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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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How I Saved $70 a Month on My Cell Phone Bill with Republic Wireless!

In Debt, Debt-Free Living, Finance, Frugal Living, Money, Personal Finance, Savings, Student Loans by Katelyn4 Comments

One day this past Fall I woke and realized at age 26 I needed to get my life together financially if I wanted to pursue both my passion of travel and also return back to graduate school for my PhD studies. I’ve never been bad with budgeting and finance, but I’ve never been extremely good either. Back in October I …

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Day 4: Welcome to San Pedro, Belize

In Belize, Central America, Travel by Katelyn3 Comments

Lindsay and I woke up in our Belize City Hostel, the Sea Breeze Guesthouse, after a solid night of sleep. I actually woke up about an hour earlier than Lindsay and wrote in my travel journal on our balcony. Our balcony shared a door with our next door neighbor. He came out and we chatted a bit. He’s from Los …

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Cave Tubing in Belize

In Adventure, Belize, Central America, Travel by Katelyn4 Comments

Lindsay and I are both budget travelers and thus spent countless hours discussing activities and budget over the phone and Skype. We both agreed that we were willing to spend a little more for the opportunity to go cave tubing in Belize. And I must say, it was my favorite activity out of the whole trip! There are plenty of …