Belize City

An Afternoon in Belize City…It’s Really Growing on Me

Each time I go to Belize City for the day, I like it more and more.  Particularly the food.  Yesterday, I took the Caye Caulker Water Taxi to meet a friend and to see the Jade Head at the Museum of Belize.  With three huge cruise ships in the harbor and the sun shining, the city wasKeep reading »

I Saw The Crown Jewel Of Belize – The Jade Head of Altun Ha

On February 15th 2012, for the 10 year anniversary of the Museum of Belize, the crown jewel of Belize was unlocked from its vault and put on display for ONE DAY ONLY.  I had to take a trip to Belize City.The Mayan site of Altun Ha is located 31 miles north of Belize City andKeep reading »

The Great House Inn in Colonial Belize City

The Great House is a colonial house turned into a hotel in the most scenic part of Belize City.   I’d always stayed at the big, ugly Princess Hotel in the past which houses a casino and the city’s only movie theatre and bowling alley but my last few stays were not so hot.  The rooms are moldy andKeep reading »

Scenic Belize City…YES! It’s There.

Most tourists that come to Belize tend to spend as little time as possible in the Belize’s largest city.  But Belize City is not just stinky canals and dodgy streets (though it definitely has both those things), there is history, colonial homes, museums, school kids, good restaurants and bars, shopping and much more.  Belize City is definitely aKeep reading »

Belize City, You are Beautiful in The Morning!

I am here in Belize City for a few reasons.  To get away from the island for a bit, to do a few activities (kayaking & horseback riding) and to see the beauty of notoriously rough Belize City from a local’s perspective.  My day has hardly started (in fact, I am back on my bedKeep reading »