Off the beaten path: Belize

Belize is a destination with lush jungles, exotic wildlife, shark viewing locations, Owl Eye butterflies and False Vampire bats, that has no fast food franchises. There are many places to explore and things to do for the ones who like to travel off the beaten path - diving into the weird Great Blue Hole, going on a cave expedition, eating unusual and yummy foods, visiting the only jaguar preserve in the world, seeing some dead Mayan children sacrificed to the rain god, and more.

The Great Blue Hole in Belize

The Great Blue Hole is a large circular underwater sinkhole 100 km off the coast of Belize, which formed in the ice age either due to the rise of the sea level or due to a collision with something…

Actun Tunichil Muknal cave

Actun Tunichil Muknal is a cave near San Ignacio in Belize, also known as ATM cave was considered the domain of the Lords of Xibalba, and translates as "Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre". The cave has…