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

Richmond, Virginia Restaurants You Should Eat At

Richmond has a wealth to offer visitors from historic sites, a flourishing arts scene and fantastic restaurants. The capital of Virginia is home to a state house designed by Thomas Jefferson. Richmond was also the capital of the confederacy during the US Civil War – you can tour the White House of the Confederacy. Another…

Statue of George Washington. Surrounded by black and white tiles in the Virgina State House