Planning a Trip to Cuba the Right Way

The iconic images you see on social media feeds from a trip to Cuba are enticing. All those salsa dancers, smiling kids playing baseball, and cigar-smoking men playing music or driving classic cars paint an exotic picture. You see visitors walking on deserted beaches, a fruity rum drink in hand. Don’t you want to beam [&hellip

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Cazul 100 Reposado Tequila Review

I had seen the name Cazul 100 pop up now and then in spirits competitions and saw some high ratings of it here and there, so when I saw this tequila in the airplane bottle section in a Florida liquor store, I picked a couple up to try at home. It’s made from 100% blue [&hellip

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South America has 4 of the Top-10 Wineries in the World

You might expect South America to make a decent showing among the best wineries in the world. Would you expect them to blow away France, Italy and California though to claim four of the top ten spots? To place #1 and #2? That’s what happened last week in the annual World’s Best Vineyards Awards. See [&hellip

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Two Updates From Torres del Paine: Explora and Singular

While it’s the off-season in Patagonia as I write this and you can’t hop on a plane and fly to Chile, we’ve been updating some of our older reviews from the region to assist you with your travel planning for the future. When we can move around again but are looking for wide-open spaces, it’ll [&hellip

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Mocambo 15-year Rum From Veracruz, Mexico

Sometimes I have to leave Mexico to try a new Mexican rum and that was the case when I stumbled upon Mocambo Rum from Veracruz. I did a double-take when I saw this single barrel aged rum on the shelf at a Total Wine store in Florida since I’ve never seen it once in Mexico. [&hellip

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Award-winning Dano’s Dangerous Tequila

The founder of Dano’s Dangerous Tequila is a former traveling surfer who started out making tequila infused with pineapple and jalapeno peppers for his friends.  (We’ll check that version out in another post). The company eventually gravitated to the traditional blanco, reposado, and anejo versions though and it seems they connected with the right partners [&hellip

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