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TripAdvisor has named Belize a Top 10 destination for adventure travel in 2019. The report, World's Top Spots for Adventure Travel, lists the best places in the world for travelers looking for an adrenaline rush.  The global travel site is read by an average of 490,000 visitors every day and is regarded as a leading authority on travel.  TripAdvisor noted that Belize benefits from its small size by letting you pack more adventure into less time.  "Experience two of Belize’s most popular activities in a single

  Belize is known for its wonderful, fresh and organic food, but not everyone knows that it's also famous for its world-class chocolate.    Calling All Chocolaholics   If you consider yourself a self-respecting chocolate lover, you need to be in Belize this May for the 2019 Belize Chocolate Festival. Held from May 24 through May 26 in the town of Punta Gorda in the Toledo district, this is the sweetest vacation destination you'll find anywhere.    The festival began in 2007, when farmers in Toledo felt

Cruise ship passengers arriving at Harvest Caye offshore of Belize now have another great way to explore more of the country. A ferry now operates from Harvest Caye to the popular Placencia Village in southeastern Belize. Tickets can be purchased onboard cruise vessels or at the information booth on Harvest Caye for $20 USD round trip. The Placencia Peninsula is a 16-mile long north-south stretch of golden sands on Caribbean shore in southeastern Belize. One of the leading eco-tourism centers in

On April 20, 2019, the Paranda Folk Art and Music Festival will take place at the Palmento Grove Lodge and Fishing Lodge located on the northwestern side of Hopkins Village in Stann Creek District in southeastern Belize. Paranda is a traditional music and dance tradition of the Garifuna people who make up approximately five percent of Belize's population. Reflecting Spanish influences on traditional African rhythms, Paranda is a kind of "blues" music where soulful lamentations are combined with guitar music and

In 2019, the village of Placencia will host the 16th annual Sidewalk Art Festival. Running from 9:30 am on Saturday, February 9, 2019, through the following day, Sunday, February 10, 2019, the Sidewalk Art Festival will celebrate the music, food, art, and cultural heritage of the Placencia Peninsula. Placencia Village currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records spot for the world's smallest main street, a 1,097-foot-long pedestrian only sidewalk that measures just four feet across. During the festival, the village's

On December 22, 2018, Sun Country Airlines began its non-stop flight from Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) to Belize (BZE). The flights are seasonal and transport travelers to Belize every Saturday until April 2019. Travelers from the Midwest, USA should consider visiting Belize as a way to escape the harsh weather conditions during the cold months in North America. Avoid spending time in the icy rain and snow and instead choose to spend time in a warm, tropical destination like Belize. Belize is one

Christmas in Belize With an abundance of sunshine, warm weather, and old-fashioned holiday cheer, Christmas in Belize is truly something special. If you're looking to escape the winter blues and want to enjoy an amazing holiday vacation in Belize, there are plenty of exciting things to do and see. Christmas Parades Christmas is a festive and fun time of year for children and adult alike in Belize, as the country celebrates with parades in all of the bigger towns and cities. Belize City

This week, we're focusing on Kristy Cadle, a bartender who works at the popular Barefoot Beach Bar in Placencia.  Kristy began her hospitality career by working at J-Dees in Placencia, known then as Daisy's. After a year and a half, she realized that she really enjoyed working with people and welcoming visitors to the peninsula. Kristy later worked for the Paradise Hotel and Resort as a waitress and bartender, ultimately designing a number of Belizean signature drinks like "The Oh Yeah!" and

Condé Nast Traveler has just selected Belize for the first time as a must-visit destination for 2019. After carefully assessing thousands of alluring destinations, Condé Nast Traveler chose Belize because of its natural beauty and abundance of high-end, luxury resorts.  Whether it's the island eco-resort named Blackadore Caye owned by Leonardo DiCaprio that is rumored to be opening very soon or ground-breaking projects currently underway by luxury hoteliers like Four Seasons and Hilton, the variety of luxury properties in Belize received

  Whether you want to explore the smaller roads and byways or simply want to truly go off-road to get to some of the most scenic and wild places in Belize, renting a dirt bike from Barefoot Rentals and Services is an economical and fun way to get around. You will need a driver's license to rent a 150cc dirt bike from Barefoot. But once you rent a dirt bike from us, where can you go? Here are 5 places you can go