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Rhode Island

Rhode Island  Summer 2022 The Ocean State is known for its seafood, stately mansions and beautiful waterways.   I spent my college years in this lovely state and this travel guide will show you the townies perspective with a little bit of history mixed in.  Highlighted are attractions in Providence, Warwick and Portsmouth that will capture your attention and immediately trigger you to book your next vacation to the area. 

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Bucks County, PA

Bucks County, PA Spring 2022 Bucks County, PA is the perfect weekend getaway for metro Washington DC residents that are looking for a low key vibe that will allow you to explore the area at your own pace.  In a reasonable 3.5 hours you can reach the quaint town of New Hope and start your vacation at a local restaurant to try the cuisine.  I would like to thank the

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Orange County, VA

Orange County, VA Spring 2022 Orange County, VA is located right smack in the middle of Fredericksburg and Charlottesville, VA.  After doing some genealogy research and learning about where my ancestors migrated from, I had to jump in my car and explore the land of my fore-fathers and fore-mothers.  In this travel guide, I visited the towns of Unionville, Freetown,  Gordonsville and Orange to experience the laid back demeanor and

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West Virginia

West Virginia Fall 2021 West Virginia has been calling my name for some time, so I finally packed up my saddle and drove the 1.5 hours from the Washington DC metro area to see where these country roads would take me.  I was initially intrigued to visit West Virginia from the show and novel The Good Lord Bird which is a dramatic historical interpretation of John Brown’s Raid that occurred

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Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville, VA Pack Up & Go July 30 – August 1, 2021 This was the first time in 18 months that I actually went on bonafide vacation since the pandemic, so I enlisted the services of the Pack Up & Go travel agency to get me back in the groove of traveling.  Pack Up & Go specializes in creating surprise trips that combine your budget, the length of your trip

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Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg, VA  Summer 2021 Anybody that has taken a road trip thru Virginia on the interstate 95 corridor probably has experienced gridlock around the Fredericksburg area.  I like to think of Fredericksburg as the city that welcomes visitors to the Northern Virginia region and all the great food and attractions in the area.  Known for being the third most authentically colonial town in the United States, I wanted to explore

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Washington, DC

Washington, DC Winter 2021 Washington, DC is so much more than the Smithsonian museums and the National Mall.  During this pandemic it allowed me to explore the city in a new light without having to compete to see and experience the beauty of the city.  In this travel guide, I take you to different parts of the city to explore different cultures that have built this transient city into a

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Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA Fall Edition – 2020 Alexandria is best known for its historic charm and delicious restaurant scene.  Since I have been grounded due to COVID-19, I wanted to take a deeper look into my own backyard and check out some of the great attractions Alexandria has to offer.  Get ready to learn, see and do in this small city by the Potomac River.   LEARN: Manumission Tour Company:  A

International

London, England – March 2020

London, England March 5-9, 2020 Jolly old England!  It has been over 20 years since I last stepped on British soil.  During that long period of time, I have become increasingly intrigued with revisiting England and making new memories as an adult.  I literally immersed myself in the English culture during my trip and made sure to visit London’s number one tourist attraction, Harry Potter.  Get ready to dive into

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Cartagena, Colombia – October 2019

Cartagena, Colombia October 7-11, 2019 In the past, Colombia had an undesirable reputation but now I’m glad to say that Cartagena is safe and economical city.  This jewel is rich with hospitality and African culture. Even Will Smith saw the beauty in this city, because it was one of the locations were they shot the film, Gemini.   I was first enticed to go to Colombia when I saw an