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Two Iconic Islanders Need Your Help – Maria and Coconut Leo

San Pedro Belize

Sometimes life throws a curve ball your way and you have to do what you can to survive. As was the case of Maria the fruit/juice lady, a global favorite. Both my friend Jenna and I were happy to see she and the family fruit stand landed in a new location after both her home and her business were forced ... 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 »

Losing Your OCD in Belize

OCD in Belize

Living on Ambergris Caye for 12 years has made me realize that losing your OCD in Belize is a part of natural evolution. Let me qualify above statement by saying I have long said everyone has a little bit of “Sheldon” in them. For those who are not familiar, he is the oddly amusing high-level Obsessive Compulsive Disorder character in ... Read More »

Dangriga’s Vital Role in Belize’s Health Care System

Belize Cancer Center in Dangriga town

Garifuna drumming and culture is one of the first things that comes to mind when people think about Dangriga. This city which is the capital of the Stann Creek district is also home to a very important place that very few people know exists, the Belize Cancer Centre Dangriga (BCCD). The BCCD plays a vital role in Belize’s health care ... Read More »

April Events and Weather

April Events in Belize 2018

This months calendar is completely full, leaving no reason to say you’ve got nothing to do and great weather to do it in 😀 During April the temperatures on Ambergris Caye typically vary between a daily high of about 29°C / 85°F and a daily low of approximately 24°C / 76°F. Average for April is around 26.5°C / 79.7°F. The winds typically ... Read More »