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…

Placencia Belize Itinerary

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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Top 10 Tourist Attractions In Placencia Belize

Do you love Top 10 lists? You should. Top 10 lists save time and money and which vacationer doesn’t want more of both while visiting Placencia Belize? When Moneywatch reporter Steve Tobak tried to explain why people love Top 10 lists, viewers argued that it’s a fad. But 10 years later, top 10 lists remain hot. “Followers can’t retweet them fast enough,” Tobak adds. Is…

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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:…

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,…

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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…

January Belize Vacations

Yes, You Can Afford a January Belize Vacation!

Who can afford a Belize vacation in January? That would be you. But if you don’t act fast, you could miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity. Even novice travelers know that with winter snows and year-end holidays, Caribbean resorts tend to raise their rates. It’s understandable. Folks from around the world are desperate to escape winter, so they travel south while the rest of us…