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This Ain’t No Chucky Cheese – A Kids Party at the Beach Bar

Expat Life

Another aspect of expat life that is different in Belize – it is perfectly acceptable to throw a last minute birthday party for your 5-year-old child and her 6-year-old friend at a bar. Since Tink and her friend, Eva were both having birthdays, their parents (Cindy, Andy, Sandra and Florent) decided to team up and make it a double. It ... Read More »

South Island Pool Time and Gorgeous Weather

South Ambergris Caye Island

Every day I can easily find a good reminder of why I am still happy I moved to Belize. Lately, it is the absence of cold that has my spirits high. Even though it is in my nature to hibernate like a bear in winter, and could easily do so way too much, I made myself get out and do ... 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 »

Flintstones Size Belize Licence and Money Saving Option

Belize Licence

From the “Only in Belize” actually the “Only in San Pedro” file… September is my birth month so my Driver’s licence was up for renewal. This year, I waited until the pink eye epidemic had mostly passed to cross that chore off my list and today turned out to be the perfect day for it. First thing this morning my ... Read More »

We Get to Use the Pool Too?

Ambergris Caye Accommodations

A lunch invitation took my friend Aimee and I 3.5 miles north of San Pedro town to O Restaurant at Las Terrazas resort. While there we got to talking with the new general manager Julian. When he mentioned wanting to include the local crowd more in regards to the restaurant versus just the tourists the first thing out of my ... Read More »

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