How much do you know about Belize? Little? None? Get a load of these fun and interesting facts about Belize! Have you ever wondered how the Country got its name “Belize”? If you were to ask any Belizean, they would say that Belize was once known as “British Honduras”, and officially changed to “Belize” in 1973. Although the history is unclear, there are two possible origins. The Maya’s for example were the first settlers in
Like most trips, packing is the most painful process, atleast for me! Like, cant we just leave already? Even though I don’t enjoy it, there are specific stuff I need when traveling to the beach! My tiny list includes: a hat, beach towel, sun screen, bug spray, swimming trunks, flipflops, shorts, tank tops and a few other personal items. There are two ways to travel to San Pedro, Ambergris caye. Tropic Air and Maya Island
Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport The Philip Goldson International Airport is Belize’s only international airport located 10 miles from Belize City in Ladyville, Belize District. It is owned by the Government of Belize and Belize Airports Authority, and operated by the Belize Airport Concession Company Limited under a Concession Agreement. The airport was originally built in 1943, when a 5,000 feet asphalt runway, a taxiway and a small apron were constructed. A terminal building was
Shuttle service is cheaper than taking an airplane Catch a cab only when necessary All business closes at 9pm, except for local pubs Only eat street food if it’s steaming hot or straight off the grill Fast food restaurants are perfect for your budget Don’t forget to treat yourself at a Gourmet Restaurant ( at least once) All Belizean food is fresh and rich with flavor Ask for Rice and Beans with Stew chicken and
Every Year, Hundreds of Fly Fishers find their way to the most exclusive tidal flats, lagoons, rivers and seas. Chasing tails around the world is one thing, but doing it in Belize is a whole new experience. Belize offers a world class sport on the bucket list for anglers everywhere. Hundreds of fly fishers make their way to Belize every year to achieve “The Grand Slam”.
Most people see traveling as a way to get out of the office, while a wanderlust traveler sees it as a lifestyle. Everyone enjoys taking time away from normal life to explore the unknown-especially if it’s on a budget. Belize, Central America offers a mixture of Jungle, Island and Coastal Adventures. Let’s take a look at Belize Bucket List Destinations:
Being a born Belizean, I have so much memories of Placencia. My first trip was when I was 5 years old. Placencia was yet a developing fishing village-small stores, a couple hotels, unpaved roads and a handful of tourists. Twenty years later! Placencia flourishes with local and international cuisine, luxury Resorts and Hotels, budget hotels, Art Galleries, Supermarkets…. and the list goes on…. Breakfast on the Beach Waking up to greet the sunrise in the
Every year, over 100 million people across the Globe search for places to travel and immediately start saving. Some plan a trip with their family or friends, while others prefer to travel solo. Nevertheless, the search begins. When traveling to a destination for the first time, everyone dreams of how the places might look and how much fun they would have. They even plan an itinerary and read reviews about places to eat, places to
Birding in Belize is both thrilling and exciting. Being a subtropical country, Belize hosts many colorful and unique birds. There are over 600 different types of birds in Belize! It’s no strange thing to wake up to the singing of birds outside your window. As a matter of fact, some birds sing up to 20 different tunes at a time. Let’s take a look at some of the amazing birds of Belize!