Officially known as the sport of bird watching but commonly known as “birding” to enthusiasts, the art of finding, watching, and recording birds in the wild is one of the fastest-growing hobbies on the planet. And, as experienced birders will tell you, once you start spotting, it’s really easy to “catch the bug” and
As a warm country with an incredibly diverse ecosystem, Belize is a natural haven for birds. The Audubon Society estimates that approximately 600 different bird species have been recorded in Belize.
If you’re like most world travelers, you probably plan your spring and summer vacations during the holiday season. As far as bang for your buck goes, Belize is one of the most underrated destinations in the Western Hemisphere. Here’s a brief sampling of some of the more compelling reasons to plan a Belize vacation in 2019. Wildlife Watching You’ll Never Forget Belize is legendary for its biodiversity and rugged countryside.
Don’t let anybody tell you that you will have to go to the Amazon to hang out in a primitive jungle. There’s a closer jungle and it is in Belize, just a short plane ride from major U.S. and Canada cities. It’s lush. And filled with all manner of things to see and do.
There’s arguably no place more beautiful on Earth than Belize, and that beauty isn’t merely skin deep. Belize is bursting at the seams with things to do, and you could keep coming for the rest of your life without ever running out of compelling new excuses for booking your visit. Belize has an incredibly
According to the American Psychological Association’s journal, both adults and kids benefit from visiting other cultures. It’s not just that all family members step outside their comfort zones, eat different foods and are exposed to different languages, but traveling abroad is linked to creativity, too. Travel to another society and tests prove it’s easier to
New Scientific Discoveries Unearthed in Belize Belize has been the focus of recent research that has unearthed new ways of understanding its early history. A team of earth scientists has concluded that the ancient Maya who lived in Belize died from a prolonged, 100-year drought. That conclusion comes from a new study of
Belize is completely different than all of its neighbors in Central America because English is the official language of Belize. All government communiques, road signs, and official documents in the country are written in English, but in practice, most residents of Belize speak Kriol as their first language. In addition, most Belizeans are fluent in two or more languages.
WestJet Magazine, the in-flight publication of WestJet Airlines, recently recommended visiting the rainforest in Belize. WestJet currently offers non-stop service from Toronto to Belize. In an article published on March 15, 2017, WestJet magazine described some of the many exciting things to do in the rainforest in Belize.
Who wants to spend those first precious hours holed up in a tourist class airline cabin when you could be making sure the hammock on your resort balcony is big enough for two? It only takes a couple of hours to get to Belize from North America; what’s more romantic than being rested and ready for love?