Travel

Crop Over 2017: Lush Cooler Party

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 15, 2017
Barbados Crop Over Festival 2K17

Fete Rating (On a scale of 1-5) 4.5 Lush Cooler Party is a guaranteed great time! I highly recommend this cooler fete to anyone coming to Barbados for Crop Over Festival. Tickets are easy to secure with a simple submission request form. Once you’re approved, tickets are paid through a third party payment service with a minimal processing fee. Lush got a knock on their …

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Seville in 48 Hours, Give or Take a Few

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 11, 2017
48 Hours in Seville

My 2015 European adventures allowed me to explore Seville in 48 hours, more or less. I was learning Español in Spain, the land where the language originated from and traveling to different Spanish cities was a must! Since I started my travels in Granada, the southern part of Spain, I decided that Seville – pronounced Sevilla by locals – would be the first city I …

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Ah Gwine! Barbados Crop Over Festival

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 27, 2017
Barbados Crop Over Festival

The countdown is on to Barbados Crop Over Festival 2017 and in 38 days, Cruzan Foodie will be front and center to witness (and partake in) the bacchanal that goes along with it. If you’ve been following me on social media (do that here, here and here), you probably know by now that I have yet to meet a Caribbean carnival I didn’t like. It’s …

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Like Fine Wine, St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Gets Better With Time

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 8, 2017
2017 2017 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

The 2017 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience (STXFWE) did the unthinkable: it surpassed expectations of each and every attendee who had the opportunity to experience one (or all) of the events of this year’s culinary wine and spirits festival! The annual benefit for the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development took place from April 7-10, 2017 and featured an event lineup bursting with the …

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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 2018! 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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