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Posts By: Janelle Cowo

Celebrate Belize during September Celebrations

It’s September, and every Belizean (at home or abroad) is feeling extra patriotic. With two of our most honored national holidays, September is Belize’s month – it’s time to celebrate our little jewel by the Caribbean Sea.

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An island classic: Fisherman’s BBQ

‘What is fisherman’s BBQ?’ one may ask. It’s a medley of yummy seafood, basically whatever is caught during a day out at sea, grilled to perfection along with the Belizean holy trinity of vegetables – tomatoes, green peppers, and onion.

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Summer is a Beach Blast!

Boat… beach… picnic… the words I yearn to hear. Why stay on land, when the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea beckon me to come and enjoy its rhythmic waves? Include a group of friends and family, with some food and drinks into your plans, and then you have a beach picnic as well!

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Corn – A staple on Belizean Tables!

From simple corn tortillas to tamales and tamalitos, we love corn. We even consume it in traditional drinks such as atole and pozole. Not only is corn a staple in the Belizean diet, but its cultural significance is a major source of pride.

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Chamoyadas: Satisfying those sweet and spicy taste buds!

Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, we always want more for our food. In fact, even our snacks are EXTRA. One of my favorites that has that explosive taste is the Chamoyada – a sweet and spicy blended fruit and ice concoction topped with more seasonal fruit and spices.

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Adventures at Sea with Xsite Belize!

One of their unique and fun trips is their Live Aboard Sailing Charters – overnight sailing, camping at one of Belize’s most beautiful atolls, snorkeling or diving along the second largest Barrier Reef in the world and even fishing!

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Spending Easter in Belize: Fun for everyone!

The four day holiday begins on Good Friday (April 19th) and runs through Easter Monday (April 22nd), giving vacationers ample time to enjoy the best Belize has to offer. From beach parties to cultural and religious events, Easter in Belize has something for everyone!

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Sweet Oranges are a Belizean Pride!

Along the Hummingbird Highway and through the Southern Highway, lies an area called the Stann Creek Valley. Nestled between breathtaking mountainous terrains, this patch of land is known to be the most fertile in the country. It is here that you find the heart of one of Belize’s main contributors to the agriculture industry, the citrus farms.

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Making Tamales: It’s a family affair

Growing up in a Mestizo household, these pockets of masa filled with chicken, k’ol and some veggies were a favorite for many special occasions, from birthdays to New Year’s parties.

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