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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…

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You Should Definitely Visit Belize in September

Belize is a popular visitor destination in Central America, and there are amazing festivals, concerts, and celebrations held throughout the year. But September in Belize is truly special, as this month is when the locals turn out to celebrate their patriotic pride in their history and heritage. As many people head back to school or work in September, visiting Belize at this time of year…

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Plan the Perfect Adventure Honeymoon in Belize

The lovely Central American nation of Belize is fast becoming one of the most popular honeymoon and wedding destinations in the world. Just a few hours’ flying time from many major cities in the United States, Belize is a tropical paradise replete with sandy white beaches, crystal clear waters, and fabulous weather all year round. Ideal both for intimate elopements and honeymoons or large classical…

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Here is why you should add Belize to your bucket list

With More and More Flights to Belize, Now Is the Time to Visit! Belize is increasingly becoming one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. This small Central American country, the only nation in the region where English is the official language, offers visitors a panoply of exciting adventure destinations, unspoiled nature, and some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world….

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Dive & Snorkel The Southern Barrier Reef of Belize

For more than 40 years, divers and snorkeling enthusiasts from around the world have been coming to Belize. The lovely coastal waters of the Caribbean Sea and bright sandy sea floor offer unparalleled opportunities to see the rich variety of marine life in the area. Just a few miles offshore is the amazing Belize Barrier Reef, the second-largest coral reef in the world. Shallow waters,…

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Where to Stay in Placencia Belize

Belize is known for its natural beauty and the Placencia Peninsula in the southeast of the country is truly one of the most spectacular locations in the entire country. Affordable with a small-town friendliness, Placencia is a 16-mile long strip of land with the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea on one side and lovely tranquil mangrove-lined lagoons on the other. At the southern tip…

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Belize is an affordable and exciting retirement spot

Belize, Best Places to Retire Abroad With gorgeous weather all year round, beautiful nature to explore, affordable prices, a well-established expat community and a government that offers special incentives for retirees, Belize is rapidly becoming one of the most affordable and exciting retirement spots. The only country in the region where English is widely spoken and the official language, life is comfortable, familiar and safe…

Do Not Miss Belize’s Fabulous Chocolate Festival

2016 will mark the ninth annual Chocolate Festival in Punta Gorda, the capital of Belize’s southern Toledo District. Famed throughout the country and the world for the taste and quality of its cacao beans, Toledo District will celebrate everything chocolate between Friday, May 20, and Sunday, May 22. Visitors will be treated to a delicious spectrum of chocolate-based foods ranging from fantastic desserts to chocolate…