June 2021

June 2021

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June 18, 2021

The topic of building in Belize could be its own book—and in fact, there are several books on Amazon written by expats which are great resources for in-depth information. The Belize Expats Facebook group is another useful place to get up-to-date recommendations and to have your questions answered. Over the years, I have been involved in numerous construction projects and the building of a small resort, and have learned that there are some unique-to-Belize learning curves to help prevent unnecessary hardship and headaches.

May 2021

May 2021

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May 20, 2021

Given what has transpired in the past year and the immense changes to people’s working patterns, everybody wants to learn more about opportunities for digital nomads. I’ve received countless questions on the topic and I’m happy to report some exciting prospects coming up in Belize.

April 2021

April 2021

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April 18, 2021

Ambergris Caye, a 25-mile island situated in northern Belize, is a popular spot for both tourists and expats. The island has one town, the lively and sometimes crowded San Pedro, located in the southern part of the island. Within San Pedro, you’ll find several neighborhoods, each with their own personality and with varying populations of locals, expats, and tourists.

March 2021

March 2021

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March 19, 2021

My husband, Dave, and I recently had the opportunity to move onto a boat temporarily at Robert's Grove Marina, 10 minutes' drive north of Placencia Village. So, I want to share some more details about liveaboard in Belize, based on this personal experience.

February 2021

February 2021

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February 10, 2021

This area used to be truly a local secret. The first time I came to Belize in early 2014, the main road north of the bridge was full of potholes and extremely difficult to navigate. Within a couple years, the road was paved, making the area north of the bridge more accessible and popular.

January 2021

January 2021

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January 21, 2021

The lack of government interference in our daily lives is a major attraction to many of us who settle in Belize. It's true, the perpetually bureaucratic government doesn't bother you much—but they provide minimal infrastructure as well.