Posts Tagged ‘ Virginia ’

Virginia by rail

Jul 5th, 2016 | By

What better way to get to Norfolk than by exploring Virgina by rail before relaxing in the sunshine of Chesapeake Bay.

Culinary delights in the Capital District – dining out in D.C

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

The US capital offers an ever-increasing plethora of options for the foodie visitor. Anna Maria Espsäter goes grazing in Washington D.C., with a few nibbles in Virginia and Maryland thrown in for good measure

Roanoke: It’s a hodge-podge

May 25th, 2014 | By

Irene travels to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and the Roanoke Valley, a destination that not that many of us over here know about or visit.

Virginia celebrates spring with new giant love works

Apr 29th, 2013 | By

LOVE really is in the air in America’s Capital Region this spring, as Virginia celebrates the many reasons to fall for the Virginia’s fascinating landmarks, historic towns and breathtaking countryside with 16 new giant “LOVEwork” artworks and installations

What’s hot: January 2013

Dec 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Peckham and Virginia are making waves, but there’s criticism for cruise ships and the Chancellor’s increase of APD

Go east

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

The picturesque villages of Orford, Magog and North Hatley offer much for the traveller willing to explore and experience more than crowded malls and souvenir shops. Kaye Holland is enchanted by Quebec’s Eastern Townships

Visit the world in London

Jul 28th, 2012 | By

Whilst the Olympics are on in London, many countries are taking over shops, markets and buildings to promote their countries so we will consider adding them to our future holiday lists. So if you are coming to – or live in – London here are a few places you might want to consider.

The mermaid of Norfolk

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

I wasn’t planning to stop at the Norfolk stand at the Pow Wow show. After all isn’t Norfolk (which is on Chesapeake Bay in Virginia) just a naval base? But I was attracted to the stand because they had USB sticks in the shape of a mermaid.
How shallow was I to be attracted by such a blatant promotion gimmick?

From the surf to the snow: riding the Coast Starlight

Feb 25th, 2012 | By

Adrian rides the rails with Amtrak. Read about his rail journey – arguably the best way to cover America’s huge distances – exclusively on CD-Traveller

Richmond: more than a Civil War destination

Oct 16th, 2011 | By

In the year of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil war, Adrian visits the capital of the confederacy, Richmond in Virginia

Virginian Wine

Sep 2nd, 2010 | By

Think of wine in the USA and your mind probably thinks of California. Oz Clarke and James May did a TV series a while back driving through the state and stopping of at different vineyards to taste and praise. But if you think of the state of Virginia, wine is not probably the first thing that you’ll consider. To me Virginia conjures pictures of southern gentlemen, the confederacy and heritage.