Okay, call us name droppers, but we do like seeing Belize in the overseas press. And even better when it’s a mention in the majors. And, as our faithful readers know, we’re foodies with a capital F. Okay – make that Foodies, then…. So when we saw an article in the UK’s The Telegraph headlined … Read more
Belize’s Mennonites – Once Again, Belize’s Colorful Local Cultures Make International News! Our regular readers may wonder why, not being New Yorkers, we often quote the New York Times. Well, the answer is simple – we enjoy reading it, especially with our morning coffee, and every now and then we’ll find something about travel, or … Read more
Time flies when you’re helping to build a nation… Was it only sixty years ago that a Mennonite community left Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Belize? It was, and Belize is all the better for it. Have you eaten any chicken, or cheese, eggs, honey, beans, melons or corn in Belize, or drank any milk? … Read more
“It’s like déjà vu, all over again” -Yogi Berra A few years ago we covered a story about Maya artefacts from Belize going on a road show across the US of A, drawing and wowing large audiences wherever they went. Which doesn’t surprise because – call us biased – it’s a beautiful collection of striking … Read more
Belize is often called a “melting pot” of cultures, but this may be a bit of a misnomer. Belize culture is far better described as an elegant latticework of different peoples weaving around and between each other. The term melting pot is inaccurate because Belizeans don’t meld into one homogenous people, but stand out proudly, displaying … Read more
Discover the fascinating Cultures of Belize with this All Inclusive Vacation Join an in-depth, hands-on exploration of Belize’s vibrant cultures while enjoying a casually luxurious all-inclusive vacation that moves through inland jungles, picturesque villages, rolling farmland, the airy Mountain Pine Ridge and sandy Caribbean beaches in the learning adventure of a lifetime. “Ideally, travel broadens … Read more
The Garinagu – The Culture Capital of Belize! Belize is considered a “melting pot of cultures”. People of different skin tones, different languages, and people belonging to different ethnic groups live in harmony with one another in this tiny Central American country. Ethnic groups in Belize include the Creole, Mestizo, Maya, Garinagu, Asian, East Indian, … Read more
Belize’s Chaa Creek Picks Matea Cordova as Hostess of the Month Meet Matea Cordova, Who became Mata in Belize by the few that couldn’t pronounce her name, and eventually Martha by the Flemings, was born in Baha Vera Paz Guatemala. She moved to Peten in 1961 at age of 3 and grew up into a beautiful … Read more
Don’t fret about the possibilities of things to do with your family in Belize; the possibilities are endless. This lush historical and tropical country will leave you smiling from ear to ear with the sights, sounds and activities that it offers. If money is a concern, use some of these ideas to get the biggest bang for your buck. Remember, one U.S. dollar equals two Belize dollars, which essentially doubles your money as soon as you step off the plane. Connect with your family while exploring some of these adventures in and around Belize.
As Guardian reporter Shane D. Williams pointed out, this year’s parade reflected a growing sense of security and peace in Belize City, as with even with more marchers than ever before, there were no untoward incidents reported among the enthusiasm and partying that continued to build as the throng made its way from Memorial Park through a new, longer route through the city this year.