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Tasting the Capital: Carpe DC Food Tours

Q the Cruzan Foodie - December 23, 2016
DC Food Tours

Carpe DC Food Tours was a welcoming experience during a recent visit to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. As a town known for its political clout, ties to the African American community and widely recognized national monuments, I was intrigued to learn more about the food behind this renowned city. That’s where Carpe DC Food Tours came in. It was inspired by a passion for …

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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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Wanderlust Wednesday – Quito, Ecuador

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 20, 2016
Wanderlust Wednesday - Quito Ecuador

This week’s edition of Wanderlust Wednesday takes us to a 16th century Incan city nestled in the Andes Mountains of South America! Quito, the capital of the South American country of Ecuador, sits at an altitude of 2850 meters above sea level which makes it the highest official capital city in the world! Founded on the ruins of an Incan city back in the 16th …

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Happy New Year: Cruzan Foodie Style

Q the Cruzan Foodie - January 10, 2016
Cruzan Foodie New Years Greetings

Happy New Year to all my subscribers and followers! To kick off 2016, I compiled a list of places I am hoping to have the opportunity to explore during the year. Check out my “Happy New Year 2016” travel list. Can you guess which places I’ll be uncovering craft beer in? Do we have any travel destinations in common for 2016? Be sure to leave …

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Miami’s Newest Magical Happy Hour

Q the Cruzan Foodie - September 22, 2015
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Happy hour – a time most adults look forward to after a long, strenuous day at work. In Miami, you can find happy hours at just about every restaurant, bar or hotel but not all happy hours are created equally. At WunderBar, a globally inspired craft cocktail bar located inside Circa 39 Hotel on Miami Beach, guests must be prepared to be mesmerized and full …

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Cruzan Foodie 2015 Summer Festival Picks

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 30, 2015
'15 Summer Food Festivals

Summer time is here again and that means it’s food festival season in every corner and crevice of North America. Seasonal fruits are highlighted and showcased during festivals created in their honor such as strawberries, cherries, even lentils and asparagus (just to name a few)! Craft beers, BBQ & bourbon often come together during this time and makes for one-of-a-kind outings for you & your …

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Life Amongst The Clouds

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 6, 2014
Photo Credit: Anquanette Gaspard

  After completing my European travels abroad, it fully hit me that traveling is truly enlightening to me. It begins with  a morning rise with a million butterflies in my stomach fluttering with excitement & anticipation of the day’s adventure. Thanks to TSA Pre-check, I avoid the delay of excitement due to the security checkpoints & can embark on my journey much faster with iPad fully …

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