Virginia Is For Lovers: The Budget Travellers Guide to the Shenandoah Valley

Virginia has more to offer than the first US landing, although that is pretty cool. Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley is home to some of the world’s oldest mountains and their rolling hills display all the agony and weathering they’ve gone through. … Continue reading

Shenandoah Valley: A Story With Pictures

Me: “Where is the cabin this weekend?” Maggie (not a native Virginian): “Shenandoah!” Me: “Shenandoah is a big place…like… half the state. What do the directions say?” Maggie: “It says Shenandoah…” Me: “Oh boy… **takes a look at the directions … Continue reading

Get Your Ski On Around Washington D.C.! Best Skiing Around the Metropolitan Area

As the winter rolls in, most tend to flock south towards the warm weather! Rightfully so, I may add. However, for those of us who enjoy our cold weather and enjoy our winter sports, this posts for you! I’ve done … Continue reading

6 Attractions in Virginia You Probably Didn’t Know You Needed to Visit

I’d venture to say that Virginia isn’t the top destination for travellers visiting the USA. Furthermore, I’d say that the main reason people would visit VA is due to its proximity to Washington D.C. Well I’m here to tell you … Continue reading

Lolly-Gagging around Lollapalooza: Music Festivals Galore

Lollapalooza is one of the best music festivals in the United States, following Coachella and Burning Man. The Chicago based venue offers a wide array of musicians, ranging from Paul McCartney to Kid Cudi to Metallica. Obviously, the event is … Continue reading

Geno’s vs. Pat’s: The Battle of the Philly Cheesesteak

Anybody from the East Coast of the USA knows what a cheesesteak is. Within the realm of cheeseteaks, connoisseurs are more than familiar with the epic rivalry between Geno’s and Pat’s, two spectacular restaurants located in south Philadelphia, PA. Charbel … Continue reading

Whatever Activity You Want, The Outer Banks Has It: Top Things to do in the OBX

As I wrote in an earlier post, I had a plan to make it down to the Outer Banks, and I did! I’m there. The chain of islands off the coast of North Carolina is a hot spot for family … Continue reading