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JANUARY 2017: GENERAL INFORMATION: Most budget travellers stay in Belize only briefly and are, usually, in transit between Mexico and northern Guatemala (either heading south or north). There is a good reason for this: Belize is expensive and it is not within GRANDPAcker price range. Tours are expensive / overpriced and you may […]


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DECEMBER 2016: Click here to read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: My sister and brother (and partners) joined me in Belize for Christmas 2016. One of our planned ‘special events’ was a trip over the Guatemalan border to see the Maya Ruins at Tikal. We planned to base ourselves in San Ignacio, Belize […]

Tikal – Guatemala – Day Trip from Belize

DECEMBER 2016: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Caye Caulker to Hopkins by water taxi and public bus. In Caye Caulker, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Axios Sun Apartments. I got the Axios at a discounted rate of US$32 / night but a 9% tax and […]

Hopkins & Punta Gorda – Belize – Information

NOVEMBER 2016: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye to Caye Caulker by water taxi. In San Pedro, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Hotel Ocean Paradise. I got the Ocean Paradise at a discounted rate of BZ$65 / night (US$32.50). It was […]

Caye Caulker – Belize – Information

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NOVEMBER 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Immigration, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye and include: Belize Immigration Fees 4 nights in BELOW GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation 14 nights in GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about San Pedro. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here […]

San Pedro – Ambergris Caye – Belize – GRANDPAcking Costs

NOVEMBER 2016: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Merida (Mexico) to San Pedro (Belize) by public transport. I stopped off to see some ruins on the way in both Uxmal and Calakmul (Xpujil). In Merida, I stayed in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Doralba Inn. I got the Doralba at […]

San Pedro – Ambergris Caye – Belize – Information

CLOSED: My tour of Belize is done, at least for now. Please SEARCH FOR ‘Belize‘ to find all of my Postings, Travel Budgets and Retirement Reviews. I found no GRANDPAcking Retirement Locations in Belize. Meanwhile, here is some general information about Belize and / or the places of interest that I […]


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SEPTEMBER 2017: Click here to read our Guatemala Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua are known as the CA4 (Central American 4) countries. They have agreed to share a single Tourist Visa of up to 90 days. As you cross the borders within these CA4 countries you do not get […]

Roatan – Honduras – Visa Run – To – San ...