Beer & Cocktails

Exciting New Bars & Restaurants on Ambergris Caye: Stella’s Smile


***Please note that this post was written in great anguish and it is a modern miracle that my 2012 HP wasn’t tossed over my balcony.  What is it about computer problems that make me insane and murderous?*** New spots are popping up around Ambergris Caye.  Not just change of ownership at an existing place butKeep reading »

Moments in San Pedro, Belize Over This Past Week


The weather this week has been pretty gorgeous on Ambergris Caye.  The municipal elections are over (phew!), the sargasso algae/seaweed is at an all-time high level and, as usual, there is plenty going on to keep me busy in San Pedro.  Here are some pictures from around the island.  If you run into me anywhereKeep reading »

Extravagant Wine Pairing Dinner at the Always Delicious Casa Picasso


Belize is best known for our locally made rums and for the national beer – Belikin.  Wine is a relatively new import.  When I first moved to Belize, the selection was very limited and very expensive (even a bottle of Pina Colada flavored Boone’s is often priced over $20bzd – clearly VERY distressing to my upscaleKeep reading »

Sunday at the Gorgeous Rojo Lounge on North Ambergris Caye, Belize


The weather on Ambergris Caye continues to be beautiful.  Warm (and getting warmer), windy and lots and lots of sun.  Apparently, for the past few weeks, the terribly beach-chic Rojo Lounge has been opening on Sundays for a bit of a Sunday fun day celebration.  (Rojo is a favorite on all sorts of international best barKeep reading »

Harley-Davidson Bike Rally On the Beach in Belize Brings Hundreds From All Over Central America


Harley-Davidsons?  In Belize?  Black leather?  On the beach?  A friend sent me a message about this rally just yesterday.  The first annual Harley-Davidson Bike Rally in Belize.  Ummmm…seriously?  Bikers, known for leather and boots, riding in the Central American heat to a country where gasoline is over $10bzd a gallon to…park at the beach? THISKeep reading »

San Pedro Scoop: My Best of 2013 – Part Four & A Bit of Christmas


I’m no longer going to apologize for the endless quality this series is taking on.  I’m just going to dive back into it.  I hope everyone had a very very Merry Christmas.  Mine took place at a beautiful beach front condo south of town… Sun, lobster & steak, really great friends that I’m lucky toKeep reading »

San Pedro Scoop: My Best of 2013 – Part Two


Yesterday I meant to do a recap of my year (Part ONE) and going through pictures, I made it through 2 months only.  I guess I was busier than I thought in 2013.  Not a bad thing…not a bad thing at all… SAP ALERT!  Belize is really the coolest country ever.  I spent about 5Keep reading »