7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Retire in Belize

A humorous article recently published in U.S. News & World Report by Kathleen Peddicord entitled "7 Reasons Not to Retire in Belize" provided a reverse psychology twist to pretend to describe why some retirees are not moving to the nation of Belize in Central America. Following the recent entry of one of Canada's leading airlines [...]

By | 2018-12-04T12:04:53+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Belize in the News, Blog|0 Comments

Getting From Mexico City to Chetumal and Belize City

Tourism keeps booming as Belize has been experiencing double-digit growth in overnight visitors, and it's now easier than ever to get to Belize, particularly the country's northernmost Corozal District. Belize is sure to get another huge boost in international attention when the Discovery Channel broadcasts live direct from Belize's Great Blue Hole on December 2, [...]

By | 2018-11-29T12:13:58+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The 7 Best Reasons to Move to Belize

With wonderful year-round weather, low population density, and easy access to major cities across North America, it's no wonder that more and more people are choosing to move to Belize. If you've ever considered moving to Belize, here are seven great reasons why you should: The People World-renowned for their friendliness and hospitality, the people [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:27:14+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Safest Place to Live in Belize

Where is the safest place to live in Belize? The answer is Corozal District Many people who are considering moving to or investing in Belize get misled by somewhat confusing crime statistics. In reality, Belize is an incredibly safe country, especially for visitors, as the vast majority of untoward incidents occur between locals in a [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:26:34+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Where is Corozal Belize?

Corozal is the name of both a district (equivalent to a "county") of Belize as well as the district capital, often distinguished by being called Corozal Town. Corozal District is the northernmost district of Belize and borders the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The district capital, Corozal Town, lies about nine miles south of the [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:27:52+00:00 November 25th, 2018|Why Belize|0 Comments

Belize’s Thriving Afro-Caribbean Community

The BBC recently published an article on one of the most interesting cultures in the world, the Garifuna people, also sometimes known as "Black Caribs." The story of Garifuna begins way back in 1635 when a slave ship capsized off the coast of St. Vincent in the Caribbean. Survivors made their way onto the island [...]

By | 2018-11-23T18:30:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Risks of Buying Property in Belize

Risks of Buying Property in Belize When it comes time to think about buying property in an overseas location like Belize, it's normal to be cautious. There's always someone who wants to separate a fool from his money, and it's never easy to negotiate different rules and laws in a foreign country. The good news [...]

By | 2018-11-13T12:37:21+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Cost of Living in Belize

Many people are initially attracted to Belize because of the pristine nature, balmy temperatures, and delicious food but soon learn to appreciate the finer things thanks to a very affordable cost of living. The local currency, called the Belize Dollar (BZD), is permanently pegged to the US Dollar at 2:1, making it easy and simple [...]

By | 2018-11-12T13:02:29+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments