Belize knows what puts food on tourism’s table

Belize’s bounty of fresh, succulent seafood is undoubtedly included on every visitor’s must-do list, right alongside snorkeling, diving, fishing, caving or Mayan ruin touring. Tourists’ infatuation with food from the blue Carib does not swim past the attention of Belize citizens or their merchants. Three festivals revolve around the lobster; conch ceviche is as stapled into…

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Nature’s underworld easily explored

Though many cannot, understandably, get their eyes or hind-ends off the great blue Caribbean Sea when in Belize, there is a much less publicized yet well known aquatic endeavor that exposes the other side of Belize—its lush subtropical rainforests and mysterious, cavernous streams. Cave tubing is an easily accessible activity that draws locals, tourists staying…

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Sweater weather? Sometimes

There are many preconceptions and misconceptions about Belize when it comes to its sub-tropical weather. For instance, how many know that though we are sub-tropical, ice balls in the form of hail have fallen from the sky? How many are aware that on the coast, where most tourists vacation, temperatures have dipped into the high-50s…

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