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What You Need to Know About 2018 Virginia Historic Garden Week

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
What You Need to Know About 2018 Virginia Historic Garden Week

One of the highlights of my year in search of educational traveling with purpose is coming up next week. Do you love gorgeous floral arrangements, history, architecture? What about interior design, outdoor gardens or even just supporting a worthy cause? If so, you’ll LOVE any of the Historic Garden Week Tours hosted throughout the Commonwealth […]

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5 Tips for the Travel Beginner – You Can Do This!

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Tips for the Travel Beginner – You Can Do This!

Have you dreamed of traveling the world, but were too intimidated or afraid to take the first step? Are you a beginner traveler that’s overwhelmed by the logistics involved in planning a trip? I just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime 2-week trip to France and Germany! I had the privilege of seeing two UNESCO World Heritage […]

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6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Have you heard of “America’s Largest Open House” and Virginia’s oldest volunteer tourism project? If not, it’s time to take notice. In the last 8 days of April every year since 1929, nearly 26,000 visitors have had the privilege of touring gorgeous homes throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia for Historic Garden Week (HGW). Here’s why […]

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What Would Thomas Jefferson Think?

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
What Would Thomas Jefferson Think?

I’m not sure what Thomas Jefferson would have made of all the commotion taking place at his estate on a recent weekend in September. Vendors, gardeners, musicians, naturalists, historians, and agriculturalists were all taking part in the Tenth Annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Jefferson’s Monticello, just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson, our third President […]

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