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Belize Safety Tips for Travelers
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Apocalypse Prepping in Placencia for Dummies- Part 3
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Entertaining kids in Placencia without breaking the bank
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Stay and Do in San Ignacio

Belize Safety Tips for Travelers

shake out your shoes Depending on what area of the country you visit and what season it is, you might encounter some Belize residents you would rather not get friendly with: spiders, snakes, scorpions OH MY!  If I’m visiting the jungle and have left my shoes out overnight, I’m certain to give them a careful inspection before shoving my feet back in to them.  Nothing ruins a morning quite like a scorpion between the toes.  I’d much prefer a shot of espresso to wake me up. *Pro Tip:…

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Apocalypse Prepping in Placencia for Dummies- Part 3

Did you know the water from a coconut is sterile? You can use it to wash your eyes, you can use it intravenously! Did you know you can treat a burn with the young flesh from a coconut? Coconuts aren’t just delicious and nutritious they’re an important apocalypse resource. #placenciaprotip Nothing says vacation better than enjoying a Crazy Coconut (coconut water, coconut rum) in a lounge chair at Barefoot Beach Bar. Hang with me as we finish our foraging walk around the village and let me tell you…

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Entertaining kids in Placencia without breaking the bank

If you liked the last post (free and cheap things to do on CC) then you’re going to love this post- free or cheap things to do in Placencia! There’s no shortage of awesome tour and activity options from Placencia that are kid friendly- snorkeling, zip lining, horseback riding, Monkey River, banana or spice farm, intro to scuba, river tubing… you get the idea.  But these tours can begin to put an ache on your wallet.  What would I recommend for cheap thrills around the village?  Plenty!  I’ve…

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Stay and Do in San Ignacio

We stayed at Cahal Pech Village Resort during our 2 weeks in San Ignacio. Set at the top of a very steep hill, it overlooks the entire town. And is minutes stroll to its namesake archeological site of Mayan ruins. We stayed in one of the thatch- roof cabanas which offer more space and privacy than their hotel rooms. (sorry for the less than stellar photo) The resort has a restaurant and bar, two swimming pools, laundry service (a must for us on our long stay and with…

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