Miss Rachel. An inspirational story from Belize to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Created out of the dreams of the previous government, the new settlement of Mahogany Heights was supposed to represent new hope and a new life for Belize City dwellers whose impoverished living conditions left them struggling to survive. A bureaucratic mess up regarding land rights and a change of government later, the now dilapidated village has an air of ghost towns past.  Over the past 5 years resident nurse, Rachel Vega, has set out to singlehandedly change this.

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Greece: 5 Reasons to take your kids to Corfu

Almost 90 years ago it Inspired Gerald Durrell’s “My family and other animals”, and in many areas, Corfu’s natural beauty and charm has remained intact despite the invasion of tourism. You can still happen across the unspoiled corners which inspired Durrell and with its wooded mountainous interior, irresistible bays and olive groves, Corfu provides a great balance of culture, fun, and relaxation even with little’uns in tow.

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