Thursday, November 15, 2018

The latest news and images from Belize!!



It was a very exciting couple weeks in the news for Belize!! There was a ton of positive attention all over different media - it started with Lonely Planet placing Belize as #10 on their list of top ten places to go in the world, in 2019... For a tiny country this is a HUGE accomplishment!!! See HERE...

Then GQ, the knower of all things cool, proclaimed that BELIZE was the place to go - and to skip trendy, super-cool Tulum this year!! See HERE....

Then, the same week, Belize was announced the fastest-growing place in the Caribbean...
Caribbean Journal announced Belize is the fastest-growing Caribbean destination based on September's tourism results!! See HERE...

Belize and the Caribbean were labeled Zika-free - YAY! Read on HERE...

Tropic Air announced a new direct flight from Belize City to Mexico!! Using the puddle jumpers makes getting around neighboring countries super easy and quick - the customs at the small private airports are a breeze and you feel like a VIP :) See HERE!

In local exciting news - on the island of Ambergris Caye, Maya Island Air opened a swanky, new airport in San Pedro!!! It doesn't even look like Belize - super posh....check out the pics HERE!

And continuing with the poshness that seems to be developing around Belize (but verrrrry slowly!) the amazing new swanky store, Mirab's, in Belize City, opened up the first Ashley furniture in the country - Belize has VERY few chain stores - you can almost count them on one hand, int the whole country. So when a chain opens here, it is a mixture of - everyone feels upset because this goes against the grain - and also, relief that it makes it just a bit easier to live here and get things you'd like to have to live :) Check out the store HERE!

And nothing talks about Belize like the pictures you can take here - the country is a paradise for photographers. Here are some of our favorites over the last couple weeks - a walk through Placencia Village, getting pretty for high season!!










And some San Pedro favorites...







And finally a shot of the fabulous Mirab's :)





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