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A Tour of Moho Chocolate Factory and their operations in Belize

Moho Chocolate Factory - From the Bean to Chocolate Bar Tour

Icon September 2, 2014 - 13:18

This week’s blog post took me to Moho Chocolate Factory and Cafe in Belize City, where I hung out with some of the most talented chocolatiers in the business. They showcased to me how their chocolate made from organic cacao is produced and taken from the bean straight to the bar. Read more »

Boom Chika Boom - Eco Kids Summer Camp Rocks!

Boom Chika Boom - Eco Kids Summer Camp Rocks!

Icon August 12, 2014 - 09:25

On July 20, 2014, Chaa Creek once again hosted 24 budding environmentalists in a week-long learning adventure that combines fun with hands-on education. The friendly management at the resort invited me to experience and witness all the fun and educational adventures that unfolds at their annual Eco Kids Summer Camp. Read more »

Top 10 Things To Do In Belize

Top 10 Things To Do In Belize

Icon July 24, 2014 - 10:48

Traveling around my own country has been one of the best experiences in my life. Belize has so much to offer to the daily traveler. Land, air and sea adventures, we got it!

It is just amazing going around this country of mine, meeting people from all walks of life and observing the mixture of cultures leading to the endless dishes of Belize. Read more »

Gerry Badillo and Denny Mendez Cast of La Isla Bonita Soap Opera

I Became a Priest in La Isla Bonita Soap Opera, Now Filming

Icon July 4, 2014 - 09:45

“History in the making” is exactly what is happening on Ambergris Caye Belize. Producer Matthiew Klinck of Make Belize Films is back in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize filming the very first telenovela on the island called “La Isla Bonita”. Read more »

Honeymooners Discover Belize through Instagram

Honeymooners Discover Belize through Instagram

Icon June 2, 2014 - 00:00

Our beautiful jewel Belize has been attracting many love birds from all over the world. Our country is the perfect getaway for you to get engaged, married or spend an unforgettable honeymoon. Read more »

Eight Spectacular Sunsets Around Belize

Eight Spectacular Sunsets Around Belize

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There are many beautiful sceneries to be captured in Belize and thanks to technology we all can now document and share it for the world to enjoy. It’s amazing what a simple picture can do. Read more »

All Access Pass inside Belizean Designer Joris Hendrik’s Fashion Show

All Access Pass inside Belizean Designer Joris Hendrik’s Fashion Show

Icon April 14, 2014 - 14:54

The fashion industry in Belize is growing at a moderate pace and many are appreciating the hard work of our Belizean designers, but most importantly they are supporting them. Hard work and dedication pays off when you put your heart into something you love. Read more »

Guide to Easter Holiday Weekend in Belize

Guide to Easter Holiday Weekend in San Pedro (Belize)

Icon April 1, 2014 - 09:33

Whenever I hear people say “Easter is coming”, immediately my mind takes me to the beach. It is one of the busiest and popular times of the year in Belize. Read more »

Getting around in Belize can be an adventure

How Do You Get Around In Belize? Local Traveling Can Be an Adventure!

Icon March 24, 2014 - 11:47

Travelers and locals move around in Belize in all sorts of ways to get to their destinations. The best part about traveling is informing and sharing your experience with others. Read more »

Let’s Get Belize Trending #itravelbelize

Let’s Get Belize Trending

Icon February 24, 2014 - 14:43

The beautiful country of Belize has been getting noticed a lot lately and we Belizeans are proud of the exposure. Air, land or sea, you choose your adventure. Our hidden jewel offers a bit of everything for the everyday traveler and even us locals. Read more »

Isla Bonita Elementary Culture Fair

Isla Bonita Elementary Students Pay Tribute to Belizean Culture

Icon February 3, 2014 - 10:02

On Friday, January 31, 2014, the Isla Bonita Elementary School held a cultural fair where students paid tribute to the different ethnic groups that make up the beautiful country of Belize.

