Having started out on Escapism's sister title, Foodism, Lydia swapped restaurants for hotels, and a constant hangover for constant jet lag. It's far from all bad, though; she now gets to travel to incredible places and meet amazing people along the way – and she'll talk about it incessantly at any given opportunity. When not recovering from her latest jaunt, Lydia can be found stalking other people's cats, attempting to play netball and picking coriander out of her food.
From untouched ancient ruins to pristine white beaches, Belize ticks all of the dream getaway boxes – yet it's still just under the radar. We explore a Central American country that's just waiting to be discovered