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Photo Essay: The 2014 Placencia Lobsterfest

Every summer the tiny Southern village of Placencia hosts their annual Lobsterfest to commemorate the beginning of the lobster season and this year the festival was bigger than ever, drawing crowds from all across Belize and the world. Highlights included the 2014 Placencia Lobsterfest official raffle, live jam sessions, food competitions, the Panerrifix Steel Drum Band, […]

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Hudut Garifuna Food

How to make Hudut, a classic traditional Garifuna food

I’m a man of simple pleasures, next to Rice and beans with stew chicken and potato salad, Hudut is my favourite Belizean grub. And with Garifuna Settlement Day recently occurring on November 19, I’ve been craving this traditional Garinagu food even more. I’m happy to be cooking it today and sharing the recipe with you guys. Hudut […]

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El Secreto is the newest luxury resort in Northern Ambergris Caye

Top 15 Luxury Hotels in Belize

Here I am including a list of what I consider the best luxury hotels in Belize right now. Each place has something unique to offer, whether they are a hip boutique hotel with all the modern comforts and world class amenities or a rustic Eco haven in the middle of nowhere. If you think that […]

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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. Belize is ideally located in Central America yet it’s more like a Caribbean island. The country 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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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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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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Caye Caulker Caribean colors

Explore The Beautiful Islands Of Belize

Belize has roughly 386 km of coastline and approximately 450 islands and islets that stud the Belize barrier reef – the largest in the western hemisphere. The islands are known as cayes, pronounced “keys” and the most popular ones are Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker.  If you are looking for a soul-stirring experience, below are […]

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Belizestagram! The Best Photos Of The Week

Here’s another weekly mashup (February 04 – 10) 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 at […]

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Belizestagram! The Best Photos Of The Week

Here’s the weekly mashup (January 14 – 20) of the best Belize Instagram photos. All these photos are personally taken by the individuals when they were 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 […]

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