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Working Hard Towards Former Parade Glory – Happy Birthday Belize

Happy Birthday Belize

Yesterday was Belize’s 37th Independence day and countrywide the nation turned out in style to say “Happy Birthday Belize”. While it was always great the past few years, the parade has been a little light. This year it finally felt like it was getting back on track towards what it once used to be (but still nowhere near as big.) ... Read More »

Boca Del Rio Blaze

San Pedro Fire

Ambergris was abuzz today with talk of the fire that displaced 75-84 people (exact number still to be determined) in the Boca Del Rio, San Juan area late last night. The fire broke out Just north-west of the Train Station Gym and behind Compadres bar on the lagoon side of town. The community is springing into action fast, food, clothing, ... Read More »

Fighting Crime on Ambergris Caye

Fighting Crime on Ambergris Caye

It’s with a heavy heart that I write this post, but I believe it’s necessary to keep my readers informed on crime. As many of you know, recently, Ambergris Caye residents were shocked to hear about a robbery and shooting of a long time US expat resident. Folks were even more saddened to learn of the victim’s death not long ... Read More »

The Best Readers a Girl Could Hope For

tacogirl Belize

I’m celebrating because it is Friday and because I have the best readers a girl could hope for. Thanks to my many flight code users, the Belize Cancer Center and Blue Water Community benefit with monthly donations. By using the code horizon when booking your Tropic Air flights online, you are giving back to a country in need (at no ... Read More »

Sometimes You Need Extreme Patience

Daily Life in Belize

I messaged both Wade and Kathy from Roadkill Bar this morning to let them know that I was finally changing my sign that is on display along the outside fence of the bar. After that, I decided to check and I found the start of getting the sign repainted dates back to May 20th, 2016. I tried to speed up ... Read More »

Belize Teachers Wanted by United States Schools

Belize Teachers

Once in a while opportunity knocks and for those lucky people whose door it knocks on, it can be life-changing.  Especially when it means expanding your knowledge and horizons within your chosen career in another country. Even better when it comes without having to make a huge decision to save up in order to be able to make it happen. I ... Read More »