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Spread out in a Condo at The Phoenix Resort Belize

If that shot above doesn’t look like a typical hotel room, that’s because it’s not. When you stay at Phoenix Resort Belize on Ambergris Caye, you won’t have to leave your unit to have a little space to yourself. The large bedrooms open onto a spacious furnished terrace running the length of the unit and [&hellip

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The Best Places to Visit in Peru: Machu Picchu and Beyond

Peru is an incredibly diverse country to visit if you don’t just rush through and check things off a list. It goes from desert to rainforest, volcanic ranges to the Andes, high lakes to deep canyons, and to the Pacific Ocean. Most tourists who come to Peru are concentrated in one area, so it’s not [&hellip

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A Private Island Far Removed: Hatchet Caye in Belize

Imagine taking a boat from the mainland of Belize out to the barrier reef and walking along a pier to your private island resort cabana. While you’re there, you can snorkel, kayak, or paddleboard right off the shore. That’s the experience at the latest Belize resort we’ve reviewed: Hatchet Caye. Hatchet Caye already sounds familiar [&hellip

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Intimate Boutique B&B Hotel Nena in San Miguel de Allende

It’s getting hard to keep up with new boutique hotel openings in San Miguel de Allende, so we’ve been checking in on ones that make the cut for picky luxury travelers from abroad. Our latest review is Hotel Nena, on the same street as the sprawling Rosewood but in a much more intimate space. Back [&hellip

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Riding El Chepe Train Through the Copper Canyons of Mexico

In the Americas, there aren’t many passenger train options once you get south of the Rio Grande. The ones that are still left tend to be spectacular though, and that’s certainly true for the El Chepe train through the Copper Canyons of Mexico. You can start in Los Mochis in Sinaloa and head north, or [&hellip

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The Best Spa in Belize at New Naia Resort

While most Belize resorts are focused on adventures above and below the water, the new luxury Naïa hotel in Placencia follows a more traditional path of relaxation and pampering. It has been quite a while since the glossy travel and fashion magazines gushed over a new resort in Belize. There are almost zero international chains [&hellip

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