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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Inspiration: A Great Day Out of the City: Hiking in Sky Meadow Park and Meandering through Middleburg, VA

Living in a city is wonderful. Everything is at your fingertips—fabulous restaurants, great theater, the arts and much more. But, sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. That’s exactly what my friend Kelly and I did. Washington DC is surrounded by some of the most beautiful national and state parks. It’s hard

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Style: An Afternoon Visit to James and Dolley Madison’s Home–Montpelier

Since I was a child, I had always been fascinated by Dolley Madison for her strength, wisdom and the imperative role she played in our nation. As a woman, Mrs. Madison had no rights, but that didn’t...

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Culture: Arlington VA Exploding Culinary Hot Spot for Locals and the Tourists

by Sherrie Bakshi When people think about Washington DC, the following images come to mind–the U.S. Capital, the memorials and let’s not forget, Georgetown. But, just across the Potomac River sits darling Arlington. For many Washington locals...

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Style: Newport, Rhode Island: Exploring the Importance of Etiquette

by Sherrie Bakshi It’s hard to believe that Newport is one of Rhode Island’s largest cities. It’s definitely one of the most beautiful cities I have visited in the United States. In some ways, it reminded me...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Culture: Washington, D.C.: Fashion, Food and Art-Oh My!

“Excuse me, but can you take my photo,” a stranger asked me as I was walking to the National Gallery of Art for an impromptu visit with my friends, French Impressionists Degas, Renoir and Monet. Behind her...

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Culture: A Winery Excursion Minutes Away from Washington D.C.

by Sherrie Bakshi It’s the first day of October, and fall seems to have announced its arrival. The clouds have rolled in, there is a sense a crispness in the air and the leaves are already changing....

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Wellness: Being Zen in Barbados

by Sherrie Bakshi I know most travel stories begin with the moment you arrive at a new destination, but I am going to start with the moment I returned. Why? Simply because when I came back from...

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