Tag Archives: Belize

Interviewing a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize

In addition to authoring guidebooks for Moon Travel Guides, I occasionally write for their website. My latest is an interview I conducted of Sameera Hassan, a current Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize. She tells her story, and gives practical tips and advice to those considering the Peace Corps or volunteering in Belize.

***

Posted in CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL AMERICA, TRAVEL TIPS | Also tagged , , , , , Leave a comment

Paradise in Belize with Island Expeditions

DSC_1527 copy-2.jpg

It’s Reef Week 2015 here in Belize. Coupled with Island Expeditions being recognized this week in Outside Magazine’s Best Trips 2015, I could think of no better time than now to share images from my recent trip to their Half Moon Caye camp.

Some people head to Cancun and Tulum to vacation. This five-day trip to Lighthouse Reef Atoll reminded me why I’d rather pick Belize.

I fell in love with the Jewel all over again. And I felt immense gratitude that I get to write about this gem of a country and explore it for work.

Days were spent paddleboarding, kayaking, kayak sailing from Half Moon Caye to Long Caye, snorkeling the Blue Hole and the Continue reading »

Posted in CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL AMERICA, TRAVEL GUIDES, TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment