Destination Belize Articles

The articles featured here can be found in the 20th edition of the Destination Belize magazine.  Immerse into the categories to learn more about Belize.

The Mestizo
By Giovanni Pinelo, Sr.    When Spanish soldier Gonzalo Guerrero married Princess Zazil Ha, daughter of Maya Lord Na Chan Kan of Chactemal—present-day Santa Rita archaeological site in Corozal, northern Belize—their three children gave...
Corozal
By Lebawit Lily Girma  Strategically placed between Mexico, the northern Cayes, and Orange Walk, this northernmost corner of Belize offers a lesser-crowded, off-the-beaten track escape that first-time visitors might otherwise...
The Maya
By Froyla Tzalam    The Yucatek, the Mopan, and the Q’eqchi’ are the three Maya languages and groups you’ll find in Belize. Their largest communities are located in the Cayo, Toledo, and Orange Walk Districts. The Mopan...
Ask A Local
Our experts’ tips for unique roots-and-rhythm experiences around Belize.    Helicopter tour of the Belize Barrier Reef and the Blue Hole – Shirlee Arnould, San Pedro     Yok Balum Cave – Bruno Kuppinger, Toledo    Paranda Fest and Garifuna Culture...
The Power of Pan
From Trinidad to Belize, the steel pan’s intoxicating sound unites the Afro-Caribbean diaspora.    By Alexander Evans    Pan Yaad is Belize’s grandest steel pan concert—a signature event of our annual “September Celebrations,” a near month-long...

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