Lan Sluder is an old Belize hand, having been reporting on and writing about Belize since 1991. The author of more than 15 books and ebooks on Belize, Sluder has helped many people plan the adventure of a lifetime in this fascinating little English-speaking country on the Caribbean Coast of Central America. Among Lan Sluder's Belize books, besides Easy Belize (original First Edition and completely revised and expanded Second Edition), are Fodor's Belize, Living Abroad in Belize, Adapter Kit: Belize, San Pedro Cool, Belize Islands Guide and Belize First Guide to Mainland Belize. Sluder is also founder, editor and publisher of Belize First Magazine - a web edition is at http: //www.belizefirst.com. In addition to his books on Belize, Sluder has authored several books on Asheville and the North Carolina mountains, including Amazing Asheville, Asheville Relocation, Retirement and Visitor Guide and Moving to the Mountains. He wrote Frommer's Best Beach Vacations: Carolinas and Georgia and co-authored Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia. In addition, he has written books on the game of bridge, Play Bridge Today, a book on vintage Rolls-Royce and Bentley motorcars, Buy a Classic Rolls-Royce or Bentley and a book on 25 Great Private Eyes in Books, Movies and TV: Their Dives, Digs, Drives and Drinks. A former business newspaper editor and reporter in New Orleans, where he won a number of Press Club awards, Sluder has contributed articles on travel, retirement and business subjects to media around the world, including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Where to Retire, Canada's Globe and Mail, Charlotte Observer, Bangkok Post, The Tico Times, Newsday, TravelChannel.com and Caribbean Travel & Life.