7 Tips on Guilt-Free Eating While on Vacation

7 Tips on Guilt-Free Eating While on Vacation

You’re on vacation and you want to enjoy every bit of your time off. But when it comes to food, you skid to a halt and let guilt take hold. Everyone likes to indulge in a bit of great cuisine every now and then. But, like me, if you’re a bit of a health freakContinue Reading

22 Photos of our Most Memorable Activities and Tours in Belize

22 Photos of our Most Memorable Activities and Tours in Belize

Our month in Belize was much better than expected. Our initial plan was to go diving in the Great Blue Hole, but for various reasons it didn’t happen. Luckily, there’s no shortage of exciting activities and tours in Belize. We took tours into the jungles, mangroves, cayes (islands), and some spectacular ruins. For such a smallContinue Reading

Hotel Review: Maruba Resort Jungle Spa – Maskall, Belize

Hotel Review: Maruba Resort Jungle Spa – Maskall, Belize

‘Belize Vacation on the wild side’ – this unique slogan caught my eye when I first saw the Maruba Resort Jungle Spa website. That looked interesting, actually more, it looked exciting. Truth is, the more we travel, the harder it is to find things that excite our interest. A Jungle Spa – I thought, whyContinue Reading

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

I have been on several memorable tours, but the Cook Your Catch tour out of Hopkins, Belize was so unique that it goes to the top of my ‘favorite tours’ list! What added to it was the unexpected drama as we set out. All that was missing was the movie camera and suspenseful music! The boat ride  –Continue Reading

Hotel Review : Hopkins Bay Resort, Belize

Hotel Review : Hopkins Bay Resort, Belize

When we initially mapped out our travel plans in Belize, Hopkins was not part of it. The reason? I didn’t find much information about this part of the country. However, when Hopkins Bay Resort invited us to review their property, I sat up and took a closer look at the area. I learned that Hopkins isContinue Reading

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

I love Belize! I love the food, the culture and the ambiance. Its a great place for just chilling out and/or exploring, whatever takes your fancy. There really are many things to do in Belize. As for me, I love exploring. We were staying at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa in Maskall and one of the toursContinue Reading

Hotel Review: Xanadu Island Resort – San Pedro, Belize

Hotel Review: Xanadu Island Resort – San Pedro, Belize

After a week in the jungle of Belize, now it was time to check out an island boutique hotel we had heard a lot about. A resort that has been awarded for being eco-friendly and for its excellent service. Xanadu Island Resort in San Pedro, Belize on Ambergris Caye stands out also for its rather unusual ecoContinue Reading

Snorkeling & Diving at Hol Chan Marine Reserve – San Pedro, Belize

Snorkeling & Diving at Hol Chan Marine Reserve – San Pedro, Belize

After spending a few days in San Pedro, Belize – talking to our hotel staff and other travelers – it became obvious that diving and snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Reserve was the thing to do. The dive site was so close to our hotel that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Boy were weContinue Reading

Mud Massage in the Jungle of Belize

Mud Massage in the Jungle of Belize

When I first checked out the Maruba Resort Jungle Spa website, what jumped out at me was their Mood Mud Massage – a mud massage with a body painting! I was absolutely intrigued. Not one to pass up an opportunity to try something new, I simply had to do this. Hearing other guests at Maruba sayContinue Reading

A step back in time – into the Mayan ruins of Altun Ha, Belize

A step back in time – into the Mayan ruins of Altun Ha, Belize

Traveling to Belize was on my itinerary, and as I usually do, I did some reading up about the place. An article on the Mayan ruins in Altun Ha caught my interest. I found out that until the 1950s, the Belizeans were unaware of the ancient Mayan civilization’s presence in Belize.. The ruins were discovered while theContinue Reading