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Garifuna Life in Belize

Every year on November 19th, Belize celebrates Garifuna Settlement Day, the arrival of the first Garinagu to Belize. The celebration includes parades, live music, drumming, dancing, prayers, and Garifuna mass. Important to note: Since 1943 November 19th has been a public holiday in the Stan Creek and Toledo districts called Garifuna Settlement Day. From 1977 […]

Where is Belize Located?

Where is Belize — Location and Geography When you’re surrounded by larger countries, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. But for Belize, the small nation tucked into Mexico’s and Guatemala’s embrace, being small has myriad advantages–especially since it has an overabundance of resources within its borders. Located at 17°15′ north of the Equator […]

Celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day in Belize

  November: Garifuna Settlement Day November in Belize is when one of the country’s most exciting national holidays takes place – Garifuna Settlement Day. Every year on November 19, the entire country pays tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Garifuna people who arrived in Belize in 1832. More than 400 years ago, the […]

10 Reasons to Tour Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave in Belize Now

Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (ATM Cave)  in Cayo District, Belize Every cave in Belize is unique–even among the variety of Mayan caves in Central America. But, some are more spectacular than others, like the cave located near San Ignacio Town bearing the quirky nickname of ATM. Actun Tunichil Muknal has everything a curious tourist could […]

10 Incredible Photos of Caracol Maya Ruins in Belize

Caracol is the largest known Maya Ruin in Belize The largest Maya city ever excavated in Belize, Caracol is a huge site that features majestic temples that modern visitors can climb to enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding Chiquibul forest reserve. Still an active archeological site, Caracol has revealed many of its treasures but […]

9 Interesting Things about San Ignacio Belize

“Together with neighboring Santa Elena, on the east bank of the river, San Ignacio forms the chief population center of Cayo District. Staying here is generally the more economical option for travel in Cayo; furthermore, there is no shortage of tour operators who are willing to show you the attractions and activities in the surrounding […]

Cahal Pech Welcomes new WestJet Direct Flight From Calgary to Belize

Beginning on November 3, 2017, Canada’s second-largest airline, WestJet, will begin operating its brand-new non-stop flight from the international airport in Calgary, Alberta (YYC) to the Philip Goldson international airport in Belize City (BZE). The new Calgary-Belize route will be operated once per week and will continue throughout the 2017/18 winter season. The Calgary-Belize route […]

16 Reasons Every North American Should Winter in Belize

Spend a Warm Beautiful Winter in Belize Your friends do it. Family members, too. Leaving North America for more hospitable weather during the winter–when minds, limbs and spirits need a respite–isn’t just a smart move; it could add years to your life. It matters not which winter months you choose for your vacation. Plan it […]

Top things to see and do in Belize City

10 Places To Visit In Belize City Belize can be found resting peacefully between Guatemala and Mexico and is a one stop destination for the intrepid traveler who wants to experience Caribbean culture in its entirety. Although many tourists do not stay in Belize City( the old capital of the country), there are many beautiful […]

Here’s Why You Should Explore Barton Creek Cave in Belize

Barton Creek Cave is a natural cave in Belize Barton Creek Cave is not only the largest river cave in Belize but also a popular tourist destination in the Cayo District. According to recent research, Barton Creek contains a wealth of information in understanding caves in Maya culture. The artifacts that were unearthed for example, […]