A Country With A Rich Cultural Heritage Exploring New Cultures Is the Best Part of Traveling. Whether having a friendly conversation or trying a local dish, you will be immersed in the various cultures! MAYA The Mayas that live in Belize today are descendants from one of three denominations – Kekchi, Yucatec, and Mopan Maya. … .Read More about People and Culture
A new option for culinary adventures with Belize Food Tours My busy schedule doesn’t always award me the time to experiment with new activities. Luckily, I received the most delightful invitation the other day. I was immediately drawn to the creative flair of the package that was sitting on my desk. A miniature cutting board … .Read More about A Delicious Time
Calling all Chocolate Lovers! Save the Date! This year makes the 13th anniversary for the Chocolate Festival. This three-day festival, held in Toledo, is a significant cultural event, in appreciation of the cocoa production in Belize. Cacao, also known as “Kakaw”, is regarded as the food of the gods, holding great cultural significance for the … .Read More about Belize Chocolate Festival 2020!
Whispering with cloud beings… A sprinkling from the skies at the Maya Temple of Lamanai. Hidden in the forest near Belize’s largest freshwater lagoon lies Lamanai, a monumental city of the distant past. Crafted by and credited to the great Maya civilization that once thrived here, this awe-inspiring architectural wonder is an attractive destination for … .Read More about The Ancient Maya Site of Lamanai
In December, the usual year-round 84 degrees can drop to high but cool 70s. The seasonal chill can be felt in the morning air as The Salvation Army bells ring through the streets. Cities and towns bustle with shoppers during the day while children hurry home from school with their candy canes in hand! If … .Read More about Spending the Holidays in Belize
Brief History of the Holiday November 19th is a public holiday in Belize. Set to commemorate the arrival of the Garifuna people to the country’s southern shores. In the 17th century, British and French slave traders brought Sub Saharan African slaves to the islands of the Lesser Antilles. There, those slaves intermarried with native Island … .Read More about Garifuna Settlement Day: A celebration of cultural resilience and human heritage.