Sunflowers & Chardonnay

Baby, Honey, Sugar, Love

I first noticed it on a trip to New Orleans. I was sitting in a saloon, chatting with a young woman I’d just met named Grace. Every once in awhile during our conversation, Grace addressed me as “Baby” and it struck me as such…
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Halloween Travel Ideas for Scary Fun

It's a spooktacular time to travel in the Mid-Atlantic region. Everywhere you turn you'll find unique culinary events, wine and beer tastings, haunted tours, and historic landscapes ablaze with colorful foliage. Below is just a sampling of the fun that awaits visitors. Remember: life's…
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OpSail 2012: Danish Smiles

Navy ships from around the world converged in humble Hampton Roads today for OpSail 2012, and I was smack in the middle of it all. Along with a handful of other journalists, Peter and I boarded the Esbern Snare, a Danish support frigate. We’d…
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The Best Prize

What is it about winning prizes that makes grown men and women transform into giddy kids? At Tidewater Women’s Meet-and-Greet last Thursday at the d’ART Center, I had assembled an impressive array of door prizes to give away to my guests: two gift certificates…
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Shimmering Spring

Spring is a great time for taking photos of the outdoors. There’s a kind of glow, a lushness in nature—shockingly green trees, azure blue sky, and our silky blue waterways. What I love about watching nature is how it changes from one minute to…
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Spring Travel Ideas

Greetings, Fellow Adventure Lovers. Here are a few favorite travel tips to inspire you to get off the couch and head out for greener pastures Happy trails! Bluegrass Festival Get into the swing at the Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival March 16-18, 2012. This annual…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

Cape Charles Getaway

Cape Charles Getaway

Virginia Destinations 07-01-2020

Grab your gal pal and head for the Shore, where old-fashioned fun—and great food—await! Read more

Get Outside Guide

Get Outside Guide

Virginia Destinations 06-01-2020

Exercise and fresh air are an antidote for the blues, so get outside and just do it! Read more

Southern Spain At Your Own Pace

Southern Spain At Your Own Pace

Europe & The World 06-01-2020

Discover Europe in the fall when the crowds are gone and the weather's just right! Read more

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Europe & The World 05-02-2020

Discover bucket-list ports, tasty Mediterranean fare, and Greek disco on board the Celestyal Crystal. Read more

Find Your Favorite Beach

Find Your Favorite Beach

Europe & The World 05-01-2020

Plan now to visit one of these beautiful beaches, where you can relax and reset. Read more

The Mellow Side of Greece

The Mellow Side of Greece

Europe & The World 04-02-2020

Lose yourself in the serenity of the Greek Peloponnese, where calm tranquility awaits. Read more

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Europe & The World 03-02-2020

Find out why Athens is Peggy’s new favorite city in Europe.  Read more

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Europe & The World 02-01-2020

Barcelona is blooming into a world-class city. Join us for design tour, brunch with a view, and more! Read more

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Europe & The World 01-03-2020

Slow down and get to know this delicious city. Read more