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Vegetable garden.

Why I Decided To Retire To Carmelita Gardens, Belize

How Dianne Found Her Simple And Self-Sufficient Paradise Overseas One of the interesting byproducts of the coronavirus era has been a new, global appreciation for self-sufficiency… People who had never lifted a whisk learned to bake their own bread… those without backyards figured out how to plant food, even if just some herbs… salon junkies…

Caye Marine Reserve in the near of the southwater caye, Belize.

The Best Way To Decide If Moving To Belize Is Right For You

A Land Of Adventure, Promise, And Quirky Placenames My first memory of travel is of my visit to Belize at about 5 years old. I had been out of the country just once before, and this visit to Belize was to be the first trip that imprinted itself on my memory. The snapshots are vague…

Christmas decorations in Alsace, France.

How To Celebrate A Traditional Christmas In France

Got The Stamina For A Traditional French Christmas? Paris has been alit since Nov. 24, give or take a few days depending on the quartier. The city’s Christmas streetlights bring a familiar cheer to strange times. It’s not the same this year as in years past, but there’s a festive feeling in the air despite lockdowns…

World flags

The Importance Of Obtaining A Backup Residency

Lessons Learned Standing In Line With 600 Other Desperate Folks… It’s 8 a.m. It’s cold and windy, with flecks of rain pelting down in angry bursts. I’m glad I grabbed that extra layer before heading out. I look at the line that snakes around the huge plaza I’m standing on. Nope, not mine. One small…