By Ann Kuffner, IL‘s Belize Insider The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island A popular question we receive from readers is, “What are the pros and cons of living on an island?” Since 2008 I have lived full-time on the island of Ambergris Caye, so I’m in a strong position to address Read more...: March 2017
Placencia Village sits at the southern tip of a 14-mile peninsula. With rustic wood cabañas and cottages painted in every color of the rainbow, along with the “smallest main street in the world”, Placencia maintains its authentic Caribbean charm.
By Ann Kuffner, IL’s Belize Insider In 1999, when my husband and I first visited Belize, the restaurants served popular Belizean dishes such as stewed chicken, rice and beans, stewed beans, tacos, and barbecue chicken. The drink options included Belikin beer, rum punch, and frothy pina coladas. But in the last 10 years, more tourists Read more...: May 2016
“Our day begins early, the local birds love to greet the sun and wake us up so we enjoy the sunrise over the water, too,” says Lynn Lawson. “Add a cup of fresh coffee and warm breezes, and we are totally relaxed. We take morning walks, greeting our neighbors and their pets."
By Ann Kuffner, IL‘s Belize Insider Finding a rental in Belize’s expat havens If you’re getting serious about picking a location in Belize, it’s best to make an initial trip to explore the entire country first. After narrowing your geographic options, I recommend that you spend at least a month or more renting in each Read more...: June 2015
Most expats who visit Belize focus on the popular beach towns on Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, and the Placencia peninsula. Each of these areas offer spectacular Caribbean Sea activities and lifestyle options.