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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 and 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 5 Hostels in Belize (Recently Updated)

Love it or hate it, backpacking has been a quintessential component of travel since curiosity first lured us out to explore the world. Unfortunately, Belize has been late in the game to cater to backpackers and low-budget travellers; however, in the past few years, many new and impressive hostels and affordable guesthouses have been popping up […]

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The best places to go Scuba Diving in Belize

Approximately 3 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, working towards becoming a dive instructor. Due to his passion […]

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Diving the Long Caye Aquarium never disappoints

There is a dive site often overshadowed by the Great Blue Hole and Half Moon Caye, but it is seldom lacking in beauty or adventure. The Long Caye Aquarium is sometimes lost in all the hype that surrounds the Blue Hole, but I’ve been on many excursions where it was the highlight of the trip, […]

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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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Unique and Outstanding Natural Monuments in Belize

Belize is blessed with unique and outstanding monuments that receive worldwide recognition, the most popular being the Belize Blue Hole. Since Belize is still relatively unknown, these natural wonders remain unspoiled, but this is not only because of a low count of tourists arrivals; this is due to regulations that have been implemented by the […]

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Tips for Backpacking in Belize

Backpacking in Belize can be both enjoyable and budget friendly if you follow a few basic tips. The country is ideally located in Central America yet it’s more like a Caribbean island. It is small, safe, easy to explore and locals are friendly and helpful. Luckily, it’s also an English speaking country. Just make sure […]

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Half Moon Caye Wall, The Best Dive Site In Belize

The typical Blue Hole trip in Belize is most often followed up by a lesser advertised, yet more spectacular dive site known as Half Moon Caye Wall. Most dive boats take about 25 minutes to get to this site, the short trip is part of your surface interval after the Blue Hole dive. What makes this […]

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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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Delicious cocktails are served throughout San Pedro town

It’s Drinks O’clock! Dock Your Boat And I’ll Meet You At The Bar

Everyone can agree with me that when you’re on vacation, there isn’t anything quite like hanging out by the beach, a cold drink in hand, gentle wind hitting your face, and gazing into the horizon as the sun glistens over the ocean or sea. And if you’re into sunsets (aren’t we all?), the perfect beach bar […]

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