Wanderlust

How To: Traveling to St. Vincent

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 21, 2016
Traveling to St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Traveling to St. Vincent & the Grenadines should be on your travel bucket list for 2017! When most people speak about traveling to the Caribbean, it is rare to have this group of islands in the southern Caribbean be part of the conversation. Whether it’s due to lack of coverage or limited promotion, there’s no denying the magic waiting to be found in their lush …

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Join Team Carry On & Team Global Entry

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 13, 2016
Team Carry On & Team Global Entry

If you’re a frequent flyer, you need to be on Team Carry On & Team Global Entry! The benefits of both save you time, hassle, energy and unnecessary headaches that often accompany luggage and airport security. Whether 2 days, 10 days or 15 days, you can still be part of Team Carry On for your trip. It’s all about strategy & planning, people! This quick …

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Ticket for One: Solo Travel to Chicago

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 4, 2016
Solo travel to Chicago

A little business mixed with pleasure influenced my solo travel to Chicago aka the Windy City! I always welcome the opportunity to explore new cities and experience the energy of new places. Imagine my excitement when a workshop brought me to this bustling city full of history, culture and some of the best culinary delights in the world. As the third most populous city in …

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Ticket for One: Solo Travel to Barbados

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 29, 2016
Solo travel with Silver Moon Barbados

When you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and book that trip for one, solo travel to Barbados is the ideal location for any novice solo traveler. From the food to the sights to the beaches, there’s something for everyone in this tropical destination. With one of the highest visitor return rates in the Caribbean, here’s why Barbados should be your first solo travel destination. …

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Solo Travel with Silver Moon Barbados

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 29, 2016
Solo travel with Silver Moon Barbados

Complement your solo travel with Silver Moon Barbados! My solo vacation to the easternmost island in the Caribbean was made perfect thanks to the crew on the Silver Moon II luxury catamaran cruise. With a friendly group of 12 passengers in an intimate plush setting, the team at Silver Moon Barbados made each passenger feel like royalty from start to finish. Want to be treated …

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A New Travelspective – US Virgin Islands

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 25, 2016
St. John, US Virgin Islands

The great thing about the US Virgin Islands is that each island offers a different perspective on “island living” and how to do it right! Although I was born and raised in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, the other islands – St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island – each have a special place in my heart. Travelspective, a newly launched digital travel channel and …

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Granada, Spain: 5 Reasons to Visit

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 21, 2016
Granada, Spain

When I decided to study Spanish abroad, Granada, Spain was not even on my radar as a place to consider for my 4-month stay in the country. A chance meeting at my local farmers market in Hollywood, FL led me to learn about this city from an artisan olive oil merchant with Spaniard roots. What I discovered when I arrived could not compare to his …

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Why You Shouldn’t Visit Denmark in the Winter

Q the Cruzan Foodie - March 10, 2016
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To visit Denmark has always been a travel bucket list destination for me. Being born and raised in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, I was reminded daily of the Danish influence throughout the island through the architecture, restored plantations & cobble-stoned streets. When the opportunity came about to visit Denmark during my time living abroad, I jumped at the chance to visit a place reminiscent …

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#GameChanger Goals with Uptown + Kia

Q the Cruzan Foodie - February 7, 2016
Uptown & KIA-- 2016 CHROME (2)

Nothing says #GameChanger like throwing caution to the wind and stepping completely outside of your comfort zone to uncover your true self. In October 2015, I stepped on a plane headed for Spain, ready to immerse myself into a new culture where the native language was not my own and the location was a six hour time difference from everything I knew. Now four months …

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