Belize’s sparse human population and its history of relatively low-key human impact have yielded a vast diversity of animal and plant species.
When we first started visiting Belize’s Placencia peninsula more than two decades ago, small towns here were no more than sleepy fishing villages. The only tourists were serious divers and fishermen. Today, things have changed.
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
The Seven Hills are one of 12 protected areas in the Maya Mountain Marine Corridor, an ecologically rich area encompassing more than 800,000 acres and stretching from the Maya Mountains out into the Caribbean.
If you’re in the planning phase for a vacation, Belize should be your destination for all the right reasons. Belize is situated in Central America, between Mexico and Guatemala; it’s beautiful and hugged by nature all around.
The tiny Central American country that is Belize is known for its UNESCO world heritage site, the great Belize Barrier Reef that happens to be the world’s second largest reef system in the world. Apart from that it was also listed as one of the world’s top happiest places by the Happy Planet Index. If you don’t already know what a Belize Vacation is like, here are 10 of many more reasons why you should visit this Caribbean paradise.
Photo of the day: Stunning Coral Reefs of South Water Caye, Belize!
Belize has some of the best dive sites in the Caribbean. Spanning the length of Belize is the 2nd biggest barrier reef in the world. In many other parts of the Caribbean the diving is around volcanic rock! The Belizean barrier reef boasts an incredible array of marine life making it one of the premier Caribbean destinations for diving and snorkelling.
Danny Michel brings a taste of Belize to folk fest with Garifuna Collective Having criss-crossed Canada and beyond for more than 20 years as a singer-songwriter, it’s not as if Danny Michel is a newbie when it comes to dealing with the headaches of touring. But the 42-year-old does sound legitimately frazzled on the phone from Vancouver, where he is taking a break from unravelling…