Archive for 'Belize'

How much does it cost to travel through Central America?

Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by .

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When you travel long term, your budget becomes your Bible. This is why we wanted to share a break down on how much it cost for us to travel through Central America – including all the splurges and island vacations.

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Spring break alternatives in Central America

Posted on 05. Mar, 2011 by .

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The buzz around spring break 2011 destinations has begun with internet top ten lists spouting out the usual spring break ‘hotspots’. Some people might prefer the predictable debauchery in places like Cancun, Acapulco or Panama City, but for those looking for warm weather, sunny beaches, cheap beer and, for the young ones out there, a lower drinking age, we have some alternative spring break destinations tips, after spending the past nine months travelling through Mexico and Central America…

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Goodbye 2010: Our year of travel in pictures

Posted on 31. Dec, 2010 by .

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An amazing year is coming to an end – our first as full-time travelers! Rather than rattle off a list of everywhere we’ve been, check out our year in pictures, from the pre-trip ‘planning’ phase to our current location of Honduras.

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11 things we love about Belize

Posted on 23. Nov, 2010 by .

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Belize was meant to be a quick week on the way to Guatemala, but ended up being eleven excellent, adventurous days like none other on our trip. In celebration of our new love of this country, read on for our listing of eleven things we love about Belize, one for each day.

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Belize on a shoestring

Posted on 21. Nov, 2010 by .

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The prices in Belize can be much higher than anywhere else in Central America, but with some planning, Belize can be as affordable as it is beautiful!

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The Tops and Flops of 200 days on the road

Posted on 17. Nov, 2010 by .

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Following our reflections on 200 days of travel, here are the tops and flops of our last 100 days on the road:

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Reflections: 200 Days on the Road

Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by .

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It is amazing how much life you can squeeze into 100 days. It seems like forever ago that we wrote our first 100 days on the road post from Mazunte, on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Between then and where we are now, in San Salvador, we have visited four countries, explored caves with Mayan skeletons, climbed volcanoes, swam with sharks and sting rays in the Caribbean, lived for a month in a beach front apartment in Playa del Carmen, had two fairly major illnesses, almost got robbed, traveled to places almost completely off the beaten path, met loads of people, worked full time, even took on extra work, blogged more, and we are nearly finished with a globetrottergirls.com website redesign.

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6 months on the road – Our Travel Expenses

Posted on 13. Nov, 2010 by .

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October 30th marked our 6-month travel anniversary, and the six-month marker seemed the right time to take a look at our expenses so far – including how much we have spent, where the money went, and what our average per day spend has been in each country.

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Belize’s Northern Cayes: Ambergris Caye vs. Caye Caulker

Posted on 10. Nov, 2010 by .

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Two cayes – two entirely different ways to experience Belize…Read on for our breakdown of which island we think you should visit..

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The day we became cave explorers

Posted on 25. Oct, 2010 by .

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The Actun Tunichil Muknal cave has been featured on Discovery Channel, History Channel, twice on National Geographic TV and in the New York Times.

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