travel guide


July is part of the slow tourism season in Belize, partly due to this being one of the wettest months of the long rainy season. But fear not, as the rain tends to come late at night and the cool Caribbean breezes help keep the beach and island resorts tolerable […]

July in Belize


Once June arrives the busy season at the beach resort areas is officially over and the wet season officially begins. The good news is that hotel and resort prices are now at their lowest, where they’ll stay through November, and crowds are significantly smaller as well. The bad news is […]

June in Belize




May in Belize brings a mixed bag for potential visitors. Most hotels drops their prices on the first day of the month to their low-season rates, but the heat starts getting intense and the rainy season really gets going in earnest about halfway through the month. So the first half […]

May in Belize



This isn’t so much a comprehensive guide to renting a bicycle on one of the islands, but more a story of how wonderfully and simply things can work in this tiny country. I was living in New York City before I left on my 2005 round the world trip, which […]

The time I rented a bicycle on Caye Caulker, Belize




April can be an ideal month to visit Belize as the wet season hasn’t officially begun, and yet crowds are starting to thin out. When Easter falls in April, as it will in 2009 and 2010, it can be fairly crowded during the traditional Spring Break week leading up to […]

April in Belize


March in Belize marks the final full month of the high tourism season and also of the reliably perfect weather. The late Winter or early Spring Break crowds are probably more interested in the usual aquatic activities of scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, sea-kayaking and such, but there are a few […]

March in Belize