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

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

6 Regional Destinations I’m Determined to See this Year

We all have aspirations to do huge international, multi-country trips for long periods of time. But what about the less extravagant yet still amazing trips? I’m talking about the “local” ones, the ones you can get to easily and are … Continue reading

7 Eateries You Need to Try in Arlington, VA

7) Whitlow’s on Wilson Home to possibly the best Happy Hour in Arlington, Whitlow’s on Wilson offers a great bar scene for people of all ages. Dozens of beers on tap, a dozen more in bottled, every Monday –¬†Tuesdays – … Continue reading

Best Hidden Gems of Virginia

When most people think of Virginia… well actually, most people don’t think of Virginia. At least not that often. But here we are! Bordering the nations capital, the Atlantic ocean, and home to a few of the wealthiest counties in … Continue reading

Back To Reality… Again (15.10.2014)

As our fall break came to a close, we made sure to pack as many cool and interesting things in as we could (hence why I wasn’t writing any posts, because I was too busy!) I believe I left off … Continue reading

Pictures, On Pictures, on Pictures. And Food.. (11.10.2014)

Before we venture off into the city, I should probably tell you about everything we crammed into our 21 hour day. After we landed in Chicago, we headed back to Maggie’s house, where she toured me around her humble abode. … Continue reading

Chicago Bound (10.10.2014)


What better reason to wake up at 4:00 AM then to catch a flight? Flight FFT1344, IAD-ORD for those of you who are interested.

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Today we are Chicago bound. Bring on the hot dogs and deep dish pizzas and thick accents. The diet that I worked so hard on is about to all go to waste. But, when in Chicago, do as the Chicagoans. There will be plenty of time to eat healthy when I get back. It’s not every day you’re in the grand “Windy City”, you know!

I’m still taking suggestions as to what Maggie and I should do while in the city! Comment below if you have a “must” see!