Languages of Belize

What language is spoken in Belize?

No history of Belize would be complete without reaching deeply into the nation’s roots to find the fascinating history of Belize languages that began with a surprisingly sophisticated tongue spoken by its earliest inhabitants: the Maya. These indigenous people spoke and wrote in a dialect that disappeared when the culture vanished around 1,000 years ago. As foreign conquerors arrived from Spain and settled in the…

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The Perfect 4 Day Itinerary For Placencia Belize

Stressed? Overwhelmed? Need a break to right your emotional ship but you’ve only got a few days? If ever there was a time to make Belize travel plans, this is it. Jonathan Alpert did his homework before writing an article for Inc. magazine that extols the virtues of short vacations over long ones. “Take short and frequent trips rather than long vacations to get away…

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Placencia Belize: Best Place To Visit This Summer

Crowds have vanished. Rates have dropped. Belize’s current hot spot, Placencia, stands ready to welcome visitors. Don’t settle for an ordinary summer vacation when you can have an exceptional one! Heading to Central America for summer vacation used to be a laborious affair. You needed a trunk of clothing, a ton of bug spray and a Spanish translation guide that rarely did the trick. Happily,…

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The Best Vacation Spot in Belize for Relaxing

If you thought visiting Mecca required a ticket to Saudi Arabia, we’ve got news: Mecca is a couple of hours away by plane and there’s no other place like it in the Western hemisphere. U.S. cities named Mecca are found in California, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas, according to Geotarget.com. But there’s another mecca you should know about and it’s located in Belize:…

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Top Reasons to Visit Belize for Spring Break

Why Students Can’t Get Enough Spring Break Fun in Belize Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. offers suggestions to parents who freak-out when “spring break” is on the horizon because they worry the kids will get in trouble. Does that describe you? Dr. Cohan recommends discussing all daunting topics long before the time comes to leave for spring break–from peer pressure to binge drinking. But she doesn’t…

Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

The 2020 Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival

How important are arts and music festivals? Georgia Southern University Masters candidate Kimberly F. Rudolph wrote her honors thesis on the topic. Art festivals, she discovered, are more than excuses to shop. They’re unifying, too! According to Rudolph’s research, art and music festivals are community-building events that bring like-minded people together, so even if our politics and opinions are diverse, when we share entertainment experiences,…

Valentines in Belize

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Placencia Belize Takes Romance to New Heights

National Public Radio’s Arnie Seipel was assigned the job of researching Valentine’s Day and what he found will make you glad you can make your own romantic vacation plans in 2020! Historical records prove that Roman men celebrated Valentine’s Day by sacrificing animals and then spanking women with animal hides. They participated in matchmaking lotteries where men drew the names of women from jars, at…

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Forget the Therapist: Visit Placencia Belize Beaches in 2020 Instead

According to GoodTherapy.Org, a single session with a psychologist costs between $100 and $200 per hour. Why not spend the same amount of money on a beach where you’ll be too relaxed to get uptight? “Inc. Magazine” has been giving business professionals and entrepreneurs advice, tracking trends and recognizing business innovation since 1979 when MIT-trained mechanical engineer Bernie Goldhirsh launched his publication. But for dedicated…

Belize Romantic Vacations 2020

How to Nurture Your Love Life? A Romantic Belize Vacation!

  When anthropologist Helen Fisher researched the best ways to keep love alive, she joined other social scientists in prescribing healthy doses of alone time during romantic vacations. Dr. Helen Fisher didn’t set off for the South Seas islands like Margaret Mead when she committed her practice to studying more contemporary topics. One of the most delightful projects she undertook was researching romance and her…