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The Top 8 Eco-Adventures in Belize

For those interested in eco-adventures, Belize is the ideal place. The country is a pioneer in sustainable and ecotourism due to the abundance of natural attractions that remain practically unchanged since travelers first visited Belize. National parks, reserves, and preserves are located throughout the country, protecting the land and sea: the habitats and ecosystems of […]

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Ranking the Best Caves in Belize

The caves in Belize are world famous, many of them are consistently featured in articles and Maya documentaries by National Geographic and other international media organizations. The reason is that aside from having beautiful characteristics, most of the caves till this day have ancient Maya artifacts, including sacrificial remains. Of course, this means that you […]

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Belize in December – What to do?

December is a great time to be in Belize: it’s the start of the high tourism season, the weather is perfect and the vibe is amazing. You’ll be able to enjoy cool breeze, sunshine and clear blue skies, and witness the festive mood around you as Belizeans prepare to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve.   1. […]

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Thanksgiving in Belize isn’t that different…

Since Thanksgiving is an American and Canadian holiday, you may believe that it is not celebrated in Belize. However, yes, Belize does celebrate Thanksgiving, and similar to the US, it is in November. As for why Belize celebrates Thanksgiving, I am not certain if it is due to the influence of American television or religion, […]

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Belize in November – What to do?

November is a great time to visit Belize. The weather is nice (it’s the end of the rainy season) and it’s just pre-tourism high season (December to April) so you might still get a few good deals on tours and accommodations. I’ve written before on how to save on a Belize vacation so make sure […]

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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 or 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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September Celebrations in Belize

September is one of the best time to be in Belize. It’s the tourism off-season, which means cheaper prices on accommodations and tours, and you can also partake in the patriotic September Celebrations. The most important date is September 21st, which is Belize’s Independence Day, but for almost two weeks leading up to that day, […]

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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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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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Things You Might Not Know About Belize

This article is for you, yes, YOU, the person who has heard about Belize but doesn’t exactly know where it is or what it consists of. The small country of Belize is still unknown to many people and for the few individuals who have heard of it, they think it’s a Caribbean island or since they hear […]

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