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June 2018

Far from the huge crowds and maddening thongs of popular attractions like Ambergris Caye, southern Belize is an oasis of undeveloped land, pristine nature, and wildlife. Seven large parks and numerous nature reserves protect the lush rainforests, rivers, waterfalls, and wetlands of the south, making the area a great place for visitors to explore the untamed beauty in southern Belize. Here are a few of the best places to explore in southern Belize: Placencia Peninsula Measuring 16 miles from north to south, Placencia

  The town of Punta Gorda is gearing up for the Annual Battle of the Drums and Food and Fete Festival. This three-day, two-night festival is a celebration of Garifuna music and food heritage with dozens of top drumming groups competing for the grand prize while local chefs compete in the Taste of Garifuna cooking competition. The party lasts through the night during the festival, beginning at 8:00 PM on November 16, 2018, at the Toledo Community College (TCC) in Punta Gorda