Category: International Travel

Where to Stay in Washington DC in 2019

Where to Stay in DC: Let’s Explore Washington DC Neighborhoods There are dozens of outstanding hotels in Washington DC, the problem is deciding which one is right for you. While researching the Unofficial Guide to Washington DC, I was able to create a list of my favorite hotels—accommodations that offer comfort, luxury and location. I’ve also described…

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Longwood Gardens: Acres of Beauty

Brandywine Valley’s Longwood Gardens is one of the most romantic destinations in the MidAtlantic. These magnificent planned gardens were built by a member of the DuPont Family and features breathtaking year-round plantings on view. In 2017, Longwood Gardens became USA Today’s choice for the best public garden in America. In 1907, third generation scion Pierre S.…

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Visit Washington DC’s Art Galleries

Art Attack: Art lovers don’t miss Washington DC’s many fabulous art galleries!  Art enthusiasts know the Nation’s Capital is home to a bounty of world-class galleries. What’s your favorite? The Renwick Gallery The unique and whimsical installations in this National Landmark Building founded in 1859 are always a must-see! The historic building is across the street…

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Visit Barcelona: City of Wonders

During my visit to Barcelona in November, I absorbed the flavors and friendliness of this extraordinary city. Barcelona is an adult’s Disneyland, where just walking the streets is a magical experience. The city throbs with life, energy and culture. From the street performers serenading visitors by the Catedral de Barcelona (pictured above) to the nightclubs…

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Take Me Back To Lisbon

It’s not unusual for me to long for a place after I leave. Yet there are so many incredible destinations in the world, I seldom re-visit places. Lisbon is an exception. I’m going back. My whole family fell in love with the country of Portugal. We adored the friendly people, hearty food, temperate climate, mysterious castles and lush gardens. From the romantic…

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