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Thinking about moving to Belize? Answer these 10 questions first

Harvesting coconuts is such a romantic notion. Reality is that it is hard work and dangerous and for very little money. This is the reality of Belize — all is not as it looks, though much of it looks beautiful. 120 more words


Grand opening today: Yo Mama is so sweet . . . .

Two words in combination that will get a man’s glands salivating and his imagination fired up: “toppings bar.”

Yup, the words just reach deep into the primeval core and express all that is good in the world today. 372 more words


A night of terror and violence but Paradise isn't lost

Acting on information received of a Home Invasion, police visited the north side of the island at an apartment complex in the Tres Cocos area of San Pedro Town where they saw three persons with varying degrees of injuries.

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Doing stuff we haven't done before, Part 5: Poker run

“A poker run is an organized event where participants, usually using motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, horses, or other means of transportation must visit five to seven checkpoints, drawing a playing card at each one.

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Doing stuff we haven't done before, Part 4: Roasting beans


Like I always say, you can’t live without it and … well, you can’t live without it.

After nearly 40 years as a newspaper writer, I know what a really, really, bad cup of coffee tastes like. 1,492 more words


Doing stuff we haven't done before, Part 3: Where's the beef

Friday nights at Wine de Vine are something of a tradition in San Pedro.

That’s the place where newly landed ex-pats and seasoned veterans mingle with locals and visitors for a few hours over reasonably priced glasses of wine and artfully composed trays of cheeses, fruits and crackers. 1,235 more words


Doing stuff we haven’t done before, Part 2: What's SUP!

There have been better days than last Friday to go stand-up paddling for the first time on Ambergris Caye.

For one, the four previous days, which were marked by still air and a glossy flat sea. 975 more words