My former roommate and fellow blogger, Meg (Her Fine Mess), and I always seem to have a jam-packed summer. Meg is a teacher so once school is out she is visiting family and taking her RV on the road. As for myself, it is summer and summer in Colorado is the best. Heading up to the mountains to hike is one of my favorite past times. So, trying to get together with Meg becomes increasingly more difficult during the summer. However, we decided we needed some girlfriend time and planned a trip to Guatemala and Belize. Continue reading
Breakups. They can be hard.
They can be a time when you go on a mission of self-discovery, reinvent yourself, lose 20 lbs. Continue reading
Ambergris Caye, Belize is probably best known for it’s scuba diving, the Great Blue Hole, snorkeling, and tons of other water sports. It isn’t too well known for having great beaches. Have no fear, I know of one beautiful, hidden, away from the tourist crowd beach…it’s basically a secret. Continue reading
Not what I was expecting. Here’s the thing with having expectations…they are almost always wrong, but it is impossible to not think about a place, its people and culture. Isn’t that why we travel somewhere? We see a picture, hear a tale, read a book, and that inspires us to go. So somewhere expectations come along.
I like to do my research before jet setting. Some of the research I ran across on Guatemala said it is unsafe; there are kidnappings, muggings at gun point, corrupt cops, ATMs that will steal your information, the list goes on. So, I had my guard up while visiting the country (FYI – you should be aware anywhere where you go). Even though these things are scary to read I was drawn to the country and this wasn’t going to stop me from going. I went, I was careful, and Continue reading
The Corn Islands are somewhat off the beaten path…but they won’t be for long. This past Thanksgiving I was starting to feel that itch, you know the one, the travel itch. I had 7 whole days to work with, I needed to go somewhere. Continue reading