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A recent trip to San Francisco inspired some of these travel predictions. Pictured here is Mission Creek houseboat community, on this day I explored various neighbourhoods and trails

Travel trends for 2016

Every year I write about travel trends that I think will impact tourism in Belize. I am fairly satisfied with the predictions I wrote for 2015 and unless I feel it’s necessary, I don’t intend to reiterate the same predictions for 2016. Some of these ideas I come up with by myself – through recent […]

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El Secreto is the newest luxury resort in Northern Ambergris Caye

Top 17 Luxury Hotels in Belize (Recently Updated)

Here I am including a list of what I consider the best luxury hotels and resorts 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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The Best Birdwatching in Southern Belize: Laguna Village and the Agua Caliente Wildlife Sanctuary

For birders, adventurers, naturalist, and travelers who want to share an authentic slice of Toledo life and an unmatched patch of natural beauty, plan a trip to Laguna. Located just thirty minutes up the road from Punta Gorda, the village of Laguna has it all. A quaint and beautiful Mopan Maya community, Laguna is ideal […]

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The man who brought Scuba Diving to Belize

I don’t usually like to reproduce articles found on the Internet because I often personally fall victim of people rehashing my hard work…but yesterday I found an educational and interesting story that would benefit from the reach that my humble blog holds. The story is about the man who brought scuba diving to Belize. It reminds […]

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Riding the bus in Belize

If you’re interested in catching local transportation in Belize, riding the bus is one of the cheapest ways of getting around. It is also a great way to get a bit more authentic in your travels because it’s how most locals travel. Buses usually only travel on the major highways and pass every ½ hour. […]

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An afternoon at Cahal Pech Ruins

I’ve never gotten over the fact of how even though Cahal Pech ruins are just a short walk from downtown San Ignacio, it feels very secluded. I can’t pinpoint the age I was when I first visited this Maya site but I think it must have been when I was a grade school because I can recall how huge […]

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Pay Attention, Belize! Travel trends for 2015

I don’t spend as much time researching travel behaviours as I once did when I was completely involved in the Belize tourism industry but I have not stopped being conscious of how travel is changing and where things are heading. I’ve been able to single out a few trends that will be king in 2015 and from all […]

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A guide to diving Esmeralda Canyons

If you ever get a chance to dive into the waters in front of Ambergris Caye, make sure at least one of your dives is at Esmeralda Canyons. It is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful sites on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.  For reasons that only an oceanographer may be able to explain, […]

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Experience the best of Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda, locally known as PG is located at the far end of the Toledo District. With a population of around 6000, it is a quiet place to escape the crowds in Western Belize and the Northern Cayes. However, don’t let its quietness trick you into thinking there is nothing to do. For those willing […]

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A simple guide to buying Real Estate in Belize

The Belize real estate market is currently hot and I’m here to answer a few of your concerns. You probably Googled this how-to guide because you either saw a Buy Belize commercial or personally visited Belize, dipped your toes in our turquoise waters, climbed the ancient Mayan ruins and ate rice and beans with our […]

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