15 Things to Know Before Booking an ATM Cave Tour

15 Things to Know Before Booking an ATM Cave Tour

Deep in a cave in Belize’s interior jungle is a sacred Mayan burial site, where the remains of 14 human sacrifices have been found. To get there, you’ll have to swim through bracingly cold waters, wedge yourself between glimmering stalactites dripping down from the ceiling, and navigate using only a headlamp to see your way through…

25 Ridiculously Fun Things to Do in Caye Caulker, Belize

25 Ridiculously Fun Things to Do in Caye Caulker, Belize

I think I found the most relaxing island in the Caribbean. An island where day drinking is the local sport, and aspirations of sitting in an inner tube while working your way through a bucket of beer are considered 100% valid. An island where locals chastize you for walking too fast, where the smoky smell of…

San Pedro or Caye Caulker: Which Belize Island is Right for You?

San Pedro or Caye Caulker: Which Belize Island is Right for You?

Given the mega-popularity of my post on all the amazing things there are to do in Belize, I get countless requests from people to help them plan their Belize vacation. Probably the most frequent question I am asked is which island is better for a first-time traveler to Belize: San Pedro or Caye Caulker? I’ve…

Belize Itinerary: One Fun-Filled Week in Belize

Belize Itinerary: One Fun-Filled Week in Belize

Belize is one of my favorite countries in Central America.  It’s small enough that you can easily see the best of Belize in one week, perfect for a short getaway! In other Central American countries like Guatemala and Mexico, you’ll need at least two weeks at a bare minimum — and still just barely scratch the…

13 Fun & Exciting Things to Do in San Ignacio, Belize

13 Fun & Exciting Things to Do in San Ignacio, Belize

Deep in the Belizean jungle close to the border with Guatemala is the beautiful small town of San Ignacio, a town that stole my heart almost right away. A major jumping off point for exploring Belize’s tropical jungle interior, San Ignacio is rather small but still has several interesting things to do in town, including…

21 Unique Things to Do in Belize: The Ultimate Guide

21 Unique Things to Do in Belize: The Ultimate Guide

For a tiny country, Belize punches well above its weight. The Caribbean coastline is home to the second-largest coral reef in the world (after the Great Barrier Reef, naturally), while its lush inland is filled with dense jungle. If you’re adventurous and nature-loving, there are countless exciting things to do in Belize. Belize is a…

6 of the Most Incredible Eco Lodges in Belize (For All Budgets)

6 of the Most Incredible Eco Lodges in Belize (For All Budgets)

If you’re into sustainable tourism, it’s likely that staying in a jungle eco lodge in is high on your bucket list. While there are some places that are known for their eco lodges, like Peru’s Amazon lodges, Belize is a big up-and-comer when it comes to upscale jungle lodges! And with good reason – Belize…