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Belize Photo of the day: Green Iguana

  Today’s photo of the day is of the Iguana. The Iguana is a herbivore lizard that is not only native to Belize but also Mexico, Central America, and several islands in Polynesia such as Fiji, Tonga and the Caribbean. Iguanas are among the largest lizards in the Americas, averaging around 6.5 feet (2 meters) […]

3 Adventures Not to Be Missed in Belize

As the plane sets course toward the mainland, I spy the blue Caribbean below. The water is so crystal-clear that I can see the rocks and sand along the seabed. Belize’s little commuter airplanes are the best way to appreciate the diversity of this small Caribbean country. From the air you appreciate the beauty — […]

World’s Quirkiest Place To Retire

By Kathleen Peddicord Quirkiest retirement haven in the world? That’d have to be Belize. Belize City’s roadways are built around a system of roundabouts (thanks to her British colonizers), but shops alongside them sell rice, beans, and tortillas still ground by hand. Everyone you meet speaks English (it’s the country’s official language), but this belies […]

The Beauty of Belize

White sand beaches, untouched coral reefs, ancient Mayan civilizations and impressive marine life – Belize has it all. Divers and snorkelers will find an abundance of marine life at Glover’s Atoll, a protected reef system and the southernmost and smallest of Belize’s 3 atolls. Divers frequently encounter dolphins, turtles, sharks and manta rays there. Catch […]

10 Things to Do in Belize in 2015

Here are ten things to do in Belize in 2015: Dive the Great Blue Hole of Belize The world famous Blue Hole is an incomparable natural wonder in Belize. It is located at the center of Lighthouse Reef and measures 1000 feet across and 412 feet deep. Giant stalactites, dripstone sheets and columns, and fascinating […]

10 Jaw Dropping Photos That Will Make You Want to Vacation in Belize

It is without a doubt that Belize is so beautiful and unique. As these photos will demonstrate, Belize is a perfect backdrop to snap photos. The food, the birds, nature, the resorts, the white sandy beaches, the bridges — everything is photogenic in Belize. In this blog post, we share ten jaw dropping photos that […]

Photo of the day: Beautiful Rainbow in Belize

Belize offers a perfect back drop for photography. See also: Stunning view of Cahal Pech Village Resort at Night

How to Make Belizean Rice and Beans

  Photo credit: Vista Cove Belize Belizean foods are a remarkable collaboration between peoples, generations, ingredients and cooking styles. Featured Recipe: Belizean Rice and Beans Rice and Beans is one of the most popular foods in Belize. In fact, it is a meal that is prepared every Sunday by many Belizeans country wide. If you […]

How to Make Belizean Garnache

Garnache is a popular appetizer in Belize that is composed of fried corn tortilla topped with refriend beans, shredded cabbage, carrots, cheese, vinegar and salt.   Making Garnache is not as difficult as you think. In this blog post, we will share the step by step instructions on how you go about making Garnache. Here […]

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 […]