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9 Things Belizeans Do on Holy Friday

Good Friday is observed by many Belizeans as a Holy Day and is considered the day that Jesus died. It is one of the most peaceful days in the country as most people stay home with their families. Here are 9 things Belizeans do on Holy Friday: They do not swim in the river or […]

Spring is the Perfect Time to Visit Belize

With gorgeous sunny weather and refreshing sea breezes, springtime in Belize is truly spectacular. Located just a short flight away from the United States, the friendly English-speaking Central American nation of Belize offers unbeatable adventure excursions, pristine wildlife, and affordable prices. Whether you’re interesting in exploring ancient Maya ruins, snorkeling and diving offshore, Belize has […]

Belize Holidays

Holidays Celebrated in Belize Belizeans take their holidays very seriously and they know how to mark the special occasions with a good celebration. On many important holidays like Christmas and Holy Friday, the whole country practically shuts down with reduced transportation services, closed government offices, banks, grocery stories and schools. The following is a list […]

Belize Vacations – Weather, Places to Visit, Things to Do

What are the ingredients for an unforgettable summer vacation? Going to the beach? Some swimming, perhaps also some snorkeling and some scuba diving? Eating great food? Getting outdoors and enjoying nature? Well, the good news is that Belize has all this and more. Belize enjoys a climate very similar to that in Miami, which means […]

Belize Is Moving on the Right, Sustainable Path

Belize is making gigantic leaps forward in preserving and protecting its natural heritage. On February 13, 2018, the Belizean legislature passed a bill to create Central America’s largest biological corridor. In coordination with local NGOs and private landowners, the biological corridor will allow some of Belize’s most iconic animals like jaguars and pumas to freely […]

The Rainforest of Belize

Nearly half of Belize’s mainland is covered by rainforest, a highly dense ecosystem that serves as the “lungs” of the planet. Much of Belize’s rainforest is under government protection in the form of a national park, animal sanctuary, or wilderness area. The rainforest is home to an astounding diversity of plants, animals, and birds, allowing […]

Places to Go in Belize This Summer

Summer is just around the bend, and the beautiful Central American nation of Belize has plenty to offer for families, adventure travelers, newlyweds, and anyone who is looking for an unforgettable experience. A natural wonderland of picturesque offshore islands, misty mountains, thick jungles, and ancient rainforests teeming with wildlife, Belize is just 2-5 hours flying […]

La Ruta Maya — One of the World’s Toughest and Most Historic River Races

La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge With its origins in a charity event designed to raise money for cleaning the Belize River, La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge has morphed into a full-fledged competition with hundreds of racers from around the country and the rest of the world paddle 170 miles from San Ignacio’s Hawksworth […]

Conquer Your Fears by Exploring Belize’s Iconic Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

Known by a myriad of names, including “Cave of the Stone Sepulchre” and “Cave of the Crystal Maiden,” the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave is one of the most famous sacred caves in Belize. Featured in several documentaries from prestige networks like National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, the ATM Cave is one of Belize’s […]

Facts About Belize – Essential Information for Visitors

Facts About Traveling to Belize Languages in Belize English is the official language of Belize, and is widely spoken throughout the country. Spanish is also spoken in most parts of the country, and various indigenous communities speak Maya, Garifuna, and Creole. Here are a few different ways you’ll hear “good morning” • “Gud Mawnin” – […]