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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2012 Winter Solstice in Belize

Interesting facts about The Ancient Maya

Often misunderstood for savages, the ancient Maya were a fascinating civilization. At the height of their empire, they had the five fundamentals aspects of culture: food, art, customs, language and religion. A few of their achievements are the creation of massive architectural wonders, extensive travel and trade routes, and usage of an advanced system of […]

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Mahogany Bay Resort, Ambergris Caye

A Case for Major Hotel Chains in Belize

The advent of Trumpism has led to the rise of protectionism in the US. Put America first and ONLY support American businesses they say. In policy terms, I have seen this in Belize for quite a while. For many years, many of Bowen and Bowen’s products have had an exclusive monopoly in Belize. I remember […]

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Reader’s Choice: Popular Resorts in Belize

In 2016, my website saw a decline in visitors. Belizeadventure.ca received 359,381 unique visitors in 2015 and that number dropped to 334,671 in 2016. Visitors in 2016 came primarily from 5 countries: United States (over 70%), Canada, Belize, UK and Mexico. It’s interesting to see Mexico rank in the top 5, however, I anticipated that […]

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San Ignacio, Cayo’s Best Food Spots (2017)

San Ignacio town, or as it’s colloquially known “Cayo“, is the ideal place to go in Belize if you are seeking adventure. This small and quaint town acts a hub for travelers in search of jungle expeditions, tours to ancient Maya cities, caves, and countless other eco-activities that get you up close to nature. What […]

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Belize and The Sharing Economy

I believe that Belizeans are unaware of how the emergence of the so-called “sharing economy” is affecting them. We know that it may be the greatest technological disruption the travel industry has seen as of late, however, it is only seen as something that is affecting developed countries like the US. We see in the […]

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Sea Kayaking Adventure at Glovers Reef Atoll

I recently spent two weeks in Belize and I had the most incredible experience. My favourite part was going on a 3-day island adventure where I explored Glovers Reef Atoll by kayak and stand up paddleboard, snorkeled amazing patch reefs, went deep sea fishing, and enjoyed the best beach “camping” experience in Belize. For some […]

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The Top Most Romantic Places in Belize

I’m not an expert in destination weddings or honeymoon getaways but there’s something that is clear to me…Belize is special…Belize is magical…Belize is perfect for romance. I have been all over Belize and have worked in the tourism industry for yea. Through my experience, I have encountered many couples vacationing in Belize and most of the time […]

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The best places to go Scuba Diving in Belize

Approximately 5 years ago I was vacationing in Caye Caulker and I ran into my high school friend ILya Rosado. I hadn’t seen him in a while and to my surprise, he had fallen in love with scuba diving and was now a dive master, and working towards becoming a dive instructor. Due to his […]

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National Tourism Awards in Belize City

Belize Tourism Awards 2016

On Saturday, October 22nd, the Belize Tourism Awards 2016 was held in Belize City. This year marked the 14th year that this event has taken place and with the theme Hollywood Glamour, the event had the perfect set up to celebrate the tourism stars of Belize. Related: Top Luxury Resorts in Belize; Top Eco-Lodges in Belize; Top […]

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Why You Should Visit Belize

From since I started blogging about Belize, the most frequently asked question has been: why visit Belize? This is only logical when one is considering whether Belize a good place to travel. After all, the Caribbean offers a lot of options. When I ask myself why should someone choose to travel to Belize as opposed to another […]

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