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[15 May 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Belize – 25. There are jaguar and tapir crossing signs on the highway: You never know when your next animal encounter will be.

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[13 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

This year’s Belize Tourism Expo, BETEX 2014, held May 7 to 12, highlighted the little country’s increasing range of tourism options and confirms Belize’s maturity as a world class travel destination, according the owners of the Lodge at Chaa Creek.

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[9 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

So the next time you come across a Belizean iguana sunning itself or diving into the water as your canoe passes we hope you’ll see more than just some lazy lizard lounging around, and appreciate that here is another example of nature’s marvellous ability to adapt and evolve. And when you consider that he or she is just one of hundreds of thousands of crucial components to Belize’s rainforest habitat, a habitat of amazing interdependence and diversity, we hope that you’ll share our sense of never ending excitement and appreciation for the sheer elegance of our natural world.

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[6 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

Big Cats of Belize: Five Beautiful Species

A little while back we did a piece on the international efforts to establish and maintain a green corridor running from Mexico down to Argentina to protect the region’s jaguar population, and some people registered surprise that Belize actually has a jaguar population. That population not only exists, but is hopefully growing today thanks to efforts from conservation groups such as Panthera and the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Well, we thought that if people were surprised …

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[30 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

There you go. People have their own favorites, but I don’t think there will be much argument over these 6 best foods that Belize has to offer. In the coming weeks we’ll be posting some more dishes and actual Belize cooking recipes, so that wherever you are in this world, you can enjoy the best of Belize at home. So stay tuned and happy dining!

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[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced two new all-inclusive packages that cater to young people with a fun nature learning adventure and to grandparents with a surf and turf Caribbean special.

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

With a temperature that doesn’t vary much month to month, and a landscape where green is always to be found, year round swimming and long pants usually a fashion statement more than a necessity, it’s hard to put a finger on why April in Belize seems so particularly wonderful.

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[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Yes, gone are the days when it was all swimsuit competitions and prancing around. Modern competitions look for knowledge and sophistication. So it is with some national pride that we announce that Belizean up-and-comer Jacinta Gomez won the annual University of South Florida Miss International Pageant this week.

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[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Enter the marine conservation organization “Blue Ventures” which is trying to create a market for the fish as a way to combat its negative effects on the reef. The conservation group is working on teaching fishermen how to catch and clean the species without getting stung with the right handling and processing techniques.

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[1 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

In a surprise move, Belize has been elected to the UN Security Council, and will be sharing an office with Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon, who requested the move “in order to work in close proximity with the Belizean advisors,” he said.

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[31 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]

A new trend in eco-tourism is rapidly growing in popularity – equestrian travel holidays seem to be the Next Big Thing in Belize, according to Natural History Centre manager Brion Young.

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

“Each year we see improvements t medical care in Belize that are keeping pace with population growth, the rise of ecotourism and the increase of people moving to Belize to retire, and this is great news.

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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

And who came in as number one? Belize’s Half Moon Caye, which is indeed one of the top dives in the country, and not far from the famous Blue Hole, probably the most iconic and certainly most photographed dive hole on the planet ever since being made popular by Jacques Cousteau’s Calypso documentary (go ahead, hit Google and see…).

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

There’s something about springtime that just make you want to get up a little earlier and do things, like maybe an early morning guided bird walk. Nature hikes or canoe ride. Or just enjoy that extra hour or so in bed.

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

You may remember back in August last year when we reported that the Travel Channel listed Belize as one of the top 10 happiest countries in the world? Well, it’s happened again, the time the March 18th edition of the Wall Street Cheat Sheet, an investor’s guide and lifestyle site e-zine, listing Belize as one of the world’s ten top happiest countries!

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

What country has the second largest reef in the World? The largest in the Western Hemisphere? The World’s largest atolls? Surprise, surprise, it’s that tiny Caribbean/Central American jewel, Belize.

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

“But at the end of the day it’s really all about what mum wants. Sometimes the pool beckons, or lounging around in a hammock with a good book surrounded by our tropical gardens seems like a perfect way to send the day,” Ms Fleming Bradley said.

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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here in Belize, the Irish immigrated in great numbers, and you’ll see many Irish surnames around the place. The Irish also took it upon themselves to build churches and schools, some of them excellent and attracting solid Irish professionals. No one doubts that Sacred Heart College, in San Ignacio for example, has produced some of Belize’s finest. Its alumni list reads like a who’s who of top achieving Belizeans.

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[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

These are the things we live for – we love what we do! And it is the best feeling to know that our guests leave happy and appreciate the hard work our team puts into creating truly unique Belize vacations from start to finish.

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Born on February 16 1869 and living a very interesting life until he passed away March 9th 1926 aboard his yacht anchored off Belize City, Henry Edward Ernest Victor Bliss, was an English traveller and adventurer who willed nearly two million Belize Dollars a trust fund for the benefit of the citizens of what was then the colony of British Honduras, now known and loved as Belize.