Belize Travelcast >> Episode 17

Why Belize Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

Kaitlin Narciso 48 minutes

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In this episode, Kaitlin Narciso, a travel journalist from Canada speaks to us about her experience visiting Belize for the first time. Kaitlin writes for HOLR Magazine, and is an experienced multimedia journalist, content creator, and digital marketing strategist. Kaitlin discusses how she found out about Belize and why she had to put it on her travel bucket list. Hear about her experience in San Ignacio with her travel partner Jess Campbell, and what she thinks about the people of Belize and why they plan to come back. Kaitlin also tells us about her experience eating the local cuisine, and enjoying zip lining and cave tubing. She also gives us some travel tips and recommendations on what to pack when you visit Belize. Kaitlin published two articles about Belize in HOLR magazine after this trip, and she promised to return to do the ATM cave tour.

Read more about Kaitlin's adventures in Belize:


Visit her personal website: A Caffeinated Life!

Connect with Kaitlin on Instagram. @kaitlin.narciso

Airport Shuttle
Belize Ground Shuttle is a professional shuttle company operating daily shared shuttle service for travelers between San Ignacio, Placencia, Hopkins and the Belize International Airport ... more(BZE).
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Belize Destinations
Ambergris Caye, also known as "La Isla Bonita," is located off the coast of Belize in the Caribbean Sea. Its coastline is protected by second largest barrier reef in the world. Being ... morethe largest island in Belize, Ambergris Caye is well known for island adventures, water sports, relaxation and exquisite marine life.
Category:
Destination
Type of Destination:
Caye (Island)
Population:
16,444
Features:
Phone Service, Restaurants, Camping, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market, Coffee Shops
District/Region:
Caye (Island)
San Ignacio Town is one of the twin-towns located in the Cayo District. Although it is a small town, there is a lot of culture and history to explore. San Ignacio is considered as ... morethe main hub to adventures in western Belize. You have access to great Belizean food, fascinating historical monuments, beautiful sceneries of flora and fauna, wildlife conservation projects and a farmer's market with fresh produce. Make sure to look out for unique works of art in the town!

Located 67 miles from Belize City is San Ignacio Town, connected by the Hawksworth Bridge to its twin town Santa Elena, San Ignacio is the largest town in the Cayo District and is a base for tourism activities throughout Cayo.
Category:
Destination
Type of Destination:
Town
Population:
17,878
Features:
Phone Service, Restaurants, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market
District/Region:
Cayo
Recommended Activities
$
70
/ Person
Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
 (7)
Provider:
Tuff E Nuff offers the best snorkeling experience at Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley. Come and explore the beauty of Belize's healthy barrier reef ecosystem (no touching), which is also ... morethe world's second largest living barrier reef! At Hol Chan Marine Reserve, there is excellent coral formation with a variety of friendly sea creature including, of course, nurse sharks and stingrays.
$
11
-
$
55
/ Adult
Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
 (8)
San Ignacio to Belize City (Water Taxi) Add your San Pedro Belize Express water taxi tickets and save! One Way Shuttle from San Ignacio Town to the Water Taxi terminal in Belize City ... more(San Pedro Express or Ocean Ferry) or destinations/hotels within Belize City, including the municipal airport (TZA)

Shuttle departs promptly from the Hode's Place. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.
This is a shared shuttle service. Ride in style in our brand new vans, with complimentary wifi and refreshments.

NOTE: First Stop Will Be at Philip Goldson International Airport, then to Belize Water Taxi.
$
25
-
$
65
/ Person
$
25
-
$
35
/ Adult
Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
 (49)
Philip S.W Goldson International Airport to San Ignacio One Way Shuttle from Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) to San Ignacio Town.... more
Shuttle departs promptly from the airport arrivals terminal and arrives at Hode's Place in San Ignacio Town.
Schedule of Airport Departures:

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

2:45 pm

4:30 pm

5:30 pm

*This departure schedule is fluid. We may leave early as soon as all passengers are on board. Sometimes we may wait for passengers who may be delayed. We don't normally take walk-ins passengers, so it is always possible to leave earlier than scheduled.

Don't worry, we won't leave without you if your flight is delayed or arrives very close to the departure time. We try to accommodate all passengers and ask for some consideration if we need to wait a few minutes for other passengers. If you have a significant delay, we may switch you to the next departure if one is scheduled. The day's last departure will wait until all passengers are accounted for.

An optional hotel drop off service is available to hotels and destination within town limits of San Ignacio and Santa Elena. Please select the appropriate add-on options when submitting your booking request. If you are not sure whether your hotel is within town limits, you may contact us to inquire or you may book the regular rate and book the additional service with the driver. We also offer service to destinations beyond town limits. The additional cost is usually determined by the distance from town.

Hotels within our drop off zone include, but are not limited to:

Ka'ana Resort

San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Cahal Pech Village Resort

Maya Mountain Lodge

Casa del Caballo Blanco

Western Guest House

Midas Resort

Western Guest House

Bellas Backpackers

D's Hostel

Aliana's Airbnb

Lucina's Airbnb

Homehill Apartments

Casia Hill Resort

Rumor's Resort

Rolson's Hotel

If you are staying at Hode's Hotel, you do not need to pay the additional hotel drop off fee since all drop off's are at Hode's Place. This is a nice outdoor restaurant to relax, grab some food, and wait for your in-town transport or local taxi.

*Drivers cannot accept cash payments but can process credit card payments for additional service arranged before departure.
$
85
/ Person
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
 (1)
An exciting, refreshing invite to sit back and relax as you float into mysterious limestone archways beckoning you into centuries-old caves. Our adventure begins with a hike through ... morethe jungle trail; then jump on your tube and feel the excitement as you feel the rush of cool water as you meander down small rapids taking you through a series of remarkable limestone caves. On this journey, you will also be viewing sparkling cave formations and learn about cave geology and the rich Mayan history. To make it a truly fun experience you can also jump into a refreshing, crystalized blue waters formed in-between cave entrances.

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Kaitlin Narciso

Experienced multimedia journalist, with a background in digital strategy and specialization in SEO-driven branded content creation. Through the written word, captivating still images, and video content, I tell stories of travel, culture, conservation, fashion, and entertainment.

I earned my Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Media from Western University and graduated from Seneca's Summer Institute for Multi-Platform Journalism. Moreover, I am a strong media and public relations professional

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