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Eggplant for dinner.  Soo good (Peter Chang's)

Best Restaurants in Richmond, VA

If you had asked me what I liked about Richmond when I first moved down in 2010, my answer would probably be the city's central location for weekend getaways: it's less than two hours to the mountains (Shenandoah National Park and/or the Blue Ridge Mountains), the beach (Virginia Beach is underrated), and the city (Washington DC).  It's ironic that my answer would be based on … [Read More]

Yosemite National Park, California

America the Beautiful Pass

When traveling in the United States, my absolute favorite thing to do is visit national parks.  The amount of variety in natural settings within the USA is … [Read More]

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Ground floor rooms open up directly to inner courtyard of guesthouse

Dar Seffarine: My New Favorite Hotel

Typically, I look for a few main things when I choose a hotel: a stellar location, at least a moderately comfortable room, and price that I feel imparts value.  Once I've narrowed down my choices to anything that fits those criteria, I can start to get … [Read More]

The locals knew to bring umbrellas, coolers of water, and kids' toys

Exploring Kamenjak National Park’s Beautiful Beaches

If you read any travel guides, you'll find suggestions on which beaches to visit in Istria.  Most likely, these are beaches within walking distance of town (or maybe just outside it).  Even the "best" beaches near Rovinj weren't that great as they were very … [Read More]