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Capon Springs: West Virginia Mountain Resort

Capon Springs and Farms is located less than a two-hour drive from Washington, DC. It is an all-inclusive West Virginia Mountain Resort tucked away in the Allegheny Mountains. The property is a wonderful oasis to relax and enjoy a wide range of activities like golf, tennis, swimming and their luxurious spa. During COVID-19, Capon Springs…

Hampshire Building at Capon Springs Resort

York, Pennsylvania: Guide to a Great Weekend

York, Pennsylvania is just 92 miles north of Washington, DC. The city was founded in 1741 by settlers from Philadelphia and named after the British city of York. It lays claim to being the USA’s first capital, as the Continental Congress first drafted the Articles of Confederation there. York County makes for a great getaway…

An old steam train going through the trees with a red grill on the front

Greek Islands Guide: 25 Popular and Hidden Gems

The Greek islands are one of the world’s most popular destinations to vacation. There are around 6,000 islands in Greece, but only 227 are inhabited. You can visit some of the uninhabited islands on day trips – which are fantastic for pristine beaches or archeological sites, like Delos. The Greek islands are famous for picturesque…

wonderful poolside view at Agalia Luxury Suites overlooking the Aegean Sea and mountains in Ios

Silver Spring, Maryland: Where to Eat, Drink and Stay

Silver Spring, Maryland has been our home for the past 3 years. The diverse community is nestled along the boundary of Northwest Washington, DC. The Silver Spring Metro stop, on the red line, conveniently connects residents to DC and northern Virginia suburbs like Arlington, Alexandria and National Airport. It only takes 15 minutes on the…

Photo of Alex & Bell at the bar with a platter of selected meats and cocktails

Coronavirus Travel: USA Road Trip Tips

Planning a USA road trip during the coronavirus pandemic and want to travel safe? We recently embarked on a couple week road trip from Washington, DC through West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and back through Virginia. Highlights included enjoying wonderful live country music on outdoor terraces in Nashville, Tennessee, aka “Music City.” Nashville is…

Alex and Bell in front of the Athena statue inside the Nashville Parthenon