Belize Travel Blog

Belize COVID-19 Update for Travellers

Are you dreaming of a visit to paradise, but worried about traveling because of COVID? Why not consider a trip...
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Give Thanks For Everything in Belize This November

If ever there was a year in which you are likely to feel more gratitude than ever once November and...
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Belize Independence Day 2020

Today, September 21, 2020 will mark the 39th anniversary of Belize gaining full independence from Great Britain. The whole country...
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5 Ways Belizeans Celebrate Independence Day

In early Belize history, the country was under Spanish rule, but Spain did not actually control the area due to...
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13 Reasons That Will Urge You To Vacation in Belize

Vacation in Belize in 2021 Here’s Why Belize Deserves To Be On Top Of Your Travel Bucket List One of the world’s top travel destinations, Belize offers captivating and spectacular attractions and a potpourri of fun filled activities and adventure. Here are 13 reasons why you will want to spend your vacation in Belize this…

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9 Steps for Planning your Visit to Belize In 2021

Are you planning to visit Belize in 2021? Follow these nine tips for the perfect vacation. 1. Follow Belize’s Health Regulations Everyone flying into Belize must bring a doctor’s certificate showing they don’t have the coronavirus. Travelers must also download the Belize Health app and book their stay at a hotel before arriving. 2. Choose…

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Things to Do in San Ignacio + Insider Tips

Top Things to Do in San Ignacio + Insider Tips

Most visitors to Belize head directly to the beaches of Ambergris Caye or Placencia, but San Ignacio is rapidly becoming a favorite destination for travelers with an adventurous spirit. San Ignacio is the top destination to visit in the Cayo District. In recent years, this quiet, town has transformed itself into Belize's eco-tourism capital. Today,…

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The Best Mainland Tours & Activities From Caye Caulker

Best Mainland Tours From Caye Caulker Heading to Belize to enjoy some time on the reef? If so, you're not alone. The Belize Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of the best fishing, diving, and snorkeling in the world. And while many visitors immediately head for the reef to…

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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…

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How Safe Is Belize?

Travel advice and advisories for Belize While no country can ever guarantee you that nothing will go wrong, Belize is generally a very safe country for visitors. The country is very rural in aspect, and even the largest municipality (Belize City) has only 70,000 inhabitants. If you're considering visiting Belize, here's everything you need to…

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Travel in Belize: The Top 30 Things to See & Do

Top Things to See & Do In Belize Although Belize is a small country, it is packed full of exciting adventure destinations. Visitors can swim across a pool to enter the ATM Cave where ancient Maya priests once performed human sacrifices, explore the ruins of Cahal Pech, once home to an elite royal Maya family…

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How to Make Belizean Johnny Cakes

Johnny Cakes are not only a delectable morning breakfast but remain one of the top foods to eat in Belize. In this blog post, we share the ingredients and instructions on how to make Johnny Cakes. Recipe for Belizean Johnny Cakes 1 lb flour 1/2 cup shortening or substitute marjarine, or butter 3 heaped teaspoons…

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