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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

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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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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As a Gay Tourist, is Belize safe?

An email query that I would get way too often would read something like this: I am thinking about traveling to Belize and was wondering if Belize is gay-friendly? I’ve read that it is illegal to be gay in Belize and was wondering if it was safe for me to vacation there? My response would […]

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Direct flights from Canada to Belize are now a thing

Surprising news is coming from WestJet, one of Canada’s most beloved airlines – as of October 29, 2016, they will be offering direct flights from Toronto to Belize City. Flights are scheduled for only Wednesdays and Saturdays. This winter we’re taking off to a new destination, beautiful Belize! https://t.co/66PpF0BqoO #WestJetBelize pic.twitter.com/VCVpoD0GcJ — WestJet (@WestJet) August 8, […]

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A Mural Tour in San Ignacio

San Ignacio has always been a hub for tourists interested in exploring Western Belize, however, through the years, the town has gained a new appreciation for street art, which in its own right, should be a good reason to visit. Take, for example, the mural above that welcomes everyone to San Ignacio. This art is […]

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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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