A charming and gorgeous Peninsula in Southern Belize, Placencia is an ideal vacation destination to do many fun things. Below are five fun activities that you can do when you are in Placencia: Explore Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary This is Belize’s most famous, and one of its biggest, protected areas – the huge swath of tropical forest became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984. Today it’s…
Etiquette Traveling to Belize can be an adventure, but keeping things pleasant and comfortable always makes for the most enjoyable trip. Brushing up on these basic tips below will help you get by better in Belize.
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Photo of the day: Lucky Boy at the Belize Zoo Today’s photo of the day is of Lucky Boy. Lucky Boy, was the young black jaguar that was rescued last year by the Belize Zoo. According to a newsletter that was put out by the Zoo Director, Lucky Boy is doing fine and is in great health.
If you want to get a sense of life in Belize, start by familiarizing yourself with some of its simple pleasures. There are a few highlights that will send you home saying, “Ah mi gat wahn gud guf taim” (I had a good time). The Jewel Belizeans frequently talk about “the Jewel.” They say, “Get yourself a piece of the Jewel.” Or, “When are you…
By Brian Major With the Caribbean dominated by hyperactive all-inclusive resorts, travelers to Belize—in Central America, but touting prime Caribbean-fronted coastline—can still go native. Touting a fairy-tale landscape of white-sand beaches, lush rain forests, and soaring mountains, virtually all activities are accessible from several fun and funky beachfront towns. Belize accommodations are upscale yet small-scale: the largest hotel has 120 rooms.
Belize’s sparse human population and its history of relatively low-key human impact have yielded a vast diversity of animal and plant species.
Sailors, if you’re looking for a challenge, we have it, with stiff winds, strong currents and the Belize Barrier Reef.
Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala, the tiny and eclectic country of Belize has become one of the most popular eco tourism destinations in Central America for the intrepid traveler.
The Black Howler Monkey, known as the “baboon” in Belize, is the largest monkey in Belize and one of the largest in the Americas. Throughout