Lobster Robert - A Recipe from Chef Rob's Gourmet Cafe in Hopkins, Belize

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Chef Rob's Gourmet Cafe in Hopkins, Belize
With the opening of the lobster season in Belize on June 15th, we wanted to share a Belizean lobster recipe. The delicious Lobster Robert recipe comes from Chef Rob’s Gourmet Cafe, located at the Parrot Cove Lodge in Hopkins.

Top 5 Butterfly Farms in Belize

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Grey Cracker Butterfly, Belize
Belize is home to an estimated 700 butterfly species and many of these can be viewed in the wild, particularly in the inland rainforests.  Belize is also home to some incredible butterfly farms and this can be a great way to spot a wide range of butterflies, including one of the most famous species of butterfly in Belize - The Blue Morpho.
 
If you are planning a trip to Belize and are looking to learn more about the butterflies of Belize, make sure you visit one of these butterfly farms: 
 
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The 5 Best Viewpoints in Belize

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Antelope Falls Belize
Whether you an avid photographer, hiker or just enjoy sightseeing, these Belize viewpoints should be on your list of places to visit on your vacation. Belize has an incredibly diverse landscape, from the flat northern interior region to the Belize Barrier Reef and the mountains and rainforest in the southern regions of the country. We’ve picked out a selection of the best viewpoints in Belize, with each providing amazing vistas.

1. Antelope Falls in the Mayflower Bocawina National Park

Discovering the Mayan Culture of Belize from Ancient Ruins to the Present Day

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Mayan Village of Santa Teresa
The Mayan culture of Belize is fascinating with a rich history surrounded by mystery. It spans thousands of years from ancient Mayan ruins to present day villages found in the jungle rainforests of the lush interior of the country.  Visiting the ancient Mayan sites is rightly so, on the top of the list for things to do in Belize for many travellers but you will also find that the Maya are a vibrant and thriving culture in Belize today. 

5 Best Places to Visit in Belize During the Summer

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Waterfall in the Mayflower Bocawina National Park, Belize
Are you considering a trip to Belize during the summer months? If you are, it’s a great time to go. Many visitors to Belize are concerned about the weather during the ‘Green’ season which runs from June to October.  There is no need to be concerned. It might be the wet season in Belize, but the reality is that it often just rains at night or the rain showers that occur during the day are usually brief and intermittent.  You might even find it refreshing!

Leading Conservation Work in Belize Since 1987

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Half Moon Caye National Monument
Island Expeditions conservation work in Belize started 30 years ago.  In the first years of running paddling trips we recognized that we could not take for granted the remarkable abundance of pristine habitats and wildlife that we have been have so fortunate to make a part of your trip experience. 

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