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Where do our Lobster Fishermen go during Closed Season?

Every February 15th, I get to wondering what lobster fishermen get up to during the closed season. From June 15th to February 14th, they have been working their traps and heading out to check on their catch, cleaning and selling them for our consumption and for export.

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Adventurous firsts: Exploring Santa Rita

As a travel aficionado, I have been eager to take my little one on adventures across Belize since the day she was born. Now 19 months old, Inori is finally ready to take off with momma and explore her little country.

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A February of Love and Celebration!

We have officially kissed the New Year goodbye and are now embracing 2020’s exciting happenings. February has much to offer, not only is it the month of love but also signals the arrival of El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro!

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Reel fun fishing in Belize…so many ways!

“Gone fishing,” is a phrase often heard across Belize. Who can blame us when the beautiful and bountiful Caribbean Sea is at our doorsteps?! Whether you are looking to catch the big one for dinner or want to have some fun out at sea, fishing in Belize is a must.

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A Belizean Care Package: What do your taste buds miss the most from Belize?

While I love traveling, I have never considered moving away from my homeland. I can’t see myself living anywhere but Belize – there is just too much that I love from our little Caribbean jewel. I often ask friends who have moved to a different country or are studying abroad what they miss the most about living in Belize, and while the first answer is almost always family, what often follows is food.

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Belizean Smiles: Frank Varma

Visitors often tell us that their favorite part of Belize is her people. They talk about how friendly and open Belizeans are, welcoming them warmly to our shores and showing them the absolute best of Belize. With that in mind, we present to you some of those friendly favorites.
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The Head Chef at Rain Restaurant and Rooftop Terrace, Frank is a young, passionate member of the Belizean Culinary World.

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Comfort food at its best at Island Wonder kitchen + bar

Imagine dining on a comforting meal while sipping a mimosa and ending it off with a little sweet treat – sounds like just the right meal, wouldn’t you say? Recently, our adventures in dining led us to Island Wonder kitchen + bar, the newest restaurant on Coconut Drive here in San Pedro Town.

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Flying to and around Belize

When the New Year hits, we often find ourselves making plans and promises – resolutions if you will. It seems the biggest one is to ‘Travel More,’ and we agree! Even here in Belize, we promise to get out and explore more of what the jewel has to offer.

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The Three Seasons of Belize

In early October, our friend (and scientist extraordinaire) Valentine Rosado lamented that in the last month of our rainy season, we were already getting our first “Norte” in Belize.

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Tasting the unique Mechado

For a country so underpopulated, it’s surprising how varied its cuisine is. It’s also fun to discover a dish you’ve never heard of! That is the great thing about Belize though: she’s small enough that you could find yourself in a familiar kitchen being served a bowl of deliciousness like Mechado.

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