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Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Belize

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Belize
Destination(s): Belize City

With myriad coral reefs, white-sand beaches, Mayan ruins, and other treasures, but curiously few tourists, Belize is a Central American paradise on the Caribbean Sea that’s perfect for romance and is waiting to be (re)discovered by couples looking for a private getaway. In the meantime, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 picks for romantic things to do in Belize, which includes: visiting Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave in the Roaring Fork River where, if you venture inside, you’ll see Mayan pottery and human remains, and feel like the only people who have seen it; admiring Xunantunich Mayan ruins complex, near San Ignacio, with its beautiful, excavated palaces and temples; catching a live performance, play, or art exhibition at Bliss Performing Arts Center in Belize City; visiting Belize’s historic Anglican cathedral once built by slaves, St. John’s Cathedral; and browsing original art and prints featuring scenes of Belizean life and landscapes at Fine Arts gallery in Belize City. read more about Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Belize... Read More

Volcanos & Lush Rainforest Tour

Volcanos & Lush Rainforest Tour
Destination(s): San Jose

From San Jose, make a day trip out of visiting an active volcano, then chill out on the Caribbean after. Get in touch with Mother Nature in Manzanillo and a good night's sleep at Miraflores Eco-Lodge. read more about Volcanos & Lush Rainforest Tour... Read More

Sleep Well in Puerto Viejo

Sleep Well in Puerto Viejo
Destination(s): Puerto Viejo

The Caribbean has many choices for sleeping, but sometimes the best places to lay your head are harder to find. These 5 places, starting with Casa Verde Inn in Puerto Viejo center and ending with the Treehouse Lodge in Punta Uva, are for those who like to change it up and sleep their way from town to out of town;)) read more about Sleep Well in Puerto Viejo... Read More

Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Belize

Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Belize
Destination(s): Belize City

You can salute Belize’s fun-loving side by hitting some of this Central American nation’s more entertaining, party friendly restaurants. There’s no reason to be short on ideas though, as we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 fun restaurants in Belize. Head to Martha’s Restaurant and Pizza House in San Ignacio for quite a varied menu – think pizza, Mayan food, Belizean food, hamburgers, burritos, and vegetarian mains – and outdoor seating; Eva’s Restaurant and Bar in San Ignacio for hearty Mexican and Belizean food and a lively social scene with other fellow travelers; Riverside Tavern in Belize City for burgers, seafood, pizza, TVs, and a lively crowd; Chon Saan Palace in Belize City for Cantonese and Szechuan food as well as lots of lazy susans and aquarium tanks filled with live lobsters; and Harbour View in Belize City for jazz music and a view of the water. read more about Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Belize... Read More

Action, Nature and Fuel  in Costa Rica.

Action, Nature and Fuel in Costa Rica.
Destination(s): Costa Rica

In only a few days in Costa Rica, one can experience a vast range of landscapes and hundreds of species of wildlife while coming into intimate contact with nature. Here's some inspiration for a shorter trip, and where to eat along the way. read more about Action, Nature and Fuel in Costa Rica.... Read More

Top 10 Hotels in Nicaragua

Top 10 Hotels in Nicaragua
Destination(s): Leon

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Top 10 Hotels in Panama

Top 10 Hotels in Panama
Destination(s): Panama City

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Creatures & Comforts in Costa Rica

Creatures & Comforts in Costa Rica
Destination(s): Costa Rica

Starting, or ending in San Jose, stay at the Hotel Aranjuez and take a morning tour of Cafe Britt's coffee plantation.

The next day, you'll make the four hour trip to the Caribbean, and make Puerto Viejo your launch pad and your crash pad-check into the Lizard King Resort for the next 5 nights.

Explore Cahuita's National Park, horseback ride on Cocles Beach, get covered in papaya at Pure, play with monkeys at the Jaguar Rescue Center, and take home cool handcrafted souvenirs from Luluberlu Gallery. read more about Creatures & Comforts in Costa Rica... Read More

Top 10 Cheap Restaurants in Belize

Top 10 Cheap Restaurants in Belize
Destination(s): Belize City

Currencies like the dollar, euro, and pound tend to go far in Belize, which makes finding a filling meal on a budget as a visitor much easier than you think. But just in case, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 picks for cheap restaurants in Belize. You can get large portions of Mexican and Belizean food and meet up with other travelers at Eva’s Bar and Restaurant in San Ignacio; mounds of inexpensive food and views of the river at Big Daddy’s Diner in Belize City; local Belizean cooking at down-home Macy’s restaurant (it’s very intimate with only the five tables) in Belize City; Jamaican jerk, curry, as well as local specialties at Jambel’s Jerk Pit Too near the water in Belize City; and huge helpings of fried foods and views of the lagoon at Sibun Bite Bar and Grill at the Old Belize complex in Belize City. read more about Top 10 Cheap Restaurants in Belize... Read More