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The Best Off The Beaten Path Destinations In Belize

Many visitors to Belize stick to the typical tourist destinations because they are easier to get to, but there is a lot more to explore besides popular spots such like Lamanai, ATM Cave, and the Blue Hole.  With the following off the beaten path destinations in Belize, getting there really is half the adventure.  If you consider yourself […]

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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 years. Through my experience, I have encountered many couples vacationing in Belize and most of the time […]

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Direct flights from Canada to Belize are now a thing

Surprising news is coming from WestJet, one of Canada’s most beloved airlines – as of October 29, 2016, they will be offering direct flights from Toronto to Belize City. Flights are scheduled for only Wednesdays and Saturdays. This winter we’re taking off to a new destination, beautiful Belize! #WestJetBelize — WestJet (@WestJet) August 8, […]

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Funny Beliefs And Superstitions Of Belize

I should have named this post, funny beliefs and superstitions of OLD Belize, since, for some reason, the younger generation of Belizeans aren’t as superstitious. Actually, when you look at some of the beliefs, you can’t help but laugh at how ridiculous they sound. But of course, I respect and understand why these superstitions played […]

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Investing In Belize Is A Sure Bet

Whether you’re looking to open an international business venture, relocate to a tropical country, or retire in paradise, Belize makes for a great investment. Major advantages include the official language being English, a stable government, easy access to North America, a booming tourism industry, and a good economy. Here are some investment opportunities Belize has […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to the Belize Healthcare System

Unexpected things can happen when traveling, so it’s a good idea to know a bit about how the local Belize healthcare system works. Belize is definitely not a country that first comes to mind when thinking about medical tourism; many areas are not at the same standards found in first world countries.  However, there are […]

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How To Ride A Taxi In Belize

Confession: When I first came to Belize, I could not figure out why cars kept honking at me. Did I just drop something? Was I accidentally walking in their way? Or was it just harass the gringo time? When I finally asked a Belizean friend, she got a good laugh, because all those cars were […]

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Reaching Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker by Watertaxi

When most people think about Belize, they immediately picture the Great Barrier Reef, the Blue Hole, and the countless islands and atolls that dot the Belizean coast. This has lead to many travelers who are coming from Mexico or Guatemala to want to skip inland locales and head straight to the popular beaches of Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye. […]

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Photo Essay: Simple Fun In Burrell Boom Village

Good food, drinks and the cool breeze of the river bank – that is all that it takes to have an excellent time in Burrell Boom. Burrell Boom is small Belizean Kriol community near Belize City. It received its name after a Scottish logwood and mahoganylumberjack who built a massive log boom in the area […]

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San Pedro Hosts The Best Halloween Party In Belize

Without a doubt, San Pedro hosts the best Halloween party in Belize. Every year, the Holiday Hotel puts on a spectacular Halloween event as visitors and residents of Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and the mainland bring out their best costumes for a night full of fun prizes, surprises and lots of dancing. Take a look […]

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