National Geographic Names Belize Top Ten Winter Trip

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A New Beginning - The December 21, 2012 Maya Winter Solstice



This Friday at the stroke of solstice (4:12 a.m. Mountain Standard Time), the Maya Long Count calendar will complete the cycle of the 13th B'ad'tun. If you follow Maya prophesy, this is supposed to be the end of the world as we know it.  The modern Maya scoff at this prediction and will tell you that this event marks a new beginning and a chance to leave the past behind.  It is a time of hope and renewal.

Try A Belize Rebalancer... Bite-sized Adventures For Busy Lives


Belize, October 23, 2012. Island Expeditions has created bite-sized vacations that  infuse fun and adventure into time-stretched lives. Travelers can choose from three to six day Belize getaways that drop you into a fantastic world of coral reefs, Mayan culture and tropical wildlife. Rebalance life with more of the world and less of the office.

Lamanai: One Of The Best Maya Sites in Belize


I’m often asked what the “best” sights in Belize are and my typical answer is “everything.” And, while I truly mean that, I do recognize that not everyone can just drop life back home and travel Belize indefinitely.

Lamanai Lamanai Masks -- Flickr/linpadgham

Placencia: Paradise In Southern Belize


Adventure enthusiasts and travelers looking for a tropical escape will find their thrills and tranquility in Placencia, a sleepy village in southern Belize. Placencia is located on a 16-mile long peninsula that boasts miles of idyllic white sand beaches and close proximity private islands and inland excursions.

Placencia Placencia, Belize

Meet 8 Unique Wildlife of Belize


Experiencing the wildlife of Belize is something that should be on top of every travelers list, especially since Belize’s rainforest covers half the country and most of the forest is under government protection.

Top Places To Visit In Belize


We are excited to see Wanderlust Magazine featuring some of the best places to visit in Belize. Wanderlust is an award winning publication based in England that specializes in adventurous and authentic travel.

Here is a list of the top places to visit in Belize:

From exotic animals to mysterious Mayan ruins; don't miss these six stops on a trip to this underestimated Central American country

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Crooked Tree is a village rich in Creole culture and a reserve with abundant bird life

Eco Adventures in San Ignacio, Belize


Going Green when traveling in Belize is something I promote wholeheartedly. Therefore, I came up with some of the top recommended eco adventures in San Ignacio, Belize. Check out Island Expeditions' Best of Belize: Maya Mountains to Glover's Reef package for similar adventures.