About Lorenzo Gonzalez

Lorenzo Gonzalez is the founder of Belizeadventure.ca, a resource for travel information on Belize. He enjoys traveling, social media and Paranda music. Contact him at lorenzo [at] belizeadventure.ca. Learn more...

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fresh vegetable ingredients for Belize salsa

Belizean Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo is a healthy snack that is extremely easy to make. This “meal” is synonymous with Mexican cuisine but if you have ever been to Belize you will notice that it is everywhere! This is because it is so quick and easy to make and we have an abundance of fresh vegetables. See […]

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Top 10 Eco Lodges in Belize

After sharing the immensely popular article on the top luxury hotels, I realized that a list of the best Eco Lodges in Belize was past due. Belize is famed as a beach destination for its diving (Blue Hole) or snorkeling (Hol Chan) but slowly it is gaining recognition for nature-based travel and jungle lodges are […]

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Tasty Fruits To Try In Belize

Ok fruit-lovers, I’ve complied a list of the top fruits to eat in Belize and I’m sure you’ll thank me for it. These juicy and delicious fruits can be found at the local farmers market, small convenience stores and food vendors on bicycles. Also, most restaurants serve fruit-platters during breakfast. But no matter where you get […]

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Belizean artisit Inga Woods

Meet Belizean Artist Inga Woods

Inga Woods is a young Belizean artist that comes from a family of five sisters. She spent her early childhood at a farm in Southern Belize and the rest of her life at construction campsites throughout the country. Since she was constantly moving from place to place, she grew accustomed to not having many friends […]

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Photo Essay: The 2014 Caye Caulker Lobster Festival

The 2014 Caye Caulker Lobsterfest happened this weekend and it was huge success. I went to this event a few years ago and it was much smaller than now. I am happy to see a lot more Belizeans partaking in local travel since it is great for the economy. Here are a few of the best […]

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Photo Essay: The 2014 Placencia Lobsterfest

Every summer the tiny Southern village of Placencia hosts their annual Lobsterfest to commemorate the beginning of the lobster season and this year the festival was bigger than ever, drawing crowds from all across Belize and the world. Highlights included the 2014 Placencia Lobsterfest official raffle, live jam sessions, food competitions, the Panerrifix Steel Drum Band, […]

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Cross-barred White Butterfly

Butterflies worth spotting in Belize

Butterflies are beautiful creatures and Belize is fortunate to be filled with them. Current estimates say that there are approximately over 700 species found throughout the country. As important pollinators, in the wild, you can commonly see these insects floating effortlessly from one plant to the next sucking sweet nectar from flowers. If you desire […]

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How safe is Belize?

I am regularly asked the question: Is Belize safe or is it a dangerous country to travel? And my general answer is yes… Overall, Belize is one of the safest places to visit. However, it is not all fine and dandy throughout the entire country. I always advise travellers to be weary of when WALKING in certain […]

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The best Mayan Ruins in Belize

The Mayan ruins in Belize are some of the best in all of Mesoamerica. For those of you that don’t know what Mesoamerica is, it is defined as the region and cultural area in the Americas, extending roughly from central Mexico to Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The ancient Maya civilization flourished in this area […]

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Photo Essay: The 2014 Chocolate Festival of Belize

Annually, during the Commonwealth holiday weekend, the Toledo District hosts the Chocolate Festival of Belize and this year it happened on May 23rd – 25th, 2014.  On Friday there was the Wine and Chocolate celebration, Saturday was the Taste of Toledo street fair on front street in Punta Gorda and on Sunday, the closing ceremonies took place at […]

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