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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Pictures of birds of Belize

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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Aerial view of Hopkins

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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kids at the belize zoo

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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glovers reef tour guide

Meet Cedric Casimiro aka Budge – Tour Guide Extraordinaire

I’ve been to many places and know for a fact that the best part about trips is usually meeting locals. Which is why even though I personally tend to try to travel as cheaply as possible, I’m a big advocate for guided tours. That’s one situation where I don’t mind spending extra money because you […]

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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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Cayo Espanto Casa Ventanas Interior

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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crowded bus in belize

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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