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Start Packing for a Belize Tropical Holiday That’s Fun, Safe — and Soon!

There probably won’t be any marching bands, drummers or dancers on hand when the Belize International Airport finally re-opens on October 1, 2020, but for tourists eager to take the relatively short flight to reach a place that’s tranquil, relaxing and where everyone speaks English, those festivities won’t be missed! While the airport won’t be set up exactly as it was before the Covid-19 arrived…

A Belize Vacation Near The Water Is Good For Your Brain

Why A Belize Vacation Near The Water Is Actually Good For Your Brain

Mind if we ask a personal question? What color is your brain? This is no silly query, says marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols whose research into the human mind is unique and unprecedented. It has become his mission to share results of his study, proving that keeping the brain happy and healthy is as easy as developing “a blue mind.” Before you call this theory…

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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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Fall in Love All Over Again at Laru Beya in Placencia Belize

Family therapists Sally and John Connolly know a thing or two about the benefits of leaving familiar surroundings behind and taking romantic vacations to keep their relationship healthy and happy. In fact, Sally likes to quote Dr. John Gottman, the University of Washington researcher, whose focus is on relationships: “It is easy to find things to like [about each other] while on a vacation,” even…