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Important Expat Passport Info and Low Cost Electricity

Passport Information for Citizens from the United States Unfortunately for U.S. expats, the news is not so good. This is the last month you will be able to get extra pages in your passport. Once you run out of pages you will have to apply for a new passport. As of January 2016, the Embassy […]

Moving to Belize

How a 10 Year Plan Became 5 Years With a 6 Month Trial

Best Laid Plans Have you ever had one of those moments where you start peeling a sticker off something and immediately realize that you should not have started that project? I had that happen to me on a few occasions. Thankfully for my silver Exacto knife, one of the VIP things I brought with me […]

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Ambergris Belize Water and How the Plant Works

Ambergris Caye Belize Tap Water; Is It Safe? While our tap water at the plant is completely potable, there is no guarantee as to the state of the pipes running from Consolidated Water to where ever you are. This was no different than downtown Toronto. On very hot summer days you could definitely smell a […]

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Cost of Belikin Beer and Other Items From the Distributor

There are two separate Bowen & Bowen (B&B) distributor buildings in San Pedro and there has been some back and forth confusion between the two over the years, leaving some people wondering exactly how the pickup and returns work. While you can still drop empties off at the old Belikin Beer distributor across from Island […]

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Expat Living – Finding a Way to Live and Work in Belize

Often I get emails from people who are ready to fulfill their dreams of moving to Belize. Not everyone is in a position to make their move abroad, retire and drink  Belikin beer or rum punch on the beach all day. A husband and wife team who recently wrote me from Biloxi, Mississippi are in […]