Day Trip to Tikal, Guatemala

The ancient temple complex of Tikal is my favorite site in the ancient Mayan world. I went for the first time in 2003 during a multiple month overland trip from Panama City, Panama to Mexico through all of Central America. I was super excited to take a day trip to Tikal, Guatemala from San Ignacio, […]

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye is one of those types of places that are just timeless. I first visited in 2003 and spent 3 awesome days there. Fast forward 9 years and I spent another 3 awesome days. A lot had changed but most still remains the same. Ambergris retains its charm and stunning natural beauty while only […]

Placencia, Belize

Placencia is essentially a 27 mile peninsula off the southern highway in South Central Belize. It is perhaps the best known resort area in Belize after Ambergris Caye. It is home to the best beaches, restaurants and nightlife in Southern Belize and possibly the whole country (non cayes). It contains more speed humps per mile […]

Mayan Ruins in Southern Belize

The ancient cultures have always fascinated me. It doesn’t matter in what part of the world, it has always perplexed me how they achieved such amazing things in such a primitive time. No part of the world is more renowned for ancient civilizations than the Americas. From the Incas to the Aztecs to the Mayans, […]

Ziplining in Belize

If you’ve never done a zipline course, you should. It is so much fun. Zipping from treetop to treetop at 50+ miles per hour is an exhilarating experience. I had previously done ziplines in Costa Rica but ziplining in Belize this afternoon was truly awesome and a ton of fun. The Bocawina zipline is the […]

Traveling Through Central America

Central America is a great place to travel through. There is a ton to see and do in the seven countries that are in limbo as to which continent they belong to. If you want to visit all seven countries, you need to do some serious planning. You need to know what areas of the […]