The Belize Zoo

You probably don’t think a zoo is your type of attraction or fun, but I’m willing to bet that you’ll change your mind once you see Belize’s small yet fun and informative zoo. Stretching across 29 acres of savannah, just outside Belize City, the zoo is home to over 100 animals, all of which are […]

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December 8, 2014 by
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The Marco Gonzalez Maya Site in San Pedro

Thousands of years ago, some 20,000 Maya traders lived on the island of Ambergris Caye. And although there are around 18 Mayan sites that are known of on the island, so far only Marco Gonzalez has achieved the status of an archeological reserve and is open for tourist visits.

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November 11, 2014 by
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Cheap Eats in San Pedro

As blessed as it is with fine dining, San Pedro offers equally tasty and affordable meals and on-the-go snacks. If you’re a Latin food lover, in particular, you’ll find your bliss at one of these local mom and pop and roadside restaurants.

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September 15, 2014 by
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Best Bars in Belize City

If you’re in Belize City for the night and you’re not sure where to have a drink and a safe time out after a day out exploring the city’s sights, you’ll be pleased to know that there are quite a few options.

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August 18, 2014 by
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What Not to Miss at San Pedro Lobsterfest

Belize’s three Lobster festivals – held throughout the month of June in San Pedro, Caye Caulker and Placencia – each have their own special events and festivities. And given their growing popularity over the years, it’s never too early to start planning for next year. Here’s what not to miss at San Pedro’s Lobsterfest – the […]

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July 21, 2014 by
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How to Get Around Belize City

Although Belize City is no longer the administrative capital of Belize, it’s still the country’s primary transportation hub and the number one urban center for Belizeans. In a previous post, I mentioned what to explore in the city and why it’s worthwhile, while taking precautions by sticking to the main sights in town. Whether spending […]

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June 15, 2014 by
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Romantic Dining on Ambergris Caye

The star of Belize’s fine dining scene, Ambergris Caye offers numerous options for couples looking for a romantic, quiet meal out under the stars. My best picks include: Casa Picasso Still a relatively well-kept secret, this charming dining establishment “where the fabulous dine artfully” is set inside a villa turned restaurant, in a quiet residential […]

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May 17, 2014 by
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Best Day Trips from San Ignacio

Xunantunich Maya Site Belize

One of the best districts in Belize for outdoor adventure, there’s more than enough to do in and around the area of Cayo and San Ignacio. Here are my four picks for a good dose of adrenaline and rainforest fun. Cave Tubing  Belize’s signature activity, cave tubing is a memorable and fun experience. Hop in […]

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April 15, 2014 by
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Where to Stay in Belize City

Belize City

Flying into Belize often means landing in Belize City. While some travelers head straight to their end destination in Belize, others stay in the city for a night, giving themselves time to rest and visit nearby attractions like the Belize Zoo or the Baboon Sanctuary. Here are my three hotel picks for the city.

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March 31, 2014 by
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Diving at Turneffe Atoll

Wildlife While Diving

Located approximately 30 miles east of Belize City, 30-mile long Turneffe Atoll-one of two coral atolls located off the north coast Belize-is home to some of Belize’s top diving and fishing spots.

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March 3, 2014 by
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