Activities, Belize, Guatemala

The Mayan Site of Tikal: Touristic or Terrific?

Everybody was telling us to go to Tikal when we were planning our itinerary for Belize. Tikal is located just over the border in the lush rainforests of eastern Guatemala. Yes, Guatemala. Not Belize… So it felt a bit like cheating on Belize.

You can already guess by reading this article we did go to Tikal. And glad we did! It was nothing like I expected. If you are in doubt too, I will tell you exactly why you do not want to miss it.

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Belize, Explore

The Ambergris Caye Island Vibes

I am an island girl and I love island life, so my trip to Belize wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the cayes. I had the best time and it was such a great way to end my trip in Belize. Read my reasons of why you should go, what to do and where to stay.
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Activities, British Virgin Islands, Explore

White Bay: All American Booze Beach

A small island in the Caribbean Sea, with a little over 500 inhabitants, might have the most well known drinking beach in the world. It also happens to be a picturesque, palm-lined, white sandy beach with incredible blue waters. For those that love the Caribbean in all its glory, including getting hammered on rum cocktails, Jost Van Dyke’s White Bay comes close to perfection. Read more

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Belize, Stay

4 Days and 4 Nights at the Lodge at Chaa Creek

Most people that go to Belize flock to the islands along the coast, but we were looking the most forward to Cayo District. The Cayo District has so much to offer the adventurous traveller: cave tubing, horseback riding, Maya temples and so much more. The weird thing is, that you wouldn’t notice it when driving on the one big road crossing the country from West to East. But there are many gems hidden on every turn off the road. In Cayo district there are several options, ranging from jungle tents to luxury. We ended up choosing the Chaa Creek Lodge as a base to explore this part of the country, as they offered both jungle experience and comfort. Read more

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Caribbean Lifestyle

Top 10 Mistakes When Buying a Home in the Caribbean

Is it your dream to own a piece of paradise? A lot of people do, and only a small percentage of people actually end up in their dream home. Buying real estate in the Caribbean differs from what you might be used to. Make sure to always work with a local trustworthy real estate agent. I have been working in real estate in the Caribbean for several years. So sit back and learn from the experiences I had in all those years: Read more

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Curaçao, Stay

Surprise Night at Boutique Hotel ‘t Klooster

What started as just an ordinary day, turned into a big surprise. This was followed by a stay in one of the most historic little hotels in Willemstad, Curacao. Downtown Willemstad is one of the best city areas in the Caribbean, competing with the likes of the old cities of Cartagena and San Juan. So what was the surprise? You are curious aren’t you?
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