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Residency in Belize

What It's REALLY Like To Retire In Belize

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One year ago, David and Cathy Thompkins moved from northern Idaho to Cayo, Belize. How did that happen? I'll let them tell you their story in their own words.

How To Retire Overseas In 9 Simple Steps

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

It can be easy to overcomplicate the idea of retiring overseas, but, the truth is, in many ways, it's not much different than making a move within the States. In some respects, you could say it's easier. What makes it difficult is that you're working from a blank slate.

The World's Quirkiest Place To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Quirkiest retirement haven in the world? That'd have to be Belize. Belize City's roadways are built around a system of roundabouts (thanks to her British colonizers), but shops alongside them sell rice, beans, and tortillas still ground by hand. Everyone you meet speaks English (it's the country's official language), but this belies the stories of their origins.