Culture Day at School

Every November, at school, the kids learn about and celebrate all of the cultures of Belize. Belize has so many cultures and communities with rich histories and present day traditions that make Belize a truly unique place. It's not a melting pot -- some communities consist of ONLY those people...

Our Christmas in Belize

The Christmas season is here, our first in Belize. There is this movie that the kids and I used to watch -- Curious George's Christmas, which explained that the joy of  Christmas is not wrapped up into ONE day; rather, the days leading up to Christmas, with the decorating, the...

Kids start at Sittee River Methodist School

We arrived in Belize about 4 weeks before the school year began. Ryan and I both wanted the kids to be here for a nice length of time before school began, so they could get comfortable just being in a new country and at the resort. As the days counted...

Ziplining at Bocawina

One last post about a crazy awesome tour. As I mentioned, we are the new owners of Beaches and Dreams in Belize and we offer tours through our resort. So, the fun part of getting to know our new business has been taking all the tours (though I still have...

Cave Tubing

After the Mayan Ruins, we drove back in the direction of Hopkins for an hour and stopped for lunch. We were just a five minute drive from our next tour -- cave tubing. After getting extremely hot and sweaty at the sun drenched Mayan Ruins, it was a nice relief...