Arriving at the fair, I immediately felt the cheerful spirit of the Belizean people which consisted of Mestizos, East Indians, Mennonites, Creoles, Garifunas, Arabs and Chinese. Read more »

Look Out for The Spanking New Video Blog "Trending Spots"

Lookout for The Spanking New Video Blog "Trending Spots"

Icon December 5, 2013 - 11:48

Hi Readers! Let me fill you in on What’s Up on Ambergris Today. The AT team have been creating a lot of buzz with our popular travel site “Itravel Belize”, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, tours and much more in Belize. The New Year is upon us and we are ready to give you a sneak peek on our upcoming video blog called Trending Spots. Read more »

Rain or Shine, Discover Your Adventure in Belize

Rain or Shine, Discover Your Adventure in Belize

Icon November 4, 2013 - 00:00

Belize offers many tours and excursion that will make your vacation unforgettable. Rain or shine tourists head out to discover their own adventure.   Read more »

Crossfit CFS in Belize “A New Breed of Successful and Motivated Individuals”

Crossfit CFS in Belize “A New Breed of Successful and Motivated Individuals”

Icon October 23, 2013 - 09:57

What is CrossFit? It’s the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide. Read more »

Gerry Guest Stars in Radisson Caribbean Cooking Show

Gerry Guest Stars in Radisson's Caribbean Cooking Show

Icon October 18, 2013 - 15:49

Whenever you are in Belize City make sure to visit The Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina. I had the privilege of staying there and enjoyed the best that they have to offer. Now I know exactly what everybody has been buzzing about the Radisson on their social media pages. Read more »

Gerry Challenges Elvi's Kitchen Macho Burger Competition

Gerry Challenges Elvi's Kitchen Macho Burger Eating Competition

Icon September 17, 2013 - 00:00

After an hour of chomping down on what was a very large burger with two pounds of meat, four slices of tomato, two handfuls of bacon, eight slices of cheese, caramelized onions, lettuce and a serving of French fries, it was the Elvi’s Kitchen Macho Burger that came out the winner of the competition. Read more »

Vote for the Great Blue Hole as 8th Wonder of the World

Vote for the Great Blue Hole as 8th Wonder of the World

Icon September 4, 2013 - 11:36

The country of Belize is proud that The Great Blue Hole has been nominated for “8th Wonder of the World”. Many have been spreading the word on different social networks to get everybody to vote. Read more »

Become a Genius at Coco Brainiacs

Become a Genius at Coco Brainiacs

Icon July 4, 2013 - 16:10

Looking for a great way for your children to score those good grades in school? Coco Brainiacs Tutoring Center is here to help you with that. I visited Pat Greif, professional teacher and owner of Coco Brainiacs, to find out what her tutoring center was all about.  Mrs. Read more »

Check Out Belize Through My Lens

Check Out Belize Through My Lens

Icon June 17, 2013 - 11:12

The ability to capture images and see them in motion to tell a story is what made me fall in love with videography. Recently I started venturing into the world of videos and informing people about the beautiful and exciting things happening in Belize through my eyes. Read more »

Students Get Married at San Pedro High School

Did Students Get Married at San Pedro High School?

Icon May 8, 2013 - 14:10

by Gerry Badillo - On May 9, 2013, I was cordially invited by the junior students at San Pedro High School to witness two wedding ceremonies. Trust me, when I was asked to attend the weddings, I was as confused as when you read the headline to my blog post. Don’t worry, the weddings were only a reenactment as part of a project of their Christian Life Choices class. Read more »

SPHS Science Fair Geniuses

Hanging with San Pedro High School Science Fair Geniuses

Icon April 30, 2013 - 09:53

On Friday, April 26, 2013, students of the San Pedro High School worked so hard to come up with the best experiments and projects to showcase at the schools annual Science Fair. Read more »

Unknown Graffiti Artist Spreads Flower Power Around San Pedro

Unknown Graffiti Artist Spreads Flower Power Around San Pedro

Icon April 18, 2013 - 09:57

The message might be that of Peace, Love or Happiness, but the images of flowers that have been plastered around the island by an unknown graffiti artist surely bring a smile to your face when you see it. Read more »

Epic Mickey Surprise Appearance during San Pedro Easter Holidays

Epic Mickey Surprise Appearance during San Pedro Easter Holidays

Icon April 4, 2013 - 13:32

I have always wanted to go to Disney World, but my wish came true much faster than anticipated. Therefore, my blog is dedicated to San Pedro's very own Epic Mickey and his surprising travels, appearances and memorable facebook pictures that surfaced on the web this past weekend. Read more »

Guat’s Up Today, Gerry? Guatemala

Guat’s Up Today, Gerry? Guatemala

Icon March 14, 2013 - 15:02

Guatemala a gorgeous city full of culture, spectacular views and talented people. I had always wanted to visit this country; 2013 was the year to do it. Read more »

Painting Party at San Pedro Carnaval

Painting Party at San Pedro Carnaval

Icon February 15, 2013 - 00:00

Every February the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize, islanders and visitors celebrate Carnaval. There is much dancing and partying in a unique way and by unique I mean, going out on the town and painting one another. Read more »