Another Side of Belize—Look Beyond the Beaches to the Cayo District

Another Side of Belize—Look Beyond the Beaches to the Cayo District

By |
August 25, 2014

Belize is well-known for its aquamarine Caribbean waters, Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, idyllic cayes and miles of coastland. But not all expats opt for a coastal lifestyle. An increasing number have been captivated by the Cayo District's charms. They're drawn to the verdant broadleaf jungles...lush Maya Mountains...meandering rivers...and mystical Mayan ruins... Some come to stake out a piece of fertile land... Others yearn to live off the grid...

A Laidback, Low-Cost Lifestyle in Punta Gorda, Belize

A Laidback, Low-Cost Lifestyle in Punta Gorda, Belize

By |
October 31, 2013

Every now and again, when life feels hectic or I fear I’m getting into a rut, I think of little Punta Gorda, Belize. It’s become one of my favorite places to dream of visiting again. Right down near the southern tip of Belize, Punta Gorda looks out on the blue Caribbean. The barrier reef and its wealth of marine life—one of Belize’s main claims to fame—is 30 miles offshore here.