Greetings, fellow Belizean friends and family, With the recent anniversary of Belize’s independence, Ella and I have had time to reflect on how amazing Belize and its people have been to us, and how we’ve been so lovingly embraced by the amazing country that we live in. For nearly 3 decades, I have called Belize
Belize is just a short flight away from North America, but its exotic wildlife, unparalleled natural beauty, and thriving eco-system make it truly a world away. In Belize, the sound of birds and the perfume in the air from hundreds of flowering plant species are far more common than the hustle and bustle of modern life in the United States and Canada. That's why Belize is one of the best places in the world to unplug, relax, and unwind.
Kiss ordinary family vacations goodbye. Take an adventure trip to Belize and see what happens! Whether you live in an urban setting or you’ve got lots of yard circling your house, it’s a known fact that children don’t get enough time to explore the universe around them thanks to well-meaning “helicopter parents” who fill their
Even loving couples need a little adventure from time to time. Find that spark in Belize. It’s no big secret: Traveling as a couple has myriad therapeutic benefits and marriage counselors agree that travel is healthy for relationships that are already solid and those that could use some strengthening. You get away from stress, pressures,
November might be a month of increasingly cold nights across Canada and the United States, but the average daytime high in Belize is a beautiful and sunny 84 degrees Fahrenheit (29 Celsius). The clear blue skies, balmy temperatures, and exciting festivals going on throughout the month of November make it the perfect time to visit.
As a warm country with an incredibly diverse ecosystem, Belize is a natural haven for birds. The Audubon Society estimates that approximately 600 different bird species have been recorded in Belize.
If you had to describe the climate of Belize in one sentence, you could say that it's very similar to South Florida. Officially, Belize is a sub-tropical country that enjoys warm weather year-round, gentle trade wind breezes, and a mean humidity of around 83%.
As a visitor, the easiest way to protect yourself from crime and injuries is to avoid getting excessively drunk. The warm weather and abundance of delicious cocktails lead some visitors to overindulge. If you do decide to partake in adult beverages, be sure to have a taxi or shuttle drive you back to your hotel or resort. Be aware that drinking alcohol out of a glass bottle is illegal in public.
San Ignacio and its sister town of Santa Elena across the river compose the second-biggest urban population in Belize and serve as the cultural and economic capital of Cayo District.
The national bird of Belize is the keel-billed toucan, one of the world’s most recognizable and iconic avian species. The toucan has a largely black body with brilliant yellow chest feathers, but it is its oversize bill that makes it such a memorable bird. Toucans have large, curved bills in a brilliant spray of neon