Globeblogging

Globeblogging

Tales from the globe

The Split, Caye Caulker Belize

Day 17; Quiet reflection and exploring in Caye Caulker I am sitting on a Caribbean beach drinking a fresh orange and pineapple juice, tad early for cocktails and a tad warm for coffee, watching a white wading bird lifting its feet above the water and placing them down again, head poised to dive below the […]

Read more
Bonfire on the Beach on Caye Caulker

Day 16; Snorkeling in Caye Caulker – Shark Ray Alley and the Hol Chan Reserve Most of us turn up to the same, Dani-recommended, place for breakfast at varying times. It’s a late start this morning, we wont be departing on the boat until 10am, but before that we all have to go and take […]

Read more

I was lucky enough to spend a little over five weeks traveling in five countries in January 2018. Yet there was one that prompted more questions than any of the others I went. Cuba. It’s understandable. Cuba is a very different society to most others in the world, and unlike other countries with similar systems […]

Read more

My first trip to South-East Asia one of my friends rattled off a bunch of medications to make sure I took with me. I needed them. Since then I’ve added and refined to the essential medical supplies I carry with me to any destination. Getting sick while traveling is awful, but sometimes a harsh reality, […]

Read more

or…those things you might not think of! If you’re anything like my kind of practical packer, when it comes to packing for holiday you’ve got all your items laid out ready to pack for weeks, if not months before a trip! But some of us prefer that last minute flurry of cramming in as much […]

Read more

I’d never considered the 7000 plus islands of the Philippines as a holiday destination, and possibly wouldn’t have if not for the fact I was invited to attend an event there. But if you’re looking for an alternative to Thailand or Bali within a budget, then Boracay is definitely worth a look! Boracay was ranked […]

Read more
Intact skeleton of the Crystal Maiden

Day 15; Mayan relics of the ATM Cave 7am that morning saw most of us, those going to the ATM cave anyway, rocking up to the restaurant where we’d had dinner with suitcases in tow and packs on backs. The restaurant is directly across from the company taking us to the cave in about 45 […]

Read more

Day 14 Tikal; The stone jewel of Guatemala We are all a bit bleary eyed at the 6am departure this morning, the party kept everyone awake. Today we head to the ruins of Tikal, and we want to beat as many tourists as we can. We’ll be stopping for breakfast on the way. Later today […]

Read more

Day 12; A boat, a tarp and Tapado in Livingston Today the sun is shining and it is pleasantly warm. We have a boat trip planned to a town called Livingston. There we will learn about Garifuna culture and sample a traditional Guatemalan dish called Tapado, made from seafood and coconut milk. Both of which […]

Read more