Archive - November 2020

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Why your next vacation should be at an “Air B&B”-type property instead of a Hotel or Resort
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That cold November Rain
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Hall-O-Well, that was disappointing

Why your next vacation should be at an “Air B&B”-type property instead of a Hotel or Resort

Belize doesn’t have much in the way of chains or big brand hotels and this has opened the door to small, independent hoteliers and subsequently: a charm that is distinctly Belizean.

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That cold November Rain

Rain rain go away! I haven’t posted in ages because I’ve been a ball of anxiety over these late season hurricanes hitting us. 2020 has been a tough year for almost everyone, every where, and it’s no different in Belize. Children’s school years have been disrupted, jobs have been lost, businesses have been shuttered, residents have suffered illness. Then hurricanes in November, what the heck? Hurricane Eta hit us the first week of November and brought record-breaking rainfall. Unprecedented flooding ravaged parts of Belize, villages along rivers were…

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Hall-O-Well, that was disappointing

Does Belize even celebrate Halloween? Belize isn’t big on Halloween but with the ever increasing North American influence, the pagan holiday of costumes and candy has gained some traction over the years- mostly in tourist towns like San Pedro and Caye Caulker. Many adults that grew up on the mainland can’t remember ever celebrating Halloween as a child but it’s become fairly common for communities now to organize something. Placencia usually has a kids’ costume parade from the Point (the Municipal Pier) up the street and then over…

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