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How Much Does a Vacation in Belize Cost? A Breakdown of My Trip Expenses

In Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Travel by Katelyn9 Comments

  Belize is one of the more expensive Central American countries along with Costa Rica and Panama. Like any touristy area, there is a high and a low season with prices to match. Lindsay and I traveled to Belize during the “shoulder” season between high and low season. Low season usually begins when the rainy season starts in Central America …

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Day 3: Tikal, Guatemala to Belize City

In Belize, Guatemala, Travel by Katelyn4 Comments

My alarm went off at 3:40am to prepare for the sunrise tour of Tikal that left our hotel, the Tikal Inn, at 4:00am. However, when I rolled over to shut off my alarm, I realized that it was pouring buckets out. I got up and put my contacts in while Lindsay’s alarm went off about 10 minutes later. We decided …

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A Quick Guide to Tikal National Park

In Guatemala, Tikal National Park, Travel by Katelyn10 Comments

If you ever find yourself in Western Guatemala then you absolutely must go to Tikal National Park! It’s like stepping back in time to an ancient civilization and seeing history unfold in front of your eyes. Tikal National Park is located in the heart of the jungle in the Peten Department of Northwestern Guatemala. Tikal is located about 64 km …

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Day 2: Flores to Tikal

In Flores, Guatemala, Tikal National Park, Travel by Katelyn5 Comments

After a goodnight’s sleep at Los Amigos, we woke up and headed out to explore Flores for a few hours and grab breakfast. Flores is a small island so you can’t really get lost. You just have to watch out for tuk-tuk’s and trucks moving quickly over the cobblestone streets. Lindsay had an idea of a few breakfast places she …

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Los Amigos Hostel – Flores, Guatemala

In Flores, Guatemala, Travel by Katelyn6 Comments

If you have find yourself in Flores, Guatemala (which I highly recommend that you do), then you must stay at Los Amigos Hostel. I’ve been to quite a few hostels over the years, and hands down, this hostel wins in many categories. Los Amigos is located on Calle Central, or less than a 5 minute walk from the bus stop …