About Cathleen Juan

Cathleen first came to Belize as a volunteer almost 10 years ago. She now resides in western Belize with her husband and children. Cathleen enjoys photography, blogging, and working on the family farm.

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The Best Off The Beaten Path Destinations In Belize

Many visitors to Belize stick to the typical tourist destinations because they are easier to get to, but there is a lot more to explore besides popular spots such like Lamanai, ATM Cave and the Blue Hole.  With the following off the beaten path Belize destinations, getting there really is half the adventure.  If you consider yourself an intrepid […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to the Belize Healthcare System

Unexpected things can happen when traveling, so it’s a good idea to know a bit about how the local Belize healthcare system works. Belize is definitely not a country that first comes to mind when thinking about medical tourism; many areas are not at the same standards found in first world countries.  However, there are […]

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A Family Day at Chaa Creek Lodge

It can be hard to find activities for multi-generational family groups in Belize.  Often activities are too physical for older people or the very young, or not engaging for all ages.  When my parents come to visit I often struggle to think of things we can do together, and now that I have very young […]

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How To Ride A Taxi In Belize

Confession: When I first came to Belize, I could not figure out why cars kept honking at me. Did I just drop something? Was I accidentally walking in their way? Or was it just harass the gringo time? When I finally asked a Belizean friend, she got a good laugh, because all those cars were […]

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