The Great Belize Debate…Island or Mainland?

Placencia Belize

Today’s blog is a guest post by Lessons in Belize blog by Pepper Carpenter. She is documenting her journey and sharing the valuable lessons as she travels to and lives in different districts of Belize. Peppers Story After visiting the island of Ambergris Caye in 2013, Pepper was hooked! Returning several times to explore the many diverse areas of this beautiful country, from Corozal ... Read More »

Hocus Pocus with Rotary Club of Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye Rotary Club

I have always been a big fan of magic – I watch Fool Us when ever I manage to catch it on TV. I have even seen Penn and Teller live when I was in Las Vegas for the world famous Consumer Electronics Show – great time. So you can imagine how pleased I was to find out that thanks ... Read More »

Huge News Trader Joes in San Pedro

Trader Joes products available in San Pedro Belize

As I mentioned in my last exciting purchases post Crazy Fun Chetumal Mexico Shopping, shopping in Belize is limited, especially on Ambergris Caye. Although I will say it has come a long way since I first moved here in January 2006. So you can imagine my excitement when my friend Leisa was taking her husband Cowboy Doug and I to ... Read More »

tacogirl Soul Food Guide for all Relationships

Belize Trips

After hearing a new friend Nurse Jennifer, recently compliment an old one Gary Bowline, in saying he is a good soul Sunday afternoon, I started began contemplating what that really meant. Immediately I started thinking of short phrases with the word Soul in them – see below.  For me, there was a common thread among the definitions I picked, something along ... Read More »

Miss America Latina


Pageants in Belize Belize is a country that has no shortage of Fashion Shows and “Beauty” Pageants. The Little Miss Chiquita, Elementary and High School pageants, as well as Miss San Pedro are all competitions held on Ambergris Caye alone.  The name is used loosely because there is much more to pageantry now than just beauty. Pageants of the 21st ... Read More »

Act Fast on a Stolen Cell Phone

Cell Phone in Belize

As many of you know, Monday night the unthinkable happened and my phone was stolen out of my bag. It went down so fast it made my head spin. I was walking on the north on the west side of back street and right at the parking lot between the Artists Market and San Pedro House of Culture. I did not ... Read More »

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