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An Islanders Favourite After School Activity

An Islanders Favourite Sport Activity

Icon February 15, 2017 - 08:55

One of the most popular sport on the island is Football. After a long day of work or school there is nothing better for some islanders than a good sports match to kick up the adrenaline and put in some exercise to stay healthy. Read more »

Sports Fishing in Belize Does Not Get Any Better

Sports Fishing in Belize Does Not Get Any Better

Icon February 8, 2017 - 10:07

Here's a beauty for you! Local fisherman/guide, Carlos 'Ketchu' Marin, boasts a gorgeous Permit during one of this sports fishing expeditions. Belize is known for its excellent salt water flats ideal for grand slam sports fishing to include all three bonefish, permit and tarpon. Read more »

Paletas - A Favorite Belizean Treat.Headline: Paletas - A Favorite Bel

Paletas - A Favorite Belizean Treat.

Icon January 30, 2017 - 13:26

Everyone needs an afternoon snack, especially after a long day at school and during those hot tropical days. What better place than Las Palates where you can find a treat from almost any flavor and its made from real fruit by local resident Regina Sansores. YUM! Feel free to stop by for one anytime! -Photo by: Ilda Guerrero Read more »

Island Life: I Need A Ride

Island Life: I Need A Ride

Icon January 23, 2017 - 13:05

We live on an tropical island where it is sunny all year round, some days more than others. With this hot weather no one wants to be walking around, even less if you have to push a wheelbarrow. Empty or not, it's hard work. Getting a ride on the island is not difficult; thanks to frienldy islanders one doesn't need to walk. Wonder where this guy was headed to - maybe to work? Read more »

Cold Front and Beautiful Sunsets

Cold Front and Beautiful Sunsets

Icon January 9, 2017 - 10:39

It may not look like it, but it's chilly in Belize. A cold front made its way across the country on Sunday, sending everyone into their storage room looking for warm clothes. With Christmas already gone, no one was expecting it to get this cold in January - it's about 70 degrees. Read more »

Santa Claus Kite surfing in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

What is Santa Claus Up to In Belize?

Icon December 19, 2016 - 13:59

What does Santa Claus do while in Belize? He looks for adventure!!! He might be getting in shape for all the work he needs to get done on Christmas Eve. One thing for sure, Santa is having loads of fun! Read more »

Paddle Boarding with Man's Best Friend

Paddle Boarding with Man's Best Friend

Icon December 9, 2016 - 15:04

Dogs dig, run and frolic on the beach, swim in the sea and chase cats up coconut trees, but who's to say that they cannot jump on a paddle board and have a great time on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Here is one happy dog enjoying a relaxing time while admiring the clear waters around it. Its owner doing all the hard work. Read more »

Happy Dolphins Make for Happy Diving in Belize

Happy Dolphins Make for Happy Diving in Belize

Icon October 27, 2016 - 11:48

It doesn't matter how many times you've seen one or if you've seen one at all, the moment your eyes catch a glimpse of a dolphin your heart rate goes up and so does you happiness level. These mammals are a precious part of our unique marine environment and it is our duty to love and protect them. Read more »

Crocodile Goes on Golf Cart Ride

Crocodile Goes on Golf Cart Ride

Icon October 7, 2016 - 11:39

Island Problems - Living in and around the mangrove forests that comprise a majority of the island's topography, it is not that strange to encounter wild creatures such as the salt water crocodile that in habit Ambergris Caye. On her way to work, local island resident Melody Wolfe encountered this scene just across the Boca del Rio Bridge. Read more »

Helicopter Ride with Grandpa Mayor Danny

Helicopter Ride with Mayor Danny aka Grandpa

Icon September 23, 2016 - 09:29

So do you want to know who was responsible for dispersing all that candy from the 'Flying Piñata' high above San Pedro's Central Park after the Independence Day parade? Mayor Daniel Guerrero was assisted by his grandson Daniel Martin who boasts this big smile as he boarded Astrum Helicopter. Read more »

Titans Mas Band Take King & Queen of Carnival Titles

Titans Mas Band Takes King & Queen of Belize Carnival Titles

Icon September 7, 2016 - 09:00

The King and Queen of Belize Carnival were selected over the weekend as September Celebrations in Belize kick up in high gear. The main attraction of the month-long celebrations is, of course, the Belize City Carnival Road March Parade that will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Read more »

Manacing Storm Cloud over Ambergris Caye

Menacing Storm Cloud Over Ambergris Caye

Icon August 31, 2016 - 09:40

You would think that this storm cloud would have brought a torrential downpour on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye; well, islanders just got a slight drizzle from it. The menacing and creepy-looking wall cloud looked like something out of a sci-fi movie as it moved over the island on Tuesday, August 30. Belizeans are not used to seeing such sites of nature, they are very rare. Read more »

Is There Such a Things as the Perfect Sunset?

Is There Such a Things as the Perfect Sunset?

