Got the Blues? Banish Them On This Lush Private Island Belize Resort

You don’t have to explore the English language at length to realize that the lexicon can be confusing. Consider the phrase, “I’m feeling blue.” Color theorists say that blue shouldn’t describe a bad mood since this hue has a positive, soothing impact on mind and body. Blue triggers tranquility, calmness, and serenity in the brain […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scuba Diving in Belize

Is 2024 the year you finally make good on your promise to learn to scuba dive? Good for you. To get started, you’ll want to know that while the capitalized name of this popular aquatic sport is SCUBA (an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus), it’s perfectly acceptable to use lowercase letters, according to many […]

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The Ultimate Castaway Experience: Embrace Island Life in Belize

Actor Tom Hanks, cast as the FedEx executive in the award-winning movie Castaway, was required to grow a beard, tone his body, and get up close and personal with a volleyball he named Wilson during the two-plus hour production that inspired movie goers in 2001. As the sole survivor of a plane crash, he was […]

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This Belize Island Vacation Offers You Sustainability and Laid-Back Luxury

Few travel resources are as trustworthy as Frommer’s, so when the publication chose Belize as an editorial focus on sustainable travel, plenty of tourists took notice. What is sustainable travel? “Sustainable tourism is conscientious travel,” say, editors, where the environment is prioritized, and host communities are highly respected. Also called ecotourism and ethical tourism, this […]

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Island-Fresh Flavors: Gourmet Dining at Belize’s Coco Plum Resort

The University of South Florida’s culinary programs recognize a thriving travel trend when they see it, and if you consider yourself a gourmand, you may not even realize that you’re participating in a delicious type of travel. Food tourism is hot! Not only do folks who love to sample the cuisines of other nations benefit […]

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Spring Forward to a Romantic Island Escape in Belize

If you’re still feeling the warm glow of Valentine’s Day and don’t want that feeling of euphoria to go away, keep this in mind: Spring is just around the corner and that means love will be in the air. There are biological reasons springtime love is so powerful, and if you’re hopelessly infatuated, you can […]

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The Culture and Beauty of Belize

Belize’s culture is particularly fascinating due to deep roots originating in the nation’s populace which includes African, European, Caribbean, Asian, and other ethnicities. These are just a few of the cultural components that distinguish Belize from all other nations. Belize’s food: Prepare your taste buds for an exotic amalgam of foods originating throughout the globe. […]

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A Stay at Belize’s Coco Plum Island Resort Will Suit You to a T!

Were you a fan of the award-winning TV show Cheers where “everybody knows your name” according to the show’s theme song? This perennial NBC favorite ran for 11 seasons, “ranking in the top 10 of the year-end Nielsen ratings seven times,” according to Britannica. Avid fans never missed peeking into the fictional Boston pub, where […]

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Summertime is on the Horizon. Embrace the Great Outdoors in Belize!

Ira Gershwin is perhaps one of the most legendary lyricists America ever produced. He had a bead on the emotional pulse of people of all ages, so when he put pen to paper (there were no computers back in the day!) and drafted lyrics for the song Summertime, listeners not only heard every word but […]

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Start Your 2024 Fall Belize Island Getaway Planning Right Now

Can you begin planning a vacation too early? Not if you’re a smart, savvy traveler, wrote Emma Sparks for the Lonely Planet website. There are too many advantages to giving yourself lots of lead time, especially if your destination is the Caribbean where resort rooms fill fast as North American temperatures dip. When the opportunity […]

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