Mayan ruins San Ignacio Belize

Mayan Ruins near Belize

Belize has some of the most impressive and well preserved Mayan ruins in the world. Caracol, Xunantunich, and Cahal Pech are three of the best known Mayan ruins sites in Belize. They are all located in the Cayo District of western Belize, near the border of Guatemala. Best Mayan ruins in Belize Caracol Caracol is…

Parenthood and Passports - Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Western Belize is known for it’s luxurious and eco-friendly jungle lodges. In fact, staying in a Belize jungle lodge is so popular that it has basically become part of the Belizean experience. We stayed at Table Rock Jungle Lodge located just outside of the town of Cristo Rey, and about a 15 minute drive from…

Parenthood and Passports - Driving in Belize

Driving in Belize: What you should know

I thoroughly believe the best way to experience any Central American country is to rent a car and drive. (Perhaps that’s the best way to discover any country.) You get a true look at what the day-to-day life is like for the people of that country, you see areas that aren’t built up by tourism,…

Parenthood and Passports = Is it safe to drive in costa rcia

Is it safe to drive in Costa Rica?

Renting a car and driving in Costa Rica is one of the best ways to see the different regions of the country. From the beaches in Guanacaste to the Monteverde cloud forest and the Arenal rainforest, the country’s landscape, climate, and topography can change drastically from one area to another. If you want to rent…

Passports - What to do if you leave something on a plane

Planning a toddler-friendly trip to Belize

My husband and I have always been extremely active people. Prior to children, a beach vacation never actually involved relaxing on the beach. We love to jet ski, snorkel, boat, hike, and explore. In fact, we’ve always gone exploring to the extreme in whatever island or coastal country we happened to visit. So planning a…