Gary Peterson has traveled and written about many destinations worldwide. He’s written travel guides for Europe including Italy, France, and the Greek Islands. For the past few years, he’s traveled extensively throughout Central America, publishing two books on Belize. Gary lives on the Placencia Peninsula, Belize, where he continues writing about Central America and the Caribbean.
The Hummingbird Highway, Belize was always one of the world’s great road trips. But new construction to straighten and widen this historic route threaten the… Read More »How The Hummingbird Highway, Belize Is Changing In 2019
Life in Belize can be a culture shock for many new expats. Long-term Placencia resident Gary Peterson outlines some of the common challenges that newbies… Read More »Are You Prepared For A New Life In Belize?
Belize is a tropical paradise but like everywhere, it has a dark side. But you needn’t be a victim in this country. Gary Peterson talks… Read More »Nine Tips For Staying Safe In Belize (Or How Not To Be A Victim Of Crime)
There are more Mayan ruins in Belize than you can shake a stick at. This tiny country is full of them. But many visitors might… Read More »Up (Too?) Close And Personal With Mayan Ruins In Belize
In this short piece, Placencia resident Gary Peterson discusses the problem of plastic beach trash in Belize, and urges everyone to start small when solving… Read More »Plastic Beach Trash In Belize: A Central American Epidemic
If you’re thinking about buying Belize real estate you need to be careful. Scams and fraud abound, but with some due diligence and a little… Read More »Real Estate Scams In Belize And How To Avoid Them
If Belize has always been a vacation spot for you, the thought of moving to “the Jewel” probably crossed your mind at least once. But… Read More »How Living In Belize Differs From Vacationing In Belize
Placencia resident Gary Peterson needed a break after showing his son-in-law around for a week. And when you need a break in Placencia, the obvious… Read More »Ranguana Caye, Belize: A Day Trip To Paradise