April 2018

Moving from Texas to Belize? Here are 5 Reasons to Get Excited

By | 2018-04-04T14:20:34+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Blog|

In recent years, many Texans have been moving to Belize in droves, and it's easy to see why. Just a three-hour flight from Dallas or Houston, Belize feels like another world where exotic wildlife and pristine Caribbean landscapes, a vibrant expat community, and a low cost of living make Belize a very attractive new home [...]

March 2018

What You Can Expect From Easter in Belize

By | 2018-03-28T21:09:14+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Blog|

Easter in Belize Easter is one of the most popular times of year to visit Belize, but this Central American country has its own unique take on how to celebrate the most important religious festival on the calendar. In Catholic communities, the Easter holiday is a seven-day affair, with street processions throughout Holy Week. In Belize, however, the Easter period only officially [...]

Belize going green, phasing out plastic bags and foam plates

By | 2018-03-26T00:36:23+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Blog|

On March 20, 2018, the Cabinet of Belize approved a proposal that will completely phase out the sale and use of single-use plastic shopping bags as well as Styrofoam and plastic silverware, plates, bowls, and cups. Vendors in Belize will have until April 22, 2019, to stop selling single-use shopping bags, items made from Styrofoam, [...]

Living the Green Life in Beautiful Belize

By | 2018-03-23T18:28:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Belize is rapidly becoming the most forward-looking countries in terms of taking pro-active steps to protect its environment. On February 18, 2018, the government of Belize announced that it will impose a 45-square mile (110-square kilometer) biological corridor in the northeast of the country. Although more than half of Belize's territory is already a protected conservation area, the new [...]

Planning your retirement to the Caribbean? Check out Belize, it’s a paradise for retirees!

By | 2018-03-20T14:51:47+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Retire in the Caribbean Whether you're already retired or will be retiring in the next few years, one of the best places you can choose is the lovely nation of Belize. Belize is smaller than the state of Vermont, but it feels much bigger because of all of the amazing nature. Pristine rainforests, majestic waterfalls, [...]

Belize Takes 5th Spot in Americans’ Home Buying Destinations Ranking

By | 2018-03-15T14:15:25+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog|

Buying a home in Belize In a recent survey published by Point 2 Homes, an influential real estate news website, Belize is the fifth-most popular destination for Americans buying real estate in countries in the Western Hemisphere. First and second place were reserved for America's NAFTA partners Mexico and Canada, and the American-ruled territory of [...]

Where to Buy Property in Corozal District, Belize

By | 2018-03-13T12:56:08+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Blog|

Belize is divided into six districts which are similar to states (in the United States) or provinces (Canada). The northernmost district in Belize is Corozal District, which shares a long border with the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Corozal District is rapidly emerging as the go-to destination for expats, investors, and retirees. Once the heart [...]

Visiting and Shopping in Chetumal City

By | 2018-03-05T17:14:28+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Blog|

Many expats and retirees in Belize are unaware of just how much is on offer across the border in Mexico. The Mexican state of Quintana Roo and cities like Chetumal offer residents of Belize easy access to world-class healthcare, affordable shopping, and familiar low-cost retailers like Walmart and Sam's Club. Chetumal City in Mexico lies [...]

February 2018

Belize: An English-speaking and Picture-perfect Spot for Retirement

By | 2018-02-24T17:42:40+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Blog|

Recently, the business news channel CNBC featured seven different English-speaking overseas destinations that are perfect for retirement. The CNBC article described several different locations that offer a number of incredible benefits such as a lower cost of living, great weather, and the fact that retirees won't have to learn a new language. One destination given [...]