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The Beer of Belize

Belikin beer is the national beer of Belize and the “only beer worth drinking” says the Belize Brewing Company which produces the beer. The company has been brewing Belikin Beer and Belikin Stout since 1971 and its tagline is “the beer of Belize”. The name “Belikin” comes from the Maya language and means “Road to […]

Article says Belize is 1 of 10 happiest countries of the world

Belize is one of the 10 happiest countries in the world. That is according to the Wall Street Cheat Sheet, listed as one of the largest financial media companies in the United States. In an online article published today the company’s website uses the role people’s environment plays on their overall mood and outlook on […]

Saturday is Market Day in San Ignacio

Photo by AJ Baxter On Saturday mornings, San Ignacio Market comes alive with farmers selling local fruits and vegetables. Vendors also hawk crafts, clothing, and household goods. Some vendors show up on other days as well, but Saturday has by far the largest market. If you are interested in a Saturday Market Day Tour, please […]

Happy Belated Birthday Andy Palacio

Yesterday, December 2nd 2013 would have been the 53 rd birthday of Andy Palacio, Belize’s cultural icon and musical ambassador. Andy Palacio sought to preserve the Garifuna culture through his music. “Music, being the thing that I love most, I decided to use music as a medium for cultural preservation,” he said in a 2007 […]


Photo credit: Wikipedia To truly love a place one must learn to hear its voice. Gypsy by nature, travel writer by trade, my job has taken me to more countries than I can fit in a Twitter update. Some journeys have been strictly professional ventures, while with others I’ve combined work with cultural curiosity and […]

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