

When I thought of the great ruins of the Maya empire, I never gave Belize a second thought.Sure, I knew Central America was the heart of the Maya empire, but [...]

13 12, 2012

Why my fear of spiders kept me from exploring Belize’s ATM Cave

By | December 13th, 2012|Belize, Central America, Travel Tips|15 Comments

Fear.But not just any fear.Fear of spiders.I'm embarassed to admit that yes, it was in fact spiders that kept me from going into Actun Tunichil Muknal, or ATM Cave, with Justin [...]

10 12, 2012

Swimming with sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve in Belize

By | December 10th, 2012|Belize, Central America, Travel Tips|11 Comments

Have you ever visited a place only to find out later that you missed out on one of the most amazing attractions there?It's frustrating, isn't it? You spent all that [...]