Crisis Heroes: How an Iconic Restaurant is Helping Feed Caye Caulker, Belize

As the COVID-19 depression bites harder in Belize, the owner of one of most iconic restaurants in Caye Caulker is raising money and cooking food to help an island with virtually 100% unemployment. Of all the countries in Central America, none have suffered more, economy-wise, than Belize during COVID-19. It’s Belize and Costa Rica who …


Six Reasons To Postpone – Not Cancel – Your Vacation To Belize

#DontCancelPostpone has become a trending hashtag since COVID-19 destroyed global travel. But it’s not a simple soundbite. There are lots of reasons to keep faith with your pre-pandemic travel plans. Belizean author and blogger Larry Waight offers six reasons to not cancel your vacation to Belize.   You’re hunkered down, bemoaning everything about your current …


Crisis Heroes: How A Hotel In Belize Got Creative To Save Its Employees

Our search for positive stories during the coronavirus pandemic in Central America takes us to Placencia, Belize. Here, instead of firing everyone and shutting his doors, a creative hotel owner has managed to keep most of his employees. Coronavirus came late to Belize. For a while “The Jewel” held out as the only country in …


Stop By The Zoo! (All About Finding Public Bathrooms And Wifi In Belize)

Cathi Bray takes a lighthearted look at finding the essentials in a foreign country. For example, where can you get decent wifi in Belize? Or find a public bathroom? When you move to a new area it can take a while to find the important things. You know, like your favorite restaurant, movie theater, or …


How The Hummingbird Highway, Belize Is Changing In 2019

The Hummingbird Highway, Belize was always one of the world’s great road trips. But new construction to straighten and widen this historic route threaten the classic Hummingbird experience. The road will be faster and safer, yes. But at the expense of what? The beautiful Hummingbird Highway, Belize connects the capital Belmopan to Dangriga, Stann Creek. …