Mrs. Rowes has been serving made from scratch goodness in the Shenandoah valley since 1947. It was a little out of my way (it was 30 minutes from where I was staying in Harrisonburg, VA), but I am so glad that I made the trip. The made from scratch, home cooked southern specialties make one of the best […]
Harrisonburg Virginia is a pleasant, slightly out of the way eddy within the bigger stream of Civil War historic sights that draw most people to vacation in Virginia. If you love artsy, foodie destinations with a strongly held sense of character, Harrisonburg Virginia will be a delightful surprise that will continue to unfold the longer that you stay. Located […]
Orlando can be an expensive destination! Theme park tickets, meals, hotels can all eat into your budget and make you feel like your pockets must have holes in them the the money is just falling out! If you are looking for a cheap, low key afternoon of escape from theme park induced madness (or looking […]
I am very proud of my “hole in the wall” radar, that finely honed sense that sets alarm bells blaring in my head when we run across one of those great, off the beaten path sorts of places. You know which ones I am talking about – those places that have been there forever and are […]
The holy grail of travel off the beaten path (for me, anyways): finding that local restaurant where they are serving great, cheap local cuisine with no tourists to be found. I am talking about the type of restaurant that is one big adventure, because no one speaks English, and there might not be a menu […]
Our visit to Basilica San Clemente, an off the beaten path destination in Rome, Italy.