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Heading From San Pedro To Hopkins For The Mango Festival, V.I.P.

May 31st, 2015

Saturday, May 30th, was the Hopkins Village Mango Festival.  Gorgeous, grand old mango trees line the street of the little…

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What’s New In Placencia, Belize and Fantastic Meals at Maya Beach Bistro: Part One

February 3rd, 2015

It feels like AGES since I’ve been in Placencia, Belize – the peninsula that I must have visited 6…maybe 8…

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Belize’s First Electronic Music Festival at The Belize Ocean Club, Placencia

February 2nd, 2015

I arrived at The Belize Ocean Club, Placencia at about 10pm on Friday night for the kick-off party of the…

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One Beautiful Day in Hopkins Village, Belize and A Fantastic Spot to Stay

November 14th, 2014

Monday morning, I woke EARLY to catch the very first bus out of Placencia.  I’d spent three fantastic nights at…

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What’s New In Placencia, Belize and Fantastic Meals at Maya Beach Bistro

November 12th, 2014

Saturday I went on a bit of a whirlwind tour of the Placencia Peninsula to check out a few new things.…

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The All New Tipsy Tuna in Placencia Hosts The Belize Optimist Sailing Championship

November 10th, 2014

Sailing has been an Olympic sport since the very first games in Athens in 1896.  And interesting fact to me…

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Traveling from San Pedro to Placencia, Belize: It May Take 7 Hours But I Love the Journey

November 9th, 2014

Friday was a traveling day.   San Pedro, Northern Cayes, Belize, to the Placencia Peninsula in the south.  Just about…

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Road Trip with Chef Sean Kuylen: Buying Belize

October 17th, 2014

I am a giant fan of Chef Sean Kuylen.  Born and raised in Dangriga, Belize, trained informally, first by his family and…

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From San Pedro to Hopkins, Belize To Help: It’s NEVER Been Hipper to Snip

October 14th, 2014

Yesterday, for most of the day, I made my way south for a volunteer veterinary clinic held by the AMAZING Hopkins…

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Maya Beach Bistro on The Placencia Peninsula, Belize Would Make ANYONE Happy

September 13th, 2014

A few days ago, I wrote a post and put up a bunch of pictures about the lovely beachside community…

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A Stay in Maya Beach on the Placencia Peninsula Makes Me & My Stomach Very Happy

September 8th, 2014

After a VERY busy weekend – La Isla Bonita Telenovela Red Carpet Premiere, the Market Expo in Belize City and…

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A Belize Airline Discussion: Slow Season, Ticket Prices, Cruise Ships & The Placencia International Airport

September 5th, 2014

Just a few HUGE topics that affect each and every one of our lives in Belize – whether we work directly…

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Tiger Beach Club: Super Cool New Indian Spot Opens on Placencia Peninsula

September 3rd, 2014

I love Indian food.  So…when I heard that a swanky new spot was opening just north of Seine Bight village…

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More of Placencia Village, a Sunset Cruise and Uber-Cute Casa Placencia

September 1st, 2014

Okay…so in my previous post, I left off in Placencia sipping soda waters in the Barefoot Bar trying to cool…

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Traveling South in Belize: From San Pedro to Placencia – Here’s What I Saw & Ate…

August 27th, 2014

As the crow flies, I traveled about 100 miles.  San Pedro on Ambergris Caye to Placencia Village.  But as I…

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Easily Accessible from Hopkins, Mayflower Bocawina National Park Brings The Beauty & The Thrills

August 5th, 2014

The list of activities available through Almond Beach Resort in Hopkins, Belize was almost…well…overwhelming.  They got the ocean right there…

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Chef Sean Kuylen Makes Old Belizean Favorites Fresh, New & Sophisticated at Sittee River’s New Curve Bar

August 4th, 2014

The Curve Bar & Marina at Sittee River, Belize has been a small, local watering hole.  A place to grab…

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Menacing Lionfish Made into Gorgeous Jewelry in Placencia, Belize

July 27th, 2014

Lionfish are an invasive non-native fish that have infested our reef and are doing some serious damage to the coral…

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A Day At Tiny Ranguana Caye off Placencia, Belize…This is All I Need!

July 21st, 2014

Unlike the Northern Cayes (Ambergris, Caulker, etc.), the barrier reef, as you move farther south, is no longer visible from…

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Day Two in Placencia for the Belize International Film Festival at The Inn at Robert’s Grove

July 20th, 2014

That title is a mouthful…but I don’t want to leave out a thing.  Robert’s Grove and Placencia are as beautiful…

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