When I moved from New York City to Belize in 2007, I just thought: Hooray! It's just like vacation but permanent. I'm on forever vacation! I had noooo idea what I didn't know.
Since then I've learned a few things...information that could be useful when considering a move to Belize or perhaps...anywhere. Navigating life in your new home of Belize. Such a gorgeous and warm and welcoming country but it's a different country from where I grew up. And some days... I feel like a fish out of water.
"Expat" is a term that I don't love...but it's useful to me in this case. I use it often and hear it a bunch. To distinguish people, generally from North America or maybe Europe, who made the choice to relocate either part-time or full-time to Belize.
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