Category: Posts of Belize interest

Items that pertain to all of Belize

See why Ex-Pats Like Corozal, Belize so Much.

Small town atmosphere, friendly people and lots to see and do, makes Corozal, a great go to place. Corozal has a lot going for it. Check out the variety of eating places. There is nightlife, but not like Miami. Recreation spots and Mayan ruins to keep your interest.   Corozal is the gateway to the […]

Posted on September 25th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

Beef in Belize

As you drive down the countryside in Belize, you will see cattle that resemble Brahma bulls. These are actually cattle raised here because of the weather conditions. They can thrive here while Angus and such can’t make it. The beef here is very healthy, but very tough. It is hard to find a cut of […]

Posted on August 28th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

What Kind of Lifestyle do You Want Part 2

Maybe you don’t want to veg out all the time. There are plenty of thing to occupy as much time as you want. You can travel, garden and even volunteer to keep busy. There are no less than 100 places to visit in Belize and surrounding areas. There is great fishing, whether dinner or trophy, […]

Posted on June 26th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

What kind of lifestyle do you want Part 1

Is what you want not to have to lift a finger except to pick up a drink? That is a very easy way to live in Corozal, Belize. You can hire a gardner to take care of all of your outside needs for about $5 BZD ($2.50 USD) per hour. That equates to $40 BZD […]

Posted on June 26th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

A/C or not

Most homes in the Corozal area and probably Belize are not air conditioned. There are several things to consider pro and con about A/C. Homes are not insulated, so it takes more energy to cool homes here. Electricity is not cheap here. There are two kinds of A/C units available here. One uses less power […]

Posted on April 10th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

Corozal, Many Living Choices

The Corozal Area has almost any living style you could want. Living in Corozal Town puts you right in the middle of the action. There are many homes and subdivisions around Corozal Bay. There are two fresh water lagoons, both named Four Mile Lagoons. One is between Corozal Town and the Mexican border. The other […]

Posted on February 23rd, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

Corozal, Great Place to Live

Corozal area is a great place to live. Corozal Bay is ever changing and is easily taken for granted. Corozal is located in the northern part of Belize yet very accessible by road or boat. It is very easy to go to Mexico, the Free Zone, and cities to the south.

Posted on February 19th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

I Love Speed Bumps

If you come to Belize, speed bumps are everywhere. I counted 32 bumps from Corozal to Belize City, and I think they added more since I counted them. Because there are very few Police cars on the road, speed bumps are used to reduce speed. The usual places for speed bumps are at schools and […]

Posted on February 15th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

Buying a Home or Property

What type of buyer are you? Do you jump in the pool, or do you put a toe in? Most people here will say to come and rent for a year before you buy. A lot depends on your mindset. Checking to see if you like it, is the way to go for many. On […]

Posted on February 10th, 2017, by skistrailContinue Reading →

Buying Property Cautions

Know who you are buying from and through. Knowledge is priceless in Belize. Anyone can attempt to sell you a piece of property. Here is a possible dialog: You find a piece of land you like. You are looking around and a person comes over to you. You ask if he knows the owner? He […]

Posted on September 23rd, 2016, by skistrailContinue Reading →