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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 »

The Difference Between Sargasso and Seagrass

Difference Between Sargasso and Seagrass in Belize

Travelers are sometimes unclear on the difference between sargasso and seagrass. Besides the stench and residue left by decomposing sargasso also known as sargassum, there are a couple of other differences. Sargasso is not permanent but appears for random chunks of time and it can affect peoples health. I have yet to hear of anyone having an allergic reaction to ... Read More »

Using Digicell Data on Vacation and SIM Card Information

Belize Sim Card

A recent forum thread asking about unlocked phones and getting a Belize SIM card with a data plan was a good reminder to do an update on basic vacation phone options and pricing for travelers. Since so many that visit Belize fall in love and start daydreaming about how they can make their move, I have also included home WiFi ... Read More »

Island Style Recycling and Household Battery Collection

Island Style Recycling

Living on an island can turn you into a bit of a hoarder. Sometimes it is a case of not knowing whether you will see a certain item again and you might do one of a few things. Binge shop and buy it all up. Be sensible and buy what you need but walk away wishing you had opted for ... Read More »