Icon August 24, 2016 - 13:36

I love sunrises more than sunsets, but every now and then I want to change my mind. When I think I have taken a picture of the best sunrise, there comes along a sunset to match its magnificence. Read more »

Mondays Are Better in Belize

Mondays Are Better in Belize

Icon August 1, 2016 - 11:04

Monday always gets a bad rap - the weekend is over and it's the start of a long week of work. But Pelagic Girl confirms that 'Mondays are Better in Belize' in this post on their Instagram Profile. What do you guys think of Mondays in Belize? #FishingBelize #Fish #GoneFishing Read more »

Wild Underwater Adventures in Belize

Wild Underwater Encounters in Belize

Icon July 18, 2016 - 16:26

"Chill with my boy Crush, giving me some fin," says Josh Nuñez who loves to explore the undewater magnificence of the Barrier Reef of Belize. He is notorious for his wild and fun images with his GoPro camera when he goes out at sea on the job. This week he had a very cool and close encounter with a sea turtle at the Mexico Rocks dive site off Ambergris Caye, Belize. Read more »

Stunning Pictures of Belize by Photographer Ravi Vora

Stunning Pictures of Belize by Photographer Ravi Vora

Icon July 14, 2016 - 08:12

Los Angeles based commercial and travel photographer Ravi Vora displays stunning images of Belize while he vacationed around the country to celebrate his girlfriends birthday. On his Instagram account, Ravi posts beautiful images that he captured while visiting, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and Mainland Cayo district. Here are some of the ones we really liked: Read more »

Into the Deep Blue Hole of Belize

Into the Deep Blue Hole of Belize

Icon July 4, 2016 - 01:02

Finnish photographer and video communications expert Viljami Väisänen is currently enjoying his student exchange and travels in Central and South America. We share his Instagram post as he recently went diving the Great Blue Hole of Belize. Read more »

Lobsters Just Wanna Have Fun, Lobster Crawl, San Pedro Lobsterfest 2016

Lobsters Just Wanna Have Fun

Icon June 21, 2016 - 11:59

The San Pedro Lobsterfest, Lobster Crawl made its way to The Dive Bar on Sunday, June 19, 2016 on North Ambergris Caye. Attendees were partying like "LobSTARS" and even the lobsters came out to play. There is plenty of food and fun activities scheduled this week, leading up to the main Lobsterfest Block Party on Saturday, June 25. Read more »

Jack’s Story - Shark Water, Save the Sharks, San Pedro, Belize

Jack’s Story - Shark Water

Icon June 14, 2016 - 16:03

Our Picture of the Week is actually a Video Pick of the Week as young Jack Angele shares his story about saving the sharks. After being inspired by his role models, Jack took up the task of raising money in any way that he could to support the cause of preventing the illegal killing and finning of sharks. Read more »

Summer Swim Fun at Palapa Bar, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

Now What Has These Guys So Scared!?

Icon May 31, 2016 - 13:40

These guys are jumping for joy, believe it or not. They are just making funny faces for the camera as they leap backwards into the refreshing Caribbean Sea. It's summer time and the best way to beat the hot and humid days is to take a dip in the sea. It might be really hot in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, but it is also very easy to cool off. Read more »

Yoga teacher training in Belize City

Do You Yoga in Belize?

Icon May 10, 2016 - 11:26

We dare you to find a more picturesque yoga setting in Belize. Michelle Foster shares her 'Shanti' moment with her yoga group on top of the new 'Belize' sign located next to the Baron Bliss Memorial along the coast of Belize City. She recently completed her yoga teacher training at Om Shanti Belize Yoga School 200hr Yoga Alliance. Where do you Yoga? Read more »

Belize Flag Proudly Waved at Coachella Music Festival

Belize Flag Proudly Waved at Coachella Music Festival

Icon April 25, 2016 - 16:34

He might not have been the only Belizean at the festival, but San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, resident dentist Julio Lara was the only one we knew of attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (an annual music and arts festival) that was held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California this year. Last week, Dr. Read more »

Undewater look at Shark Ray Ally, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro, Belize

Shark Ray Alley From Above and Below

Icon April 11, 2016 - 11:21

As the sharks frolick down below, visitors to Shark Ray Alley, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, anxiously gear up to plunge in the crystaline blue waters to swim with the sharks and sting rays. Read more »

Thirsty for Waterfalls in Belize

Thirsty for Waterfalls in Belize

Icon April 5, 2016 - 09:58

If you are thirsty for waterfalls, your search stops in Belize. Hundreds of gorgeous cascades lie hidden within the country's tropical rainforests, each very unique. Most of them are accessible for pictures, selfies and a refreshing dip, muck like Madison pictured here being creative at Maya King Waterfalls in the Stann Creek District. Read more »

Young boy enjoys manatee sculptur at Central Park, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

What did I Get Myself Into?

Icon March 22, 2016 - 12:01

"What did I get myself into?" says the Manatee as it sits at Central Park's playground allowing children to climb onto its back.

"What did I get myself into?" says the little boys who got stuck atop the manatee sculpture at Central Park.

It's just another beautiful day in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, with children enjoying the new open space at Central Park. Read more »