You’d better Belize it- I’m in love with Caye Caulker!!

Katie and I spent 4 relaxing nights on the island of Caye Caulker, a 6 mile by one mile island off the coast of Belize City in the Caribbean Sea. ย I had actually read about the island beforehand on my favorite bloggerย Alex in Wanderland’sย site, and decided it would be the perfect spot for our tropical…

Dos and Don’ts of Hiring a Driver in Belize

Greetings from Belize!!  As I sit here and relax in the hammock on the front porch of a beach cabana, I really appreciate the slow, breezy pace of island life.  Katie and I will be spending the next 4 days here on Caye Caulker, soaking up the sun, snorkeling, and enjoying some great siestas.  When…

Don’t Let Injury Ruin Your Vacation!

I’m a very active, outdoorsy person.  I love hiking, running, swimming, and walking my dog, as well as weight lifting.  Unfortunately, 9 days before my trip to Belize, I rolled my ankle very badly hiking Cowles Mountain in San Diego with Rocky.  At first, I thought it was broken, but after a trip down to Mexico…

Protecting Wild Animals While Overseas

Among all the stories about endangered animals’ habitats being destroyed and poachers dwindling the numbers of wild rhinos, elephants and tigers, I wanted to write a post about animal viewing when you’re traveling.  Recently, I posted a throwback photo of when Julio and I first went to Thailand and visited the now closed “Tiger Kingdom.”…

Jim Morrison Cave

**Note: This cave is now closed to the public due to people defacing the cave with graffiti.  Violating this rule will get you a $380 citation.  Yes, Sarah and I did go to the cave 3 days after it was closed but obviously we would never deface the cave ourselves, and we knew the chances…

Cinco in San Diego

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!! Or, yesterday rather.  Regardless, I hope everyone had a great day celebrating their Mexican history and heritage!  I know we did.  Cinco de Mayo, not to be confused with Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16, celebrates the Mexican army’s unlikely win over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on…