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 - Guatemala with a baby or toddler

Our tiny, blonde celebrity

As a mom, I’ve always thought my daughter was the coolest kid on the planet. But when we took our toe-headed toddler to the lesser-traveled region of eastern Guatemala, I realized I may actually be right. While we were in Belize, we made the trek into Guatemala to visit the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal.…

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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…