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The Day of the Dead

The Day Of The Dead

Although, the Day of the Dead (also known as el Dia de los Muertos and Los Finados) is most prominently celebrated in Mexico in November, it is also very popular in many villages and towns in Belize. This is due to the fact that the tradition of celebrating the life and death of lost loved […]

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Belize real estate guide

A simple guide to buying Real Estate in Belize

The Belize real estate market is currently hot and I’m here to answer a few of your concerns. You probably Googled this how-to guide because you either saw a Buy Belize commercial or personally visited Belize, dipped your toes in our turquoise waters, climbed the ancient Mayan ruins and ate rice and beans with our […]

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Tips for Backpacking in Belize

Backpacking in Belize can be both enjoyable and budget friendly if you follow a few basic tips. The country is ideally located in Central America yet it’s more like a Caribbean island. It is small, safe, easy to explore and locals are friendly and helpful. Luckily, it’s also an English speaking country. Just make sure […]

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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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Off The Beaten Path Destinations In Belize

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

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shrimp and conch ceviche belizean style

Shrimp and Conch Ceviche

Although Ceviche is loved throughout Belize, Belizeans cannot claim that they invented this food. Ceviche is said to have originated in Peru, where the Inca’s marinated raw fish with their local alcoholic maize beverage – Chicha. When the Spanish came and introduced citrus fruits such as lime, it was perfected (there’s no arguing to that). […]

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Top Reasons To Retire In Belize

As an Expat Relocation Consultant and Property Manager in Belize, one of the first questions I ask my clients or prospective tenants is, “Why do you want to retire in Belize?” It’s important for me to know, because I want to make sure they have practical and valid reasons.  It helps me answer their questions […]

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