Belize

Belize

Tips for Fishing in Belize

August 25, 2014

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Tips for Fishing in Belize   Some fun facts for the complete novice if fishing in Belize is on your mind:   -       The Maya people were probably the first to discover the importance of fishing in Belize, particularly snapper and anchovies. -       Its true fish DO grow on trees. The shallow mangroves that make […]

Belizean Lobsterfest

June 17, 2014

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Belizean Lobsterfest   Belize is famous for its spiny lobster (called crayfish locally), whose harvest season begins annually on June 15th. This date also marks the celebration of all things lobster, including three festivals held in different Belizean communities. The beach towns of Caye Caulker and Placencia have traditionally had Lobsterfests, and in recent years, […]

Belizean Food

May 5, 2014

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Belize’s abundant cultural interaction makes for an incredible diversity of foods. As tourism has increased, so has the availability of international cuisine countrywide. While the mainstay of Belizean fare is undoubtedly stewed chicken, and rice and beans served with plantains, every region has at least one or two specialty based predominantly on its cultural heritage. […]

Belize: Land of Jump-Ups

February 28, 2014

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Belize: Land of Jump-Ups   Belizeans LOVE to party or “jump-up.” They look for any excuse for a social gathering and no excuse is off limits. There are even jump-ups in celebration of other “jump-ups.” No matter the month, if you are visiting Belize on vacation its likely that there will be some kind of celebration […]

Insider Tips to Belize

January 10, 2014

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Insider Tips to Belize 1. Think outside the box. May, September and October are some of the best months of the year for diving.  Fewer people visit and you are sure to find great deals on accommodation. 2. Put ”visit at least one Maya site” on your to do list.  There are sites in each […]