Xunantunich

Standing atop “El Castillo”, the second tallest structure in Belize, it’s no surprise people have always been fascinated with the Mayan culture. With their advancements in art, architecture, mathematical and astronomical systems, people are continually drawn to the reminants of the former civilization. The earliest Mayan settlements date back to 1800 B.C., while the peak of…Continue Reading “It’s Unbeliezable!”

Cozumel Park

If you’ve ever been on a cruise to the Caribbean, there’s a good chance you’ve stopped at Cozumel at least once or twice. Made up of multiple cruise ship piers, including Punta Langosta, the International Pier and Puerta Maya, Cozumel is not lacking in commercial entities catering to the cruise ship industry.  In particular, Puerta…Continue Reading “Cruising to Cozumel, Mexico”

Miami Florida

Cruising. There is no doubt cruising isn’t for everyone. But for those who haven’t been aboard a cruise ship, people often wonder what its like or have misperceptions about life onboard. As we set sail for the western Caribbean in May on the Carnival Conquest out of Miami, Florida, I was looking forward to cruising,…Continue Reading “Life Aboard a Cruise Ship – 10 Ways to Avoid Spending More Money”

Texas

Whenever I travel anywhere near the coast, it’s a good bet I’ll spend a day at the beach. Padre Island National Seashore, a strip of 70 miles of protected coastline, is the longest undeveloped barrier island in the world and serves as a refuge for 380 species of birds along with a nesting ground for…Continue Reading “Park Beat XVIII – Padre Island National Seashore & Corpus Christi”