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Llanos de Cortes Waterfall

The Llanos de Cortes waterfall is one of Costa Rica’s best kept secrets! It is inexpensive, beautiful, and the cool, shallow water is gentle enough for even kids to swim in. How to get to the Llanos de Cortes waterfall in Costa Rica Llanos de Cortes is approximately a 30-minute drive east from Liberia, Costa…

Parenthood and Passports - Tikal with a baby or toddler

Visiting Tikal with a baby or toddler

Tikal is a phenomenal park, but for many families with small children visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site seems intimidating. Perhaps it’s the sheer amount of walking and climbing. Maybe it’s the journey into Guatemala. Or possibly the thought of spending hours in the hot Central American sun with a little one in tow. But,…

Parenthood and Passports - Driving across the Belize Guatemala border

Driving across the Belize/Guatemala border

Border crossings can be a bit confusing, especially when it comes to Central America. Unlike in the European Union, crossing into another country in the Americas is a process… sometimes a lengthy one.  But that didn’t stop us from renting a car in Belize and making the trek into Guatemala. Prior to crossing the Belize/Guatemala…

Parenthood and Passports - Rio On Pools Belize

Rio On Pools – Belize

Rio On Pools is located in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve in the Cayo District of western Belize. It is just a few miles away from the Rio Frio Cave, which is another popular, albeit secluded place to visit when exploring Belize. The area is known as a swimming spot for locals, but there are…