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Posts By: Mary Gonzalez

Cool down with a classic: PALETAS!

If you’re looking to create something tropically delicious, we have one tried and true recipe that uses familiar, easy-to-access ingredients. We present to you, the Key Lime Pie Popsicles!

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A Taste of Nature: Gaïa Riverlodge serves up fresh eats

Every meal we ate at Gaïa during our three-night stay was full of flavor and bright with fresh vegetables and fruits. From a platter of fresh fruit to start off breakfast, with a side of gorgeous, fresh-squeezed orange juice, to some of the crunchiest, tastiest sautéed vegetables accompanying our meats and starches, we were in foodie heaven.

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Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge is here!

March 9th is the official holiday, so whichever Friday or Monday is closest is the Public and Bank Holiday, making for a nice long weekend for spectators, participants, sponsors and last-minute enthusiasts to flock to one of the many observation posts to catch teams paddling the Macal River and into the Belize River in what is considered the most grueling canoe race in Belize.

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Sweet Potato Pudding – an unexpected treat for the holidays!

Possibly my favorite treat, especially around the holidays, is the Sweet Potato Pudding. Ground sweet potatoes (purple skinned with starchy white flesh), freshly grated ginger, some thick, creamy coconut milk, and brown sugar to enhance the sweet potato are all mixed and placed in a pan to bake till it’s a gorgeous dark hue.

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Cave Tubing and Zip Lining – it’s a VITAL tour!

Cavetubing.bz provides a day’s worth of fun in the Cayo District of Belize: swinging through treetops then floating downriver through a cave system using only air filled tubes is all in a day’s ‘work’ in Belize! Zip lining and Cave Tubing are must-do adventures.

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Belizean Folktales: El Cadejo

Belizean Folktales are often full of lessons, taught to children via the stories of the classic Tata Duende, Xtabai, Llorona and more. The story of the Cadejo is interpreted in many ways, focusing on choices that can mean success or failure.

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