ABOUT THE USA
As one of the largest countries in the world, the United States of America (USA or U.S., for short) is full of bustling cities, wide open spaces, pristine national parks, and activities for everyone. Given its vast climate and geographical differences, visitors can plan any kind of trip they’d like. Hike through the snow-capped Rocky Mountains in Colorado, surf the waves in California, check out a Broadway play in NYC, drink craft beer in Michigan, see alligators in Florida, tour the free Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC – you’ll never run out of things to explore in this diverse and wonderful country!
June 17, 2022
Located along the C&D Canal in eastern Maryland, Chesapeake City is a small, waterfront town that’s perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway. Its historic downtown is very walkable with excellent restaurants and boasts fabulous canal views. I’ll share reasons why you should visit Chesapeake City and some of the fun things to do in this quaint town.
May 13, 2022
Nestled in southern Pennsylvania’s sprawling countryside, Lancaster County is a wonderful destination to get away for a few days. In Lancaster City, wander through the historic downtown to discover eclectic art galleries, boutique shops, and street art. Then, drive through the picturesque farmland, stopping for fresh produce at farmers’ markets and to admire historic covered bridges. Whether you’re looking for a city or a country getaway, Lancaster County, PA is a great choice!
January 21, 2022
With a interesting mix of traditional Amish country life and a trendy downtown core, Lancaster, PA is a great place to spend a few days or a weekend getaway. While Lancaster City offers art galleries, theatres, and historic buildings for city lovers, the sprawling rural farmland of Lancaster County provides a serene country escape. No matter what type of trip you’re planning, these unique places to stay in Lancaster, PA offer a perfect home away from home.
January 11, 2022
When visiting Lancaster County, PA, a driving tour to see some of the historic covered bridges is a perfect leisurely activity to add to your itinerary. Not only is it great for social-distancing, but it will guide you off-the-beaten path through the beautiful countryside. In this post, I’ll show you how to find awesome covered bridge trails in Lancaster County and our experience on them.
November 16, 2021
Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, is a charming town with a rich history. Situated on the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg has a small-town feel that makes you feel welcome. Plus, its plentiful fun activities and places to eat make it a great destination for a weekend getaway or a stop on your East Coast road trip itinerary.
November 4, 2021
President Theodore Roosevelt once remarked that the Pennsylvania State Capitol was the “handsomest building [he] ever saw”. As you drive into Harrisburg and catch site of the gleaming gilded bronze dome, you’ll be intrigued. However, once you enter this opulently-designed capitol for the free tour, you’ll quickly realize why the president made such a claim. Let me show you why PA’s beautiful capitol is a must-see building on your next East Coast road trip!
May 31, 2021
Boasting of 22 miles of gorgeous coastline, Jacksonville Beach, Florida is a fantastic destination for a beach vacation. Whether you’re planning a trip for the whole family or a couples’ getaway, you’ll find a wide variety of beach rentals from which to choose. To help you start your search, I’ve curated this list of beautiful, highly-rated beach vacation rentals in Jacksonville, FL.
May 11, 2021
Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway from Washington, DC or are on a Virginia road trip, visiting a winery in Northern Virginia is a guaranteed fun time. Stop for a wine tasting, buy a bottle to go, or enjoy a picnic while admiring vineyard views as you discover delicious Virginia wines. If you’re a wine lover, you’ll surely enjoy these spectacular Northern Virginia wineries and vineyards!
April 29, 2021
Just a short drive from Washington, DC, Northern Virginia’s wine country is a picturesque spot offering the perfect escape from everyday life. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a trip with friends, finding the right place to stay only enhances the experience. To help you find the best accommodations, I’ve curated a list of amazing Northern Virginia vacation rentals and Airbnbs in the heart of wine country.
February 2, 2021
Traverse City is a charming, small town located in northern Michigan at the foot of Grand Traverse Bay. A picturesque spot in all seasons with plenty of outdoor activities all year round, it’s a great spot to get away and relax on a trip to Michigan. To help you find the perfect place to stay, I’ve put together this list of awesome Airbnb stays near Traverse City.
January 21, 2021
Do you live in DC and need a weekend getaway? Or, are you thinking about taking an East Coast road trip in the DC area? Well, these incredible destinations would be perfect for your itinerary! They are all within a 3-hour drive (without traffic) from downtown Washington, DC which makes them convenient weekend trips. With a variety of opportunities to get out in nature, taste culinary delights, delve into history, or just lounge on the beach – there’s a little something for everyone!
April 3, 2020
In the past several years, the local craft beer scene in Jacksonville, Florida has exploded. New breweries are popping up left and right! Since I’m a huge fan of good craft beer and local breweries, I made it my mission to try as many as possible. Along the way, I discovered the JAX Ale Trail which became my roadmap to exploring these breweries! In this article, I’ll show you what it is and how to participate, plus tell you a bit about the breweries.
October 11, 2019
With beautiful natural scenery and plenty of activities to keep you busy, Traverse City is a great place for a day trip or a weekend getaway. On a recent visit to Grand Rapids, we took a day trip to Traverse City.
June 18, 2019
Washington, DC – a tourist destination or a place to call home? It’s been both for me at various points in my life. I loved living in DC for 10+ years and I’m excited every time I get a chance to visit now.
June 13, 2019
Life as an expat. It seems like an adventure – full of excitement and new discoveries each day. While that can be true, after a while, expat life is just life. The little things that you find strange when you first move abroad become normal.