All nationalities have stereotypes about them. We generalize about everyone. But how do others generalize about Costa Ricans? How do Costa Ricans generalize about themselves?… Read More »Costa Rica Stereotypes: An Outrageous Generalization
Belizean Kriol is one of the most fascinating aspects of Belize for foreign tourists and expats alike. In this short piece, Cathi Bray pays homage… Read More »“Mi Love Beleez”. A Short Homage To Belizean Kriol
James Dyde knows he’s a fat, bald, white, gringo. He knows this because he gets called it all the time in Costa Rica. But should… Read More »Is “Gringo” Offensive? (And Other Central American Nicknames)
David Segura is a Costa Rican who grew up abroad. That’s why he’s as confused about Costa Rica winter and summer as anyone. Here he… Read More »The Art Of Making Up Your Own Definitions (Costa Rica Winter And Summer)
Placencia resident Gary Peterson leaves his Caribbean coastal home for a trip to inland Belize and a hop across the border into Guatemala to visit… Read More »A Tikal, Guatemala Day Trip Out Of Belize
I’ll go right out on a limb and say this. Costa Rica is a xenophobic country and I have a serious issue with that. It’s… Read More »How Big An Issue Is Xenophobia In Costa Rica?
Thinking of moving abroad as a single woman? Don’t be put off! In this article, Cathi Bray meet three single women in Belize now living… Read More »Meet Three Expat Women In Belize Living The Single Life
Expat writer Jake Stamp takes us grocery shopping in Antigua Guatemala in this affectionate piece about life in this Central American country. Grocery shopping in… Read More »The Scoop On Grocery Shopping In Antigua Guatemala