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 between 574 and 618 identified species of birds flitting around the country. Not only that, but an average of five new bird species are discovered … Continue reading Belize’s Best Birdwatching
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 greatest attraction, the Belize Barrier Reef. The reef is the most intact coral reef within the Northern Hemisphere. It’s comprised of seven key marine zones, … Continue reading Preserving the Belize Coral Reef
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 enough stimulation. Maybe you’re one of them. Maybe you have the dream of living a low stress life in a beautiful tropical setting, but you’d … Continue reading Making a Living After Moving to Belize
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 heard of. Since that time tourism has continued to rise at a rapid pace. This year a whole new slew of articles have appeared in … Continue reading Placencia is Being Upgraded!
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. Belize is a veritable jewel in the Caribbean and money-wise, it’s still the best deal going. Though moving there isn’t especially complicated, there are some … Continue reading Moving to Belize
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 Blue Hole is Belize’s most famous natural wonders and certainly its most photographed. Ever since it was discovered by Jacques Cousteau in 1971, divers have … Continue reading The Great Blue Hole — Belize’s Most Famous Excursion
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 ocean. • You walk along a white sand beach that’s accessible by merely walking out your back door. • You live simply, purposefully and in … Continue reading Thinking about buying one of those Belize condos for sale? Some key things to know.
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 exactly known as an artist community, there are colorful splashes of the creative urge painted all across Placencia. Consider, for example, Placencia’s signs. Hand painted … Continue reading Belize is Hand Painting the Town Bold
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 in Belize, you’ll be pleased to discover you won’t have to suffer. Belize has some fantastic beans to brew. The local coffee industry is still … Continue reading Scoring Awesome Coffee In Belize
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 out in the sun means being vulnerable to sun damage. Take it from a fair skinned redhead, nothing is worse than getting a nasty burn … Continue reading Under The Belizean Sunscreen