Category Archives: Bed and Breakfast

Unusual Lodging

Some people prefer to book stays in chain hotels so they know they can expect a consistent accommodation no matter where in the world they travel. So, they gravitate to  Marriott or Ramada or Hilton. Others seek something different. They are people … Continue reading

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Some Best Places to Eat

We are foodies, no bones about it. I’m a pretty good cook but Graham is so much better and while I can make some good chow, he can serve a dinner that many homestyle restaurants can’t. So when we travel, … Continue reading

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Whodda Thunk It…at our Age!

Reading all these adventure travels that the 20-somethings and 30-somethings are enjoying, I thought I would take a moment to share a 50s- and 60s-something adventure. Yeah, a bit more sedate that bunging jumping, perhaps….. In our family we celebrate … Continue reading

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Short Break: Charlottesville, Virginia

Located on the western slope of the Blue Ridge overlooking the Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, Charlottesville provides an excellent destination for a short break or weekend trip.  An area of farms and forests, the town has a long history … Continue reading

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Castle Hotels

I met Graham when I was living in Nashville and the 5.5 hour drive to West Virginia had its landmarks. West of Lexington, in the adjacent horse country town of Versailles, we watched a castle being built! Nestled in the spectacular landscape … Continue reading

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Boston Lodging Gem-The Bertram Inn

Overnight lodging in a major city like Boston can end up being pricey and for travelers trying to maximize their trip budget it is important to find a place to spend the night that offers a safe and comfortable environment … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day–the Front Porch

Located in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, the President’s House Bed and Breakfast is only 4 miles off I-64 and a wonderful respite from a long trip. Just look at this front porch: a peaceful place to sit and relax, glass of wine … Continue reading

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