Tagged with Beer

Black Mountain, NC (USA) | Art in Hours

Black Mountain, NC (USA) | Art in Hours

Final stop on our week long journey through southeast Tennessee, northern Georgia and western North Carolina—the tiny town of Black Mountain, North Carolina. We had the better part of an afternoon here, on our way to the Asheville regional airport, where we’d drop our rental car and fly home. We started with a visit to … Continue reading

Asheville, NC (USA) | History Hub to Hops

Asheville, NC (USA) | History Hub to Hops

My roadtrip adventure continues to Asheville, North Carolina. So far, we’d flown to Chattanooga, TN then drove to Blue Ridge, GA on our way to Asheville. I’d never been to the vibrant bohemian artist town with a reputation as ‘Beer City’. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is probably still best known as the … Continue reading

Blue Ridge, GA (USA) | Perfect Mountain Town

Blue Ridge, GA (USA) | Perfect Mountain Town

If you don’t have friends with houses in places you’d like to visit, make some! I’ve hosted loads of visitors in my life, and thankfully, I have friends who reciprocate. I’m always happy to trade lovely housewarming gifts for their hospitality and company. My friend and I flew into Chattanooga, rented a car and drove … Continue reading

GERMANY’s Maritime City of Lübeck

GERMANY’s Maritime City of Lübeck

Just a short time exploring the cobblestone streets of Lübeck, Germany is enough to soak in the culture of this once major trading center founded on the Baltic coast in 1143. One of the thriving medieval cities of the Hanseatic League, a confederation of merchant guilds and market towns which monopolized trade routes in the … Continue reading

NORWAY | Vikings & Farmers & Fjords Oh My!

NORWAY | Vikings & Farmers & Fjords Oh My!

If you’ve never seen the History Channel’s action packed historical drama, Vikings, I recommend checking it out if you are planning a visit to Norway (or not; it’s that good). We visited a few ports of call during a Northern European cruise. While cruising isn’t my preferred way to travel, it was interesting to explore … Continue reading

Boots & Brews | Shenandoah Valley, Virginia USA

Boots & Brews | Shenandoah Valley, Virginia USA

Charlottesville, Virginia isn’t just a university town where you can visit historic Monticello, home to Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and founder of the University of Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley offers some of the best hiking and scenery of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-Atlantic. Be sure to check out … Continue reading

My Best of Music City USA | Nashville, TN

My Best of Music City USA | Nashville, TN

Hot, hot, hot. Hot chicken, hot weather, hot job market…this city is hot in every way! With so many Americans forgoing international travel well into 2021, American parks, cities and towns are more popular than ever among starved and thirsty travelers, and Nashville has something for them all. In fact, Nashville has replaced Las Vegas … Continue reading

Goin’ Down the Ocean, Hon

Goin’ Down the Ocean, Hon

The weathered wood of an old boardwalk. The smell of coconut on skin. The sound of waves crashing into the shore. Otherwise known as the beach. Sitting in the shade of an umbrella as the sun beat down and the stifling heat reflected off the sand, I couldn’t help but wonder, “Who came up with … Continue reading

24 Hours in Paradise

24 Hours in Paradise

Welcome to the land of horse-drawn buggies, corn fields and cows, farm suppliers and silos, where references to Jesus as Lord and Savior abound – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Inspired by an article on agrotourism, I booked our family of five for a night at family owned and operated Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA.  Who … Continue reading