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Charming. It's a word that is often heard in travel circles when describing a destination. And yet, as Henk and I explored the treed streets of old town Alexandria in Northern Virginia, it was the only word that repeatedly kept coming to mind. Not just because the...read more
I always think of George Washington as a bit of a grumpy old man. Just look at the face on every American dollar bill: stern expression, mouth set in a clenched line, sidelong gaze looking just past you. Not exactly the kind of man you'd imagine sharing a few laughs...read more
It was a battle that everyone thought would be over before it began, yet it would mark the beginning of a 4-year-long bloody conflict that would rip a country apart before stitching it back together, and destroy once and for all any naively romantic notion of the...read more
The West Coast of Canada in British Columbia is a big, beautiful, sometimes remote and untamed place. Which also makes it one of the best Canadian road trips you can ever take. But trying to plan an itinerary to see a good chunk of it can be daunting. Where do you go...read more