Posts Tagged ‘ North Carolina ’

Summer in the USA

Jul 4th, 2016 | By

From Thanksgiving to Labour Day, it’s no secret that our cousins across the pond like an excuse to celebrate, and 4th July is no exception. Independence Day is commemorated with fireworks, parades and concerts across America.

The year that was

Dec 28th, 2015 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares some of her favourite 2015 travel destinations

North Carolina – the state where the mountains are blue: part 2

Oct 13th, 2015 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter continues her exploration of the Blue Ridge Mountains in scenic North Carolina.

North Carolina the state where the mountains are blue

Oct 7th, 2015 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter travels to the Blue Ridge Mountains and explores the scenic state of North Carolina.

Adventures in Asheville

Aug 24th, 2015 | By

New York, LA, Boston – been there, done that, got the t-shirt? For the perfect escape from the rat race, the magical mountain town of Asheville is where it’s at. And with the October release of Genius – a film depicting the real-life relationship between esteemed writer and Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor Max Perkins – sure to raise its profile, now is the time to go writes Kaye Holland

Notes from a traveller: part 11

Jul 21st, 2015 | By

Kaye’s itchy feet have taken her to Asheville. Read the latest instalment of her ‘Notes from a traveller’ series, only on Just About Travel

Buy those boots

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By

Footwear’s not frivolous if you walk through life in it

Blackbeard’s Anchor

May 30th, 2011 | By

Aaarh Jim lad!
Every boy of a certain age would play pirates and use that expression rolling the “aarh” sound to last as long as they could. It conjured up a big, black bearded scoundrel with a sword in one hand and a flintlock in the other. It was based on a real life English pirate –Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard.

Not for us, the Grainer Collection

Apr 6th, 2011 | By

Last month an exhibition closed at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina in America. So what, you might say, exhibitions close all the time. But this exhibition was an unusual one in that it was one of modern British ceramics