An Unexpected Phone Call

Ambergris CayeBelize

Monday morning I got an unexpected phone call from Linda of Brooklyn Brothers Bagel Shop. Much to my surprise she informed me that I had won a prize. When my friend Jack and I went to their grand opening as our big St. George’s Caye Day outing, he had filled out our raffle tickets in my name. Since they were doing the drawing that afternoon, ... Read More »

Celebrating September in Belize

September in Belize

It’s  that time of year again – September Celebrations. September 21, 2016 marks Belize’s 35th anniversary of becoming an independent country (from Britain), and September 10 is the day it gained independence from Spain in 1798 after winning of the Battle at St. George’s Caye. With two big events in Belize’ history occurring in the same month it’s no wonder ... Read More »

Useful Placencia Vacation Information

Placencia Belize Beach

Recently I was asked a very good question by one of the tacogirl Facebook page followers. He is planning a Placencia Belize vacation and wanted to know what his late night shopping options were. Since I tend to pay very little attention to time when I’m in Placencia because I am not usually on the clock, I defer to my excellent ... Read More »

A day on Caye Caulker Belize after Hurricane Earl

The Split Caye Caulker Belize

Today’s guest post comes from Meandering Fool (A funny Belize Blog) aka my friend Kendall. Sadly his business, Ecologic Divers  is one that got leveled in the storm. Thankfully he and his amazing crew had the dive gear and boats safely out of harms way. So what do you do when there is no longer a shop to run a dive and ... Read More »

I’m On My Way, What Should I Expect?

San Pedrito area Ambergris Caye Belize

Over the course of my 10 years of on Ambergris Caye, this is the worst storm damage I have witnessed. Local John Nunez once told me stories from Hurricane Keith and how middle street was suddenly open to Jet Ski’s. In the face of adversity you can really see how people come together to help one another. Another story from ... Read More »

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