Category: art and architecture

Golden Isles of the Georgia Coast

Seafood, beaches and history are on the menu on these quiet islands on the Georgia coast Many Americans are traveling domestically but are looking for lesser known, nature-focused vacations. The Golden Isles check all those boxes. Georgia’s Golden Isles are located on the Atlantic coast, just south of Savannah and north of Jacksonville, Florida. The…

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Washington DC Vacation Plans

Stay in Washington’s Penn Quarter Neighborhood for your next DC Getaway. When you check into the stunning Conrad Washington DC in the vibrant Penn Quarter neighborhood, you’ll be astonished by the eclectic design elements from the soaring atrium to the apres ski-style terrace overlooking the city. What I love are the guest rooms with floor to ceiling…

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Four American Castles Fit for a Queen

If you missed Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, you can still tour impressive castles on this side of the pond.  The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC Few real castles rival the regal mansion built by George and Edith Vanderbilt in Asheville. Constructed against a backdrop of Blue Ridge Mountains, the design was inspired by two Renaissance chateaux…

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Cherry Blossom Celebrations 2022

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the world’s most colorful celebrations of spring. Beginning on March 20 through April 17, the 2022 Festival will include four weeks of events promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit.   The Opening Ceremony is held Sunday, March 20 at the Warner Theatre…

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Here are 10 Free Things to Do in Washington DC Right Now

On a mission to make the arts accessible to all, shows on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage are absolutely free. Experience a variety of genres – everything from opera, dance, children’s choirs, comedy shows, poetry readings, to a classical quartet at these daily 6 pm. performances. No reservations or tickets are required. Proof of full vaccination against…

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