A Belizean birthday party on Goff's Caye

Caracol and the Mountain Pine Ridge in Belize: Bandits, mud, the Mayan capital and water falls

Speedboat cruise through the jungle to the Maya site Lamanai

Orange Walk, La Milpa and Chan Chich: Spiders, Snakes and Crocs

Garifuna Settlement Day 2011 in Hopkins, Belize

Category Archives: English articles

Kerstin in da news

7. May 2012 at 22:34



Kerstin in San Pedro Sun newspaperKerstin in San Pedro Sun newspaper

Community meetings are a main part of the Disaster Risk Reduction Project Kerstin is currently working in. For the latest community meeting in San Pedro the media was present as well. Yes, it is quite weird when there is a video camera put in your face for TV and you have to answer all kinds […]

Official Video: A day on beautiful Caye Caulker, Belize, Central America

4. May 2012 at 18:34



In december, Holger facilitated a strategic workshop with the Caye Caulker chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association. The workshop focused on sustainable tourism development, segmentation of the tourist market and marketing techniques. The marketing angle of the workshop could be summed up by saying: “What tourists do we want on Caye Caulker and how […]

72 hour offer: All you need to know to travel and be free

30. April 2012 at 19:57



I have never advertised anything on this blog before. But I just bought this package (I wouldn’t invest the 1000 dollars it usually costs … ) of books and courses and love it. So I thought I’d share – I am sure some of you out there are looking for exactly this combination of blogging, […]

AC/DC vs. Piano in the City

25. April 2012 at 00:22



I’m not a very musical person. It’s not that I haven’t tried. From lessons playing the glockenspiel (yes, I’m the kid whose drumstick broke in week 2 and never got replaced…) to the flute (in year 2 I started biting on the mouthpiece, hoping it would break and I could sneak out of classes…), piano/keyboard […]

5 things to bring when you travel to Belize

23. April 2012 at 01:47



That's what it looks like after 2 hours of snorkeling and not noticing that your shirt was a few inches displaced...That's what it looks like after 2 hours of snorkeling and not noticing that your shirt was a few inches displaced...

I have been in Belize for the better part of a year now. I arrived with a backpack full of things that I didn’t need or that I could’ve easily bought here. A few things I brought proved to be very valuable. For the rest I just begged visiting friends. Here are the 5 things […]

Bird watching: Toucan invasion!

10. April 2012 at 01:46



Belize has a national animal (Tapir), a national tree (Mahagony), a national flower (Black Orchid) and a national bird (Keel Billed Toucan). I was able to scratch Tapir, Mahagony and Black Orchid off of my list months ago, shortly after getting here. But that Toucan … just didn’t want to show! And it’s not like […]

Erste Disaster Projekt Umfragerunde

8. April 2012 at 00:52



Happy after a long day

Um herauszufinden wie gut ein Projekt fuer eine Gemeinde war, muss man zunaechst einmal die Basis kennen. Fuer unser “Saving Lives in the Caribbean Through Prepardness” Disaster Risk Reduction Projekt waren wir in den letzten Wochen in 8 Gemeinden unterwegs und haben die sogenannte “Baseline” Umfrage gemacht. Dabei werden 100 Haushalte aus allen Teilen der Gemeinde mit 32 […]

Surveys, surveys, surveys

8. April 2012 at 00:42



Happy after a long dayHappy after a long day

In order to measure the impact of a project you have to know what the basis is. For our “Saving Lives in the Caribbean Through Prepardness” Disaster Risk Reduction project we worked on exactly that in the past weeks. In all the 14 communitites we did the so called “baseline” survey to measure how well […]