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Belize’s 3 Best Beach Towns

Belize’s 3 Best Beach Towns

Most expats who consider moving to Belize dream of living near the Caribbean Sea on a beach. Fortunately for them, Belize offers several beach lifestyle options. Right now, the three most popular beach areas expats settle are Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, and the Placencia Peninsula. Here's a quick peek at each of these popular beach retreats... Ambergris Caye is the island that I've called home for the past six years—and I'm not the only one who has discovered its charms.

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and sand, these islands are great for a vacation. But move there? Most folks assume it’s just too expensive and don’t give it another thought.

Life in Costa Rica is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Life in Costa Rica is Just What the Doctor Ordered

As a physician I can unreservedly say that one of the gravest problems constantly pursuing Americans—one of the major assassins of health—can be cured by living in Costa Rica. Yes, cured.I’m not talking about heart disease or asthma or cancer. I’m not referring to high blood pressure, high cholesterol...

Placencia or Ambergris Caye: Which to Choose in Belize?

Placencia or Ambergris Caye: Which to Choose in Belize?

Placencia and Ambergris Caye are two places in Belize very popular with tourists and expats. You will find countless online debates about which one is better, more-loved, or more livable. As an expat who has lived in both places for five years, I can attest that they offer distinctly different lifestyles...