Out of 52 countries on Fodor’s 2018 Travel list, Belize has landed on the number 10 spot! The Central American/Caribbean country continues to grow and is clearly a viable, must-visit destination.

Fodor’s describes Belize as “full of rich history, rewarding explorations, and natural beauty ….part Caribbean and part Central America, Belize feels untouched by the rest of the planet, making it seem like a true getaway…


Why It’s Wonderful: Ancient Mayan secrets are being unearthed daily at historical locales all over the country. Chances are, you will see a team of archeologists at any of Belize’s Mayan dig sites during your visit. Part Caribbean and part Central America, Belize feels untouched by the rest of the planet, making it seem like a true getaway. In today’s world, how much longer will we be able to find a destination so unplugged?”

For 80 years, Fodor’s Travel has been a trusted resource offering expert travel advice for every stage of a traveler’s trip. They hire local writers who know their destinations better than anyone else, allowing Fodor’s to provide the best travel recommendations for all tastes and budget in over 7,500 worldwide destinations. Fodor’s offers travel advice through print guidebooks and eBooks, to Fodors.com and mobile apps, even across social media platforms. Together, their products make it possible for every trip to be a trip of a lifetime.

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About the Author: Mary Gonzalez

Mary Gonzalez writes under the pseudonym ‘Tia Chocolate’. Tia Chocolate enjoys writing short stories that focus on her life growing up in the small Maya village of San Antonio, Cayo District, Belize.

Tia loves (and we mean LOVE) eating and writing about her food experiences, often times trying out new recipes to try and recreate the foods of her memories. She also loves to travel, indulging in the culture wherever she is privy to visit.

She is slave to a giant cat named Kitty Boo Boo, and her cooking exploits are enjoyed by her significant other, Pookie.


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