Adventure and Johnny Cakes in Belize – Tor’s Travel Tales

A perfect Backpacking Itinerary in Belize Belize is a fascinating country. When I visited there, as part of a four month trip in Central America in the winter of 2018, I’d never heard of it before. Well, I’d heard of it, I just had no idea where it was! I certainly didn’t know it was…… Continue reading Adventure and Johnny Cakes in Belize – Tor’s Travel Tales

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Top places to travel as a solo female backpacker – from China to Belize

My favourite places to visit as a single female traveller and why I’ve travelled all over the world as a solo female backpacker and never really thought twice about it. I’ve loved everywhere I’ve been. But of course, there are some locations that stand out over others. As a solo traveller, or even when travelling…… Continue reading Top places to travel as a solo female backpacker – from China to Belize

Eating my way around Central America – street food for vegetarians

So I’m sitting here, twiddling my thumbs at Mexico City airport waiting for my connection to Heathrow. Hmm, what to do to pass the time? But wait, I’m an actual blogger now, so obviously I’ll write a blog post of course! I was thinking about what I’m going to miss about Central America and the…… Continue reading Eating my way around Central America – street food for vegetarians

Ten days of backpacking, adventure and relaxation in Belize

Belize is completely different to the other Central American countries I’ve travelled through on this trip. It’s my 77th country (not that I’m counting!) and I was really looking forward to exploring it.   While El Salvador, Honduras,  Guatemala and Mexico all have their own distinct identities, they still have a lot in common. Belize…… Continue reading Ten days of backpacking, adventure and relaxation in Belize

10 everyday Belize sights you can’t help but love

Belize is my last new country on this trip,  so this is my final ‘everyday sights’ for a while. But, check out what makes El Salvador a little bit different to Honduras and what differentiates Guatemala from Mexico. Belikin The beer of Belize fills every fridge in every supermarket and graces most store and restaurant…… Continue reading 10 everyday Belize sights you can’t help but love

Tarantulas, tayras and recycled trash – two weeks volunteering at Belize’s first Earthship

Nestled in the jungle in the southern Toledo district of Belize, an area of Mayan villages and dirt tracks, next to Lubaatun ruins, is an three storey earthship. An earthship for those who don’t know (I didn’t) is a building made from recycled waste, such as bottles and tyres. Instead of using bricks, you simply…… Continue reading Tarantulas, tayras and recycled trash – two weeks volunteering at Belize’s first Earthship

Dos and Don’ts of backpacking Belize

  Okay, so I’m only eight days into my Belize trip so I’m no expert, but here’s what I’ve learnt so far about this fascinating country… Don’t expect everyone’s first language to be English Although the official language is English, Belize is a wonderful mix of distinct cultures. On the bus there’ll be a conversation…… Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of backpacking Belize