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Learning Maya History at the Most Impressive Maya Ruins

Tikal Guatemala

rchaeologists trace the origin the Maya to as far back as 1800 B.C. Mayan culture peaked between 600 AD and 800 AD. When the Spanish arrived on the Yucatán Peninsula in the 16th century, they made a point of burning the Maya’s writings. It was only when archaeologists deciphered their hieroglyphs did we learn about […]

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Ambergris Caye, Belize

A fishmonger at work on Ambergris Caye, Belize.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Caye Caulker, Belize

Swimming in the clear waters of Caye Caulker, Belize, with my new friend.

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World’s Top 8 Scuba Diving Destinations


// Gliding past rainbow-colored corals and swimming alongside giant manta rays and languid turtles: scuba diving gives us a chance to acquaint with the deep realms of nature. In this world where nature is overrun by tourism, scuba-diving provides that rare peek into a different galaxy. Whether you are a novice to the scuba diving […]

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Belize it or not: Top 10 Things to Do on Caye Caulker

A laid back beach

// Hopping over from Guatemala to the Caribbean coast of Belize, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t welcome the transition. From grinding on the chaotic and bumpy streets of Northern Guatemala, we arrived to the breezy reggae beats and killer beaches on Caye Caulker. I threw my hands in the sky and let […]

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