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Digital Nomad Life in Belize City, Belize

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By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Digital nomads and expats talk about what it is like to live in Belize City, Belize. Get tips from others living in Belize City about where to live, how to find a place to live, pros and cons of living in Belize City and more.

Where should I live in Belize City?

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We asked digital nomads and expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"I choose the San Ignacio area as it has the best local downtown, expats and locals mix well together, the folks are so friendly and the Expats are like my other family ! I found my home, thru Rainforest Realty www.rainforestrealty.com," said another foreigner in Belize City.

What do I need to know before moving to Belize City?

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Belize City, they said:

"Always travel to Belize first before you move here. Never try to make Belize just like it was for you back home... just accept Belize for what it is and enjoy it. It's an emerging third world country.... not the USA, so keep your expectations in check and go with the flow," remarked another member in Belize City.

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What do people appreciate most about the culture in Belize City?

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"The laid back.... it will happen when its meant to happen attitude. You can't help but relax. The food...... wholesome and homecooked. The friendliness of the people. The ability to communicate in English makes living here so easy. The multicultural aspect of residents and tourists that you meet every day from all different countries. Conversation flows, and is a constant learning opportunity," commented a person living in Belize City, Belize.

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William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

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William Russell Health Insurance

William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

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What do people find most challenging about the culture in Belize City?

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"Newspapers.... frontline news is always about murders etc. so it does scare you a bit. Newspapers.... each one is very politically orientated. So you get very one sided views. QRP (Qualified Persons Package).... can hold you back from doing things you might want to do. It does get frustrating," said another digital nomad in Belize City.

What residency documents or visas did I need if I will be in Belize City for a while?

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"It was very simple, please go onto the Belize tourist board website and check out Qualified retirement persons package. We had no problem, it was easy, and maintaining it annually is easy too. You can join this program from aged 40 onwards,," commented a person living in Belize City, Belize.

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What cultural blunders should I try to avoid making in Belize City?

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We asked people in Belize City if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. They wrote:

"Not yet, but I am beginning to SWEAR a lot more, which I have never done in the past," wrote one digital nomad living in Belize City, Belize.

William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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Get a quote for international health insurance from our partner, William Russell.
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Get a quote for international health insurance from our partner, William Russell.
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Digital Nomads Belize CityBelize City Guide

Digital nomads and expats talk about what it's like living in Belize City.

Belize Index Belize City Index
An index of all of our site's Belize City information.

Belize Forum Belize Forum
Talk with other digital nomads and expats in Belize on our Belize forum - meet people, get advice and help others.

Contribute to Belize Network Contribute
Help others in Belize by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Belize.

Expat Healthcare Advice in BelizeHealthcare & Health Insurance in Belize

Digital Nomads in Belize offer advice about healthcare, hospital visits, emergency rooms visits, finding a doctor and buying health insurance in Belize.

Best Places to Live in Belize Best Places to Live in Belize

If you're thinking about moving to Belize, here are the 6 Best Places to Live in Belize in 2022 based upon the experiences of expats living in Belize.

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Rentals in popular cities and towns in Belize.

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