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Take the taste of Belize home to your own kitchen

Foodies will tell you, to truly know a place you’ve got to sample the local cuisine. In Belize, visitors can enjoy a plethora of diverse and delicious delicacies while on vacation, and taking the taste of Belize home might be easier than you think! As cooking shows and world travel trends continue to encourage people […]

San Ignacio Belize Weather

Belize’s climate is classified as subtropical, with a cool continuous air stream flowing over from the Caribbean Sea. The annual mean temperature reads 79 degrees Fahrenheit, with highest summer temperatures rarely exceeding 96 degrees Fahrenheit and lowest winters hardly ever below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Coastal towns and communities in the higher elevated regions of the […]

Explore the Rio Frio Cave

The Rio Frio Cave is one of the most remarkable attractions in the Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve. Everything is gigantic in this cave! When you enter, you will see huge stalactites hanging from the massive cathedral-like vault which was part of a cave system that the Maya used to bury their dead. See also: […]

Tikal Maya Ruins – A top tour to do from Belize

Photo by Gil Cohen Even though Tikal is in Guatemala, it is a popular tour that many people who are vacationing in Belize do since it is only 2 hours away from the Belizean border. Tikal is the largest archaeological site in Guatemala and consists of over 3,000 structures that extend over six square miles. […]

7 Interesting Facts That You Need to Know About Belize

Fascinating Facts About Belize There are many interesting facts that have not been revealed about Belize to the world. In this blog post, we will share our top 7 interesting facts about our beautiful country: 1.) The largest city of Belize is located at the mouth of the river Belize River and is known as […]

Hiking in Belize is Fun!

Hiking our national parks is a great way to see many kinds of birdlife, plants and animals. As intimidating as some of our trails may look on a map, don’t worry. See: The Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve Most are designed in loops so you easily return to your starting point. Some trails are self-guided, […]

Belize’s National Bird – The Keel- Billed Toucan

The Keel-billed Toucan, known as the “bill bird”locally, is the national bird of Belize. The most obvious characteristic of the toucan is the huge yellow, orange, red, green and black bill. The toucan’s bill is amazingly dextrous and allows the bird to feed on a variety of tropical forest fruits. The Keel-billed toucans are a […]

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary – One of the biggest protected reserves in Belize

The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the biggest, protected destinations in Belize. The reserve was founded in 1990 as the first wilderness sanctuary for the jaguar. Although roughly 60 of Belize’s 700 jaguars are believed to live in the sanctuary, your chances of seeing one are very slim. However, it’s an ideal environment […]

Why Belize Is A Great Place To Retire

By Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher Mayan ruins, spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforests, exotic wildlife, miles of unspoiled coastline, and the Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef — a paradise for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Belize is a Caribbean playground that is truly blessed by time, nature and culture. See: Belize Vacation Packages For many people, Belize […]