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Discover Belize’s Unique Cuisine, One Forkful at a Time

When you pack, include a bib, elastic waistband pants, and your appetite. You’ll need all three. For foodies who never grow weary of trying new foods, a visit to Belize can come as a surprise. This nation’s signature cuisine mix is as diverse as the people who live here, combining Mexican, Caribbean and Maya traditions that pervade everything from the art to the food. These…

Placencia Belize Lobsterfest

Get ready for the 2019 Placencia Lobsterfest!

People come to Belize from all around the world to experience the clear blue waters of the Caribbean and the stunning sandy white beaches. Placencia is one of the best regions for vacationers who want to enjoy fun in the sun. But the waters are more than just a playground for visitors from abroad. While Placencia Village is a tourist hub, it’s also a fishing…


Belizean Drinks and Beverages

With a year-round balmy climate and fertile soils, Belize produces a broad range of organic fruits that make delicious tropical juices. Looking for a fine selection of beers, rum, and other adult beverages, including a wide assortment of cocktails? Belize is the place for you! Some of the signature drinks that you’ll find in Belize include: Fresh Juices Farmers in Belize harvest bounteous crops of…


Belizean Food – Typical and Traditional Things to Try

One of the most popular attractions of visiting Belize is the opportunity to sample the delicious range of food available from restaurants, cafes, and roadside stalls. With a rich cultural heritage, Belizean cuisine features the very best of Caribbean, British, Asian, and Mexican flavors to achieve delicious flavors suitable for every palate. While some international visitors prefer the comforts of familiar food, below are some…


Celebrate Thanksgiving in Belize

More and more people from North America are choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving in Belize due to the combination of warm weather, delicious foods, and lots of exciting adventures to enjoy quality time together. With Air Canada and WestJet now offering direct flights to Belize from Canada and US airlines like Southwest, United, American Airlines, and Delta competing with inexpensive airfare, it is now more affordable…

belize chocolate festival

Belize is hosting a massive “Chocolate Festival” This May

One of the most exciting festivals on the Belizean calendar is the yearly Chocolate Festival. From ‪May 19-21, 2017, visitors can explore a dazzling array of chocolate and chocolate-based goodies, including unusual items like chocolate beer and chocolate soap. The Chocolate Festival takes place in and around the town of Punta Gorda in Belize’s Toledo District, an area that has been growing cacao and producing delicious…


Happy Pan American Day (Columbus Day)

Also known as Columbus Day, Pan American Day is a national and bank holiday celebrated on October 12 every year. In Belize, it is a celebration of the migrations of the Mestizos and indigenous cultural groups from the region into Belize to create a melting pot of cultures. The holiday also commemorates the voyage taken by Christopher Columbus about 500 years ago in the New…


Celebrating Belizean Chocolate and Toledo Culture

On May 22 to 24, 2015, Toledo District will celebrate the Chocolate Festival of Belize, a unique event that showcases traditional and modern chocolate making procedures, chocolate inspired dishes and beverages, along with enticing cultural entertainment. Known as the unspoiled district in Belize, Toledo is a destination that features lush jungles, Maya temples, waterfalls, caves and offers excellent offshore cayes for superb snorkeling, scuba diving and…

lobsterfest in Placencia Belize

Placencia Lobster Festival 2015

The dates for the Placencia Lobster Fest have been set from June 19th – 21st 2015. The event offers a wealth of great entertainment and activities and is the ultimate foodie-haven festival in Belize with tons of local flavors sizzling to perfection. Placencia offers golden beaches and a warm “village type” atmosphere that will add to your vacation experience while you enjoy your delicious lobster…

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Discover Belizean Food

Belizean food is a mix of Caribbean, Mexican, African, Spanish, and Mayan culinary influences. Some of the top foods to eat in Belize are: rice and beans with stew chicken, salbutes, panades, bollos, conch fritters, tamales, fry jacks and seafood.