Belize Travel Guides for Backpackers

Backpackers Guide to Caye Caulker, Belize

Despite the islands famous ‘go slow’ pace, this small Caribbean island of Belize is quickly becoming a top tourist destination. A slice of tranquility contrasting the hustle and bustle of Central America; no cars, no traffic, just authentic island life.   Things to do in Caye Caulker, Belize: An absolute must do is go snorkelling with some of the most incredible and diverse marine life; including Sea Turtles, Sting Rays, Octopus, Manatees, Sharks and the cast of Finding Dory! Recommend ‘Anda de Wata’ Snorkel shop (little purple shack). At $65 its one of the cheaper options and includes lunch, Shark […]
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Bucket List Destinations: A Travel Guide to San Pedro, Belize

Every time I mention San Pedro, Belize to one of my friends, I seem to always get the same blank and deadpanned face staring back at me, followed by the question, “where’s Belize?” To which I always respond with a really long-winded anecdote about it being a beautiful little paradise in Central America and how it is unbelizeable that they hadn’t heard of it before. Although Belize is half the size of New York, it is home to some of the best adventures I have ever been on. Located on the island of Ambergris Caye, San Pedro is the up-and-coming […]
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Belize: A little piece of heaven in Caye Caulker

Travelling to paradise Just off the coast of Belize is a small slice of heaven otherwise known as Caye Caulker. It is in some ways a strange place, a piece of the Caribbean seemingly transplanted to Central America. Fitting when Belize itself  is an English imposter in a Spanish land. The island can be reached by speedboat from either Belize City or Chetumal in Mexico. It takes around 45 minutes from Belize City and costs BZ$45, the trip from Chetumal is longer and costs BZ$130. Whilst the speedboat journey itself is fairly uncomfortable, with a relentless vibration that leaves you […]
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