Category: South America

Cockscomb basin wildlife sanctuary: Jaguars and rock sliding with Dtourz

Cockscomb basin wildlife sanctuary: Jaguars and rock sliding with Dtourz Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary was on my Belize bucket list since I’ve started planing my trip. The park is home to the most important population of jaguars in the world. Chances of spotting one are slight but sightings happen from time to time. The site was declared a forest reserve in 1984 and became a […]

6 amazing things to do in Placencia, Belize – Complete travel guide

6 amazing things to do in Placencia, Belize – Complete travel guide Beach, Placencia, Belize

Placencia was my favorite beach destination in Belize. It’s not over touristy, the vibe is great, and there’s no seaweed! Apart from relaxing under a coconut tree while enjoying the beach, there are a lot of things to do in Placencia and its surroundings. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links, which means that if you […]

Hopkins, Belize- Heart of the Garifuna culture

Hopkins, Belize- Heart of the Garifuna culture Hopkins, Belize

Hopkins, in Belize,  is a small fishermen village at the heart of the Garifuna culture. Slow-paced and peaceful, Hopkins is a great place to relax for a few days and discover the Garifuna lifestyle. Garifuna is an ethnic group descending from Africans and Indians from the Caribbean, present in Belize. Their language, food, dance, and […]

Best things to do in San Ignacio

Best things to do in San Ignacio Xunantunich, Belize

San Ignacio is often overlooked by travelers coming from Guatemala, heading directly to the islands, and they’re missing on something. Cayo district is full of hidden gems. From river tubing and zip lining to bird watching and visiting Maya ruins, San Ignacio has a lot to offer and will satisfy any taste. Keep reading for […]

Lamanai Ruins- The Maya city lost in the jungle

Lamanai Ruins- The Maya city lost in the jungle View from the The high temple, river, jungle, Lamanai, Belize

Located deep inside a lush jungle, Lamanai ruins, an ancient Maya city, stands. Pyramids emerge here and there through the dense vegetation. It seems time has stopped in this remote area where remnants of a golden era linger. Lamanai used to be a major trading city and reached 35 000 inhabitants at its pinnacle. Read […]