north carolina · Travel

Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Weekend Guide to Fuquay-Varina, NC If there is one thing that I want people to learn from all of my traveling... it's that "to travel" has nothing to do with distance or amount of time away. Travel is about experiencing new places and new things, anywhere and everywhere. I have fallen in love with exploring… Continue reading Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Travel · virginia

Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

Springfield Distillery: Springfield Distillery is located on River Rd. in Halifax VA, about 30 minutes from Danville, VA. Springfield is truly an amazing local gem, with outstanding drinks - and yet, I have found that so many people in Danville still don't realize that it even exists. So, you're welcome for introducing you to your new… Continue reading Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

Food · restaurants · Travel · virginia · Virginia Restaurants

The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA: The Trellis Bar and Grill James and I traveled to Williamsburg, VA to create content for Water Country USA, and you can view my video and blog here. However, our trip was taken to a new level when we had the absolute pleasure of dining at The Trellis Bar and Grill… Continue reading The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

Travel · virginia

The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

The Mark Addy Inn: We set off on another Girls Trip to tour the best Wineries and Breweries in Virginia; and The Mark Addy Inn so graciously hosted us during our two night exploration! I have recently fallen head-over-heels in love with staying in bed and breakfast style hotels - and The Mark Addy Inn… Continue reading The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

north carolina · Travel

Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

Bryson City Travel Guide:Bryson City is an absolutely gorgeous small town, nestled in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Bryson City is about 1 hour from Asheville, NC and about 1.5 hours from Gatlinburg, TN. Outdoor lovers, thrill seekers, foodies, and pretty much anyone else can all find something nearby to do and enjoy! Lodging… Continue reading Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

virginia · Wine · Wine Festivals

The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

The Legend of King Neptune: According to legend, Neptune was a Roman God who ruled the seas. He carried his trident and was pulled by a team of dolphins, calming the sea along the way. Each year, the Neptune Festival selects members of the VA Beach community to play the part of Neptune and his… Continue reading The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

Food · Travel · virginia

Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

Wine · Wine Festivals

List of 2018 Wine Festivals in VA and NC

2018 Wine Festivals in VA & NC: One of the things that I love about where I live is the amount of Wine Festivals that we have in our general vicinity! Here is a comprehensive list (well - the one's that I have my eye on anyway) of all of the 2018 Wine Festivals in VA… Continue reading List of 2018 Wine Festivals in VA and NC