thanksgiving in belize

Thanksgiving in Belize isn’t that different…

Since Thanksgiving is an American and Canadian holiday, you may believe that it is not celebrated in Belize. However, yes, Belize does celebrate Thanksgiving, and similar to the US, it is in November. As for why Belize celebrates Thanksgiving, I am not certain if it is due to the influence of American television or religion, […]

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Belize in November – What to do?

November is a great time to visit Belize. The weather is nice (it’s the end of the rainy season) and it’s just pre-tourism high season (December to April) so you might still get a few good deals on tours and accommodations. I’ve written before on how to save on a Belize vacation so make sure […]

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Belize Tourism Awards 2017

The Belize Tourism Awards 2017

On Saturday, October 21st, the annual Belize Tourism Awards was held in Belize City at The Ramada Belize City Princess Hotel. This year marked the 15th anniversary of this event and the celebrations and awards did not disappoint. Related: Top Luxury Resorts in Belize; Top Eco-Lodges in Belize; Top Destinations in Belize Every year I look […]

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The Day of the Dead

The Day Of The Dead

Although The Day of the Dead (also known as el Dia de los Muertos or Los Finados) is most prominently celebrated in Mexico in November, it is also very popular in many villages and towns in Belize. This is due to the fact that the tradition of celebrating the life and death of lost loved […]

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Top Beach Destinations in Belize

If you’re planning on visiting Belize, it is very likely that your top priority is finding a great beach location to unwind, relax, and enjoy the sand between your toes and the cool sea breeze against your face as you stare at crystalline blue waters. This desire is very natural, after all, many people believe that […]

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September Celebrations in Belize

September is one of the best time to be in Belize. It’s the tourism off-season, which means cheaper prices on accommodations and tours, and you can also partake in the patriotic September Celebrations. The most important date is September 21st, which is Belize’s Independence Day, but for almost two weeks leading up to that day, […]

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Meet the Birds of Belize

With over 590 bird species, it is safe to say that Belize is a paradise for birdwatchers. Interestingly, even regular folks who aren’t really into bird watching are drawn to this recreational activity when in Belize – may be it’s because birds are so easy to spot here. Most of the birds in Belize are […]

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Experience The Best of Hopkins Village

In recent years, as more travelers are venturing to Southern Belize, the small seaside Village of Hopkins has blossomed into an incredible destination. Hopkins is principally known for its vibrant Garifuna culture and heritage, however, it’s beautiful beaches and the numerous things to do such as fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and jungle tours provide something […]

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Technology and Tourism

As you may know, every year I write about travel trends that may impact Belize. The purpose is to reach many Belize tourism businesses that may not have established marketing departments or chief strategists that advise them on the impending changes to the tourism industry. I am personally fascinated by the travel industry and my […]

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Family Travel Advice For Visiting Belize With Kids

If you’re considering a family vacation to Belize, hear me out, you’ve come to the right place. I have a niece and nephew and the first thing I realized when traveling with kids is that picking the right destination is key. You need to take them somewhere that has the wow factor (somewhere that will […]

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