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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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A Trip to Belize As An AFAR Ambassador

I thank social media for knowing someone as awesome as Kirsten. If I remember correctly, I met her via twitter a few years ago – mobile photography was a new thing, and I loved her photos. But what I like the most about her is that she’s super friendly and always up for a good chat […]

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A Family Day at Chaa Creek Lodge

It can be hard to find activities for multi-generational family groups in Belize.  Often activities are too physical for older people or the very young, or not engaging for all ages.  When my parents come to visit I often struggle to think of things we can do together, and now that I have very young […]

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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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Off The Beaten Path Destinations In Belize

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

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Belize Tourism Awards 2013

For the twelfth consecutive year, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has awarded the country’s finest establishments of the travel industry with top honours during the National Tourism Awards. The reception was held on Saturday May 18, 2013 on the secluded Bannister Island, which is two miles from the Belize Barrier Reef and nine miles east-southeast […]

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Meeting “Mommy” Janice, A Local Bush Medicine Healer

My first trip to Belize was in December 2011 through January 2012. It was partially a vacation (since I hadn’t been on vacation in almost 7 years!) and partially a small test my boyfriend, Matt, and I were putting out there. If we survive traveling in Belize for a month, we can survive anything – […]

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10 Reasons To Get Married In Belize

Destination weddings are so common nowadays that they are taking place all over the world and Belize is no different than other popular destination wedding locale.  In fact, Belize may even exceed your expectations since it boasts the second largest barrier reef in the world, English is the official language, it’s considered to be the center of the […]

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A Short Briefing On Maya Architecture

In this video taken at Caracol by my friend Julie Schwietert Collazo, prominent Belize archaeologist Jaime Awe explains the fundamentals of Maya Architecture and what makes it distinct and impressive. He draws examples from other countries such as Canada and the US, and how architecture is used to make visual statements that demonstrate national identity, […]

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Belizestagram! The Best Photos Of The Week

Here’s another weekly mashup (January 28 – February 03) of the best Belize Instagram photos. All these photos are personally taken by the individuals in Belize. If you want your photos to be included, remember to tag them using the hashtag #Belize. Also, in case I might miss your photos, you can personally tweet me […]

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