Some East Coast food and wine travel to the Virginia vineyards around Charlottesville has an altogether different vibe than a visit to California wine regions. I moved to Washington, DC almost two years ago from San Francisco, CA. When I lived in California, I enjoyed taking weekend road trips with my husband to Napa, Sonoma, … Read more
“What’s your favorite spot to have a picnic?” When I sat down to write my answer to this week’s question, I had to struggle to think of the last time I actually “went on a picnic.” Sure I have eaten a sandwich wrapped in cellophane several times in recent memory… a picnic by default, really. … Read more
The next time you are driving up or down I-95 through the Mid-Atlantic you really should stop and visit Richmond, Virginia, for the night. I know there’s that I-295 that bypasses the Virginia capitol city completely, but still, I really think you should do it, and frankly, staying two nights would be even better. Not that I’m bitter or anything.
Clifton Inn, Charlottesville: When visiting the University of Virginia, my daughter and I found it to be a special place for a mother and daughter to stay. See the raindrops on the petals? My mother used to tell me that meant more rain was coming. She was right My older daughter and I just returned … Read more