Belize Culture Explained: Food, Religion, Languages, History

Let’s be frank: if you are into shopping, arts and nightlife entertainment, Belize is not for you. You won’t find big shopping malls, theaters or art galleries. In fact, franchises of global corporations, like Wal-Mart, McDonalds or Starbucks, are not present in Belize. However, if you are an outdoor lover, you’ll find many Belize attractions to explore: snorkeling and diving … Read more

Belize Climate and Weather Guides

What’s the weather like? That’s generally the first question folks ask when they’re looking for information about a new place. And yes, Belize has weather too! Let’s find out about it. The Belize climate is classified as subtropical, which means that – contrary to tropical regions – it does have winter months with slightly cooler … Read more

Belize Immigration: Getting a Visa and Residency

Another alternative for your Belize retirement? Become a Belizean citizen. Citizenship is available after 5 years of residency or by marrying a Belizean, but you must prove (somehow) that it is not a marriage of convenience. Belize is a country located in Central America and just south of Mexico and north of Guatemala. The country offers Caribbean … Read more

Is Belize a Safe Place to Live? Crime & Safety Guide

When you consider retiring in Belize, you’ll want to know how safe the country is. You may have seen Ross Kemp’s TV documentary about Gangs in Belize. While the documentary revolves mostly around violent activity in Belize City, the country’s crime stats as a whole aren’t that rosy either. Belize ties with Colombia with regards to crime … Read more

Cost Of Living In Jamaica: Can I Afford to Retire There?

Jamaica is famous for its reggae music, friendly people, and vibrant culture. But it’s also one of the world’s most beautiful countries, with a diverse landscape that features lush rainforests and spectacular beaches.  The residents of Jamaica enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with a warm climate and affordable cost of living. This idyllic setting has attracted … Read more

Fishing in Seychelles: 8 Species of Fish and Trip Planning Tips

The waters that surround Seychelles are one of the richest fishing grounds on the planet. This area attracts thousands of international sport and recreational fishermen each year who are keen to enjoy one of the world’s best fishing experiences. The diversity of fish species found in this part of the world is amazing. Anglers can … Read more

What Is A Fideicomiso? Buying Real Estate in Mexico

If you are interested in buying property in another country, it is important that you learn all of the rules relating to foreign investment. This will help you protect your investment and maintain control over your property in the future.  When it comes to Mexico, the Fideicomiso (pronounced fi-dei-co-mi-so) is one of the key legal … Read more

Cost Of Living In Indonesia: Housing, Food, Transportation Costs

With beautiful beaches, a warm climate, and a laidback lifestyle, it’s no wonder that Indonesia has become a popular destination with retirees. It is also an affordable place to live, with retirees able to enjoy a lavish lifestyle on a relatively small budget.  If you are thinking of moving to Indonesia when you retire, you’ve … Read more