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Guest Blog – Top 10 Traits Successful Expats Share

Guest Blog - If you are looking to move to Belize, one of the factors to keep in mind (the same concept as picking a career!) should be evaluating if your personality and strengths match those that have been successful and happy here. There are expats in Belize who leave it better than they found it and are a positive influence on the community (and of course those on the other end, which is a group...

Favorite Lobsterfest pics from Placencia and Ambergris Caye!

If you weren't able to attend Lobsterfest this year - we hope we can share a bit of the highlights - and we hope you can attend next year; early planning is best as the island (Ambergris) or village (Placencia) fills up! It really is a must do - the island/village festivals are a very special time of culture, music, food, talent of local chefs, a ton of hard work and creativity by so many. The fun...

Sargassum seaweed in Belize – PSA – what guests are saying, asking, & experiencing!

PSA blog - We are getting a lot of questions about Sargassum....here's an assessment of many of the questions we are asked, and how to visit without worrying too much about it! Sargassum continues to be an issue throughout Mexico and the Caribbean in 2019 - Mexico appears to be getting the brunt of it, but it is showing up many places in the Caribbean, and the currents and wind can change daily, so...

What’s newly opened and fun in Belize??? Placencia + Ambergris Caye

Belize is so small, and realistically, it changes pretty slowly all things considered - but it is amazing how many new little places crop up all the time. Thankfully, at this time, they are almost exclusively mom-and-pop places like the history of Belize has always had (I can only think of Losers and Hilton's Mahogany Bay as chains that have opened in the country recently - yes there is talk of more...

Eating and grocery shopping for expats in Belize.

An example of typical eating and grocery shopping habits while living in Belize!

I have had a lot of questions recently about exactly how expensive it is to shop in Belize - especially in San Pedro, because it is an island. There is no doubt that imported foods are very expensive in Belize - but as you figure out what is a good value and what you can live without, it becomes a lot more reasonable! You do have to change your cooking and eating habits somewhat in living here, and if you...

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