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Unique food tour to the Spice Farm in Southern Belize
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The Top Tour Guide in Placencia
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Copalli Rum Distillery Tour at Copal Tree Lodge
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Libations with the Ladies

Unique food tour to the Spice Farm in Southern Belize

Another food tour post!  Belize is killing it when it comes to agritourism and I must admit, I’m IN to it!  It’s fun, it’s flavorful, it’s educational…what could be better?  In Southern Belize we have a bounty of bananas, a surplus of citrus, a plethora of papaya, a copious amount of cacao, and too many mangoes.  The climate is conducive to year-round growing and the soil is rich; which was the inspiration for the creation of the Belize Spice Farm and Botanical Garden– a beautifully special property you…

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The Top Tour Guide in Placencia

There are legions of great guides not just in Placencia but throughout Belize; organized, friendly, and knowledgeable are hallmarks of a good guide and the Belize Tourism Board actually has quite rigorous requirements for licensing guides.  Guides must complete a training program as well as keep current first aid certification and annual renewal up to date.  In the crowd of good guides on the peninsula there are a few that stand out for their greatness, Dr. Lyra Spang of Taste Belize Tours is exceptional and is my choice…

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Copalli Rum Distillery Tour at Copal Tree Lodge

We recently enjoyed an exceptional agritourism experience in Toledo District at the Copal Tree Lodge. The entire operation, from “field to flask” as they like to say, takes place on the property.

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Libations with the Ladies

My friend Nicole (owner of Dolce Cabanas) hosted a very fun event last weekend- a Belizean Bartender Workshop lead by the talented and knowledgeable duo from Taste Belize Tours, Peter and Lyra. It was a PERFECT afternoon in my opinion. The setting: pool side, overlooking the lagoon with two adorable pups frolicking in the yard. The audience: ten beautiful, fun, interesting, friendly, and thirsty women. The show: over a half dozen perfectly crafted cocktails created by Peter using local ingredients like fresh fruit, herbs, and of course Belizean…

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