The post below was originally published on A New Life Wandering on April 11, 2016. Image via Flickr by Yumian Deng North Carolina has a diverse landscape ranging from beaches, mountains, and cool cities in between with lots of history. If you haven’t gotten to know this state yet, you will not regret a visit. If you don’t know where to start, the cities of Durham, Charlotte,
When I moved to Virginia, I compiled a bucket list of things I want to see or do within driving distance of home. Most recently, I visited the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC as part of this quest. Located just a short drive from downtown Asheville, the Biltmore Estate is truly its own little world. It is nearly 180,000 square feet in size on an 8,000-acre plot of land.
One thing that became abundantly clear on my trip to southern California is just how varied the United States is. I didn’t expect to like Los Angeles — after all, I dislike San Francisco — but even within a single state, there’s so much diversity that it felt like different worlds. I stand corrected on my take of California and have proved to myself yet again
I really wanted 2013 to be an epic year for travel and it absolutely was! It turned out to be nothing at all like I expected, but it was amazing just the same. I started the year with some local travel (plus much-needed rest and relaxation) at Primland Resort here in Virginia. I beat my winter slump by heading to Asheville, a funky town in North Carolina
I used to plan out one or two restaurants to try on vacation based on suggestions from friends, but today it’s all too easy to get more recommendations than you can possibly squeeze into a single trip. For a small city, Asheville had a lot of restaurants I wanted to try and it was impossible to narrow things down. In the end, I decided to
I was going stir crazy in February after a few weeks in a row of staying indoors, so I needed an opportunity for a getaway. Since I’ve seen almost everything I want to here in Virginia, it was time to venture further afield. The perfect solution? A roadtrip to Asheville, complete with a great playlist to rock out to while driving solo. I wasn’t quite