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Belize Blue Hole

October 30th, 2018
  In 1971, the famous French marine biologist and explorer Jacques Cousteau put Belize in the world's spotlight when he declared that the Belize Blue Hole, a mysterious natural phenomenon located some 40 miles (65 km) off the mainland, was on...
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October 29th, 2018
Although winter might be the season for snow, scarves, and mittens in North America, "winter" means plenty of sunshine and balmy temperatures in Belize. Winter is the perfect time to visit this gem of a nation where more than a third of the land ...
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October 29th, 2018
The Hummingbird Highway is, perhaps, the most iconic and beautiful road in Belize. Completely paved in 1994, the Hummingbird Highway is the major artery that connects Belmopan in central Belize to Dangriga on the southeastern coast. As such, it i...
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Placencia Belize Airport - What You Need to Know

October 24th, 2018
Strictly speaking, Placencia's airport is an airstrip. Located just three miles (five kilometers) from Placencia Village at the southern end of the peninsula, the Placencia Airport (code: PLJ) receives several flights from Tropic Air and Maya Isl...
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October 23rd, 2018
Barefoot Rentals and Services, a locally owned and operated company based in beautiful Placencia, Belize, is famous for its wide variety of vehicle rentals. Besides late-model cars fully equipped for navigating the highways and byways of Belize, ...
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October 20th, 2018
Getting to Placencia The Philip Goldson International Airport is located in Ladyville, approximately nine miles north of Belize City. Often referred to as the "international airport" or the "Belize City" airport, the Philip Goldson airport is wher...
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October 17th, 2018
The British travel magazine Wanderlust recently published an article on some of the greatest wildlife experiences on land and sea in Belize. The article discussed just a tiny selection from the wide range of interesting marine and land animals th...
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October 10th, 2018
While the presence of the ancient Maya civilization in the area now known as Belize is well-known, anthropologists are continuing to learn more about this enigmatic people. Recently, anthropologists made a fascinating discovery that revealed more...
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TIDE Conservation Festival in Belize

October 9th, 2018
If you are planning a trip to Belize in October, make plans to attend the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) Conservation Festival.  This festival’s roots date back to 1997 when the Belize Centre for Environmental S...
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October 8th, 2018
If you close your eyes and imagine being castaway on a beautiful tropical island, chances are, you're picturing what the real Silk Cayes look like. Located on the outer region of the Belize Barrier Reef, the second-largest barrier reef in the ...
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