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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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Belize Tourism Awards 2016

On Saturday, October 22nd, the Belize Tourism Awards 2016 was held in Belize City. This year marked the 14th year that this event has taken place and with the theme Hollywood Glamour, the event had the perfect set up to celebrate the tourism stars of Belize. Related: Top Luxury Resorts in Belize; Top Eco-Lodges in Belize; Top […]

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Why You Should Visit Belize

From since I started blogging about Belize, the most frequently asked question has been: why visit Belize? This is only logical when one is considering whether Belize a good place to travel. After all, the Caribbean offers a lot of options. When I ask myself why should someone choose to travel to Belize as opposed to another […]

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10 must-have Belize souvenirs

Whenever I travel I make sure to carry extra cash and have additional space in my bags for cool souvenirs. However, many times due to being overwhelmed by options or due to time constraints, I end up buying ridiculous souveniors that no one wants. That’s super annoying, right? Related: Belize guide, know before you go […]

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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 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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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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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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September Celebrations in Belize

September is a great time to be in Belize. It’s the tourism off-season, which means cheaper prices on accommodations/ tours, and you can also partake in the festive September Celebrations. The most important date is September 21, Belize’s Independence Day, but there are many festivities throughout the country for almost two weeks leading up to […]

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