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We have now realised that traveling in Central America is for most tourists also synonymous of adventure experience tourism. Everywhere it’s possible to see always an adventure tour, and while we managed to mainly skip it in Belize as adventurous tourism is not on top of our list, we did not avoid it so much […]

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Now that we’ve entered Guatemala, we feel more we are in the real Central America, or also known as Latin America. Not that Belize doesn’t have a strong Spanish language and culture influence, but the English legacy, the slow pace, apparent order of things and the lack of population gives Belize a laid back feel […]

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I remember when I was a little girl, how I would accompany my mother to the weekly fair in my hometown. I loved the stroll because it was always a chance to see something new. I still remember the vendors shouting loudly their products and the women bargaining the prices with my mother. But the […]

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We stroll with some dificulty through the crowds in the food section of the market. Here, people come to buy fresh produce and to eat lunch from one of the many food stalls. We almost endulged in a smoky, greasy looking piece of pork meat but decided to look for something a bit healthier.   […]

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Rum Belize is part of Central America but its coast is on the Caribbean sea, so Rum is entrenched in its alcohol habits since ever. It’s not that it jumps to your eyes everywhere like in Jamaica, but you will easily find it and with very affordable prices. Belize Rum Industry nowadays is dominated by […]

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Who ever plans to visit Guatemala for sure puts the Maya ruins at Tikal National Park on top of the wish list. But why? What’s so fascinating about this place that shadows the other numerous ruins in Belize and Guatemala? I need to first explain a bit about the historic importance of Tikal so that […]

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Belize is considered an expensive country for Latin America standards, it has luxury tourism specially based on the paradise islands with diving resorts that had put Belize on the traveling map. It has also a growing inland tourism market as we could experience directly that is attracting the cruise liners which has brought the prices […]

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It’s easy for us to choose the most spectacular activity (adrenaline wise at least) we did in Belize, specially because we did not do the Blue Hole dive: the Cave of Actun Tunichil Muknal. Caves are for the Maya sacred places, like most of the religions have churches and synagogues, Mayan saw the caves as […]

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Unpretentious like its name, Pasta per Caso (literally meaning “pasta by chance”) is a small italian trattoria, selling a simple menu and offering a petite and very cozy outside dinning area. There’s just a few seats, 12 in total, and the place gets full easily, which means you will eat side by side with other […]

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It’s no surprise that people as general behaviour try to find things in common to connect, to ease the interaction, to feed or fill the gaps. And we also know that sports is probably the most used ice breaker,  having worked behind the bar for some years I know how many times I’ve used and […]

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