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Belize Banking and ATM Fees

Building in Belize

Banking in a foreign country can often seem like the crooked sticks in my featured image above. It does not always make sense. Thankfully somehow everything manages to come out straight in the end and you get your money for the most part. Since my write up on Helpful Tips and Issues With ATM Use at Belize Banks was of ... Read More »

4 Healthy Cheap Food Options From $3 – $15

Downtown San Pedro

I often get emails from readers planning their trip and wanting to know where to find cheap local food. Aside from mentioning a few places, I always tell people to look around for the “hole in the wall” spots. Although generally, people consider it moderate to slightly expensive, you can eat well at a healthy price. All four low-cost meals I ... Read More »

2nd International Deep Sea Classic Fishing Tournament

Bimini Start Deep Sea Classic Fishing Tournament

In July 2017 the 1st International Deep Sea Classic Fishing Tournament was held at Grand Caribe and it was a big success. The 2nd annual deep sea classic is on track to be bigger and better. The prizes have increased substantially and more boats have entered. Last year all totaled $44,000 in cash and prizes were given away. This year there ... 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 »

Officially on Summer Vacation and August Events

Summer Vacation Belize

Yesterday, after meeting the Reicks for a Coconut Leo house fund donation, my friend Jenna and I made a special trip to Escalante, just past Maria’s new shop – soon to be on Google maps. My trainer Sarah tipped me off that I should catch the last day of a special summer school and help promote it. When we arrived, ... Read More »

8 out of 10 White People Don’t Do This On Vacation…

San Pedro Belize

According to a recent golf cart joyride study done within a two-mile radius south of San Pedro town by the Madison Group, 8 out of 10 people do not wave at strangers while on vacation. It was also noted that the locals are much friendlier and being a “smiling culture”, will almost always wave or acknowledge a friendly stranger in ... Read More »