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Category: Belize

Airfare to Belize is Dropping as Southwest Airlines Enters the Market

Belize whale shark

Tweet Here is some fantastic news for travelers from the US who have been wanting to go to Belize but have had airfare sticker shock:  Southwest Airlines will begin flying from the US into Belize City this starting October 15, 2015. Southwest customers can fly from over a dozen major US cities, including Chicago, Denver, […]

Marine debris: it’s bigger (and smaller) than you think

Marine debris in Hawaii

Tweet It is not news that non-biodegradable garbage – mostly plastic – is threatening our oceans. Almost everyone has heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, described as a giant mass of garbage the size of Texas, trapped by currents, and located about halfway between Hawaii and California. The description conjures up images of plastic […]

Things to Do in Belize: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit

Belize Blue Hole

Tweet Not that anyone REALLY needs a list of things to do in Belize, but on the off chance you’ve lived under a rock for a while, we came across this list by Belizean blogger Larry Waight, in the Huffington Post. We could add our own reasons to go, but why not find out for […]

Dive with Whale Sharks in Belize

belize whale shark

Tweet For an exciting scuba diving vacation, why not dive with whale sharks in Belize? Whales sharks are the biggest fish in the sea, ranging more than 40 feet in length. Despite their size and relationship to the fearsome shark family, these monsters are filter-feeders, somewhat like baleen whales. They strain their food, such as […]

Mayans 2012: Never Predicted December 2012 Apocalypse, Researchers Say

Tweet Well, this is a relief!  The Mayans 2012 apocalypse prediction was apparently a hastily-drawn conclusion. It must be safe to go to Belize for some world-class diving, snorkeling, ruin exploration and jungle-trekking without having to worry about the world not being there when you return! Via Scoop.it – Wildlife One of history’s most famous […]