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The Best Ways to Sea Belize

There’s no doubt that the lure of the sea is what draws so many to the Caribbean. We yearn to marvel at the endless spectrum of blue it offers- from…

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The Best Ways to Sea Belize
The Placencia Breeze

The Placencia Breeze

By Shaylene Todd They say “life’s at ease with an ocean breeze” and here in Placencia, we consider the breeze something truly special. It’s what provides that gentle rustling sound…

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8 Reasons to Come to Placencia Art Fest Next Year

The Paintings The Sierra Brothers who own Omar’s Creole Grub, Laura Godfrey who owns Placencia Office Supply, Greta Leslie who owns Art & Soul Gallery- these are just a few of…

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8 Reasons to Come to Placencia Art Fest Next Year
Don’t Worry About A Thing…

Don’t Worry About A Thing…

“Woke up this morning, smile with the rising sun Three little birds, pitched by my doorstep Singing sweet songs of melodies pure and true Singing, this is my message to…

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Belikin: The Beer of Belize

It would be impossible to take a trip to Belize and not at some point see a sign like this: This is the logo for Belikin beer and it's pasted…

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Belikin: The Beer of Belize
What to pack for a trip to Belize

What to pack for a trip to Belize

Though you could come to Belize and just sit by the pool and read the latest trashy novel, to fully experience all the country has to offer, you might want…

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Three Creatures You’re Likely to Spot in Belize

Getting up close and personal with wildlife may be the main reason you're coming to Belize. Unspoiled and ripe for adventurous exploration, Belize provides ample opportunity to get out into…

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Three Creatures You’re Likely to Spot in Belize
Understanding Belize’s Stamp Tax

Understanding Belize’s Stamp Tax

When a foreigner purchases real estate in Belize, the purchase is subject to what's referred to as a stamp tax upon close of escrow. Essentially, a stamp tax is the…

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Hiking in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

No trip to Belize would be complete without a day spent trekking through the humid and dense jungle, navigating through muddy terrain, seeing prints left by jaguars and pressing forward…

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Hiking in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
Should You Buy a House or Condo in Belize?

Should You Buy a House or Condo in Belize?

You've made the decision. You are going to Belize. The lure of that crystal blue water, spectacular coral reef and lush landscape are just too strong. You're yearning to slow…

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Belize’s Best Birdwatching

If you're a birder, then you already know that Belize is a hotspot for both amateur and professional birders from around the globe. Depending on the source, there are somewhere…

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Belize’s Best Birdwatching
Preserving the Belize Coral Reef

Preserving the Belize Coral Reef

According to an article in Eturbo News in July, Belize tourism is continuing on an upward trend. One of the reasons for this unbroken upswing is the lure of Belize's…

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Making a Living After Moving to Belize

Though many people have the dream of retiring and spending their days lazing on a white sand beach while staring at the ocean, for others just “laying around” simply isn't…

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Making a Living After Moving to Belize
Placencia is Being Upgraded!

Placencia is Being Upgraded!

There's no question that Belize is an up and coming luxury travel destination. Last year an article appeared in Vogue magazine profiling Placencia as the must-visit travel destination you've never…

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Moving to Belize

If laid back days, ocean focused activities and some of the freshest fish you'll ever eat are on your radar, then you may very well be considering relocating to Belize.…

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Moving to Belize
The Great Blue Hole — Belize’s Most Famous Excursion

The Great Blue Hole — Belize’s Most Famous Excursion

If you're planning a trip to Belize, it's very likely that one of the things on your “must do” list is an excursion out to the Blue Hole. The great…

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Thinking about buying one of those Belize condos for sale? Some key things to know.

You've been dreaming about it for years: • You open your eyes in the morning and the first thing you see through the window is a spectacular view of the…

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Thinking about buying one of those Belize condos for sale? Some key things to know.
Belize is Hand Painting the Town Bold

Belize is Hand Painting the Town Bold

Unlike so many resort destinations these days that seem to be getting slicker, more corporate and more “Disneyfied” by the second, Belize has maintained its homegrown integrity. Though it isn't…

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Scoring Awesome Coffee In Belize

If you're like most people, then regardless of where you are in the world, you want a good cup of joe to begin your day. If you happen to be…

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Scoring Awesome Coffee In Belize
Under The Belizean Sunscreen

Under The Belizean Sunscreen

With it's beautiful, warm Caribbean weather, Belize is the perfect place to be outside playing at the beach, getting out on the water and soaking up the sun. Yet being…

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The Smallest Walkway in the World

Placencia, Belize is known for a lot of things these days. It's got beautiful white sand beaches. There's a stop light at the airport so that cars don't drive across…

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The Smallest Walkway in the World
Belize: The English-Speaking Country of the Caribbean

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…

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The Lure of the Belize Palapa Bar

It's been said the best time to hit a palapa bar is in the early evening, just before the sun goes down. The warm air envelops you, people are sitting…

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The Lure of the Belize Palapa Bar
10 Uses of Belizean Coconut Oil

10 Uses of Belizean Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been all the rage in health food circles for the last several years as evidence continues to mount that it's heart healthy “good” fat with a versatility…

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Belize Government: No Oil Drilling

As if you needed another reason to love Belize, in late December, Belize's Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, gave environmentalists a reason to do the Macarena on rooftops, when he announced…

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Belize Government: No Oil Drilling
Getting into Belize on the QRP (Qualified Retired Persons Program)

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…

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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…

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Ixcacao Chocolate: Belize’s Chocolate of the Mayan Gods
Getting to Placencia from the Airport

Getting to Placencia from the Airport

One of the big questions people who are coming to Placencia always ask is what's the best way to get there from the airport. This is an important consideration, because…

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Maya Beach Bistro, The Peninsula Favorite

Just right up the road from Palm Reef Resort is one of the best restaurants on the Peninsula, and maybe in all of Belize: The Maya Beach Bistro. The MBB…

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Maya Beach Bistro, The Peninsula Favorite

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