Belize: The English-Speaking Country of the Caribbean

Belize is the easiest travel destination in the Caribbean. Why? Everyone speaks English. Sure they speak creole too and some Spanish, but the primary language is English. That makes getting directions, ordering a meal or arranging a diving expedition a simple errand, as opposed to having to fumble around with Google translate for twenty minutes … Continue reading Belize: The English-Speaking Country of the Caribbean

Getting into Belize on the QRP (Qualified Retired Persons Program)

You want to retire in Belize, but you don’t want to go through the year long residency requirement and the bureaucratic red tape of applying for residency? There is another option. It’s called the QRP, Qualified Retired Persons Program. It’s a simple way to get yourself and your stuff into the country with little expense … Continue reading Getting into Belize on the QRP (Qualified Retired Persons Program)

Ixcacao Chocolate: Belize’s Chocolate of the Mayan Gods

What happens when a Belizean Mayan family starts taking the organic cacao beans from their farm and processing them with a stone tool that has been passed down for five generations? You get simply the most luscious, healthy and astonishingly good chocolate in the whole world. Welcome to Ixcacao Chocolate tucked away in the Toledo … Continue reading Ixcacao Chocolate: Belize’s Chocolate of the Mayan Gods