With their origins in 16th Century Holland, and specifically the writings of Menno Simons, the Mennonites are a sub-sect of the Anabaptist Christian tradition
Congratulations to the Phoenix Resort in San Pedro, Caye Ambergris which, as per the feedback from users, comes in at 12th place in the annual TripAdvisor list of the top 25 luxury hotels in the world
An aerial view of the beautiful reefs of Belize by videographer Brandon Martin, filmed using a drone in 4K.
Within the last month, the government of Belize has made the huge decision to ban all future oil exploration in its territorial waters.
One of Belize’s key tourist attractions, albeit some 43 miles offshore, the Great Blue Hole is a giant submarine sinkhole.
Pronounced ‘Shoo-Nahn-Too-Nich’, Xunantunich means Stone Woman in Mayan, referring to a ghost who was said to inhabit the site. However, this story only dates back to the late 19th century and the original name of the site remains a mystery.
Quick trivia question – what is the tallest building in Belize? An office block in Belize city, a government ministry in the capital Belmopan or perhaps even the air traffic control tower at the country’s international airport? Nope, in fact the answer is the main pyramid at the ancient Mayan site of Caracol which stands at some 44 metres high.
Atop a steep hill with stunning views over the surrounding countryside, the House on the Hill is located an easy 10-minute taxi-ride from the popular tourist town of San Ignacio and offers a stylish alternative to the more traditional hotels in the Cayo district.
Aviation geeks aside, the majority of travellers look forward to internal flights with the same enthusiasm as a dental trip. The cure? Go flying in Belize.
The southern-most of Belize’s established holiday destinations, but still just a 30-minute flight from Belize City, Placencia is essentially a 16-mile peninsula with the Caribbean on one side and a large lagoon on the other.