The Secret of Havana!

The Secret of Havana By Adam Morel An old woman living in a tiny home, working slavishly over a hot stove, making strong coffee for three strangers. A middle aged man with a tattered shirt and bloodshot eyes, giving a bear hug, speaking emphatically in a language his new found friend cannot understand. A single […]

Annapolis, Maryland

By Bob Tagert Annapolis Maryland            I have sailed in and out of Annapolis many times over the past 25 years. Maryland’s capital sits alongside the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, spanning 64,000 square miles and six states and offering sailors everything from quiet retreats in calm inlets to national […]

Annapolis, Maryland

By Bob Tagert   Annapolis Maryland       I have sailed in and out of Annapolis many times over the past 25 years. Maryland’s capital sits alongside the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, spanning 64,000 square miles and six states and offering sailors everything from quiet retreats in calm inlets to […]

Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort…

Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort… By Bob Tagert     For this months road trip we decided to take a drive to the eastern shore and visit the waterfront town of Cambridge, Maryland and discover the beautiful Hyatt Chesapeake Resort along the banks of the Choptank River. Getting to Cambridge is pretty simple. Take […]

2016- What a Ride!

    By Bob Tagert 2016 – What a Ride!   Each month during the course of the year I write a road trip article in which I explore the neat places of our region. Each January I recap those road trips from the previous year. Last years road trips began with a three-hour drive […]

Home for the Holidays!

Home For the Holidays! Old Town Alexandria     For those of you who read us regularly, you know that each month I take you with me on a road trip to a different destination. Each December I always stay home and write about our hometown, Old Town Alexandria. The last few years have seen […]

Northern Fauquier County- Wine and Dine

By Bob Tagert   Northern Fauquier County Wine and Dine   With the first touch of fall in the air, we decided to take a trip to northern Fauquier County here in Virginia and visit a few of the towns and some of Virginia’s best wineries…after all, October is Virginia Wine Month. This year will […]

The Road to Williamsburg and Copper Fox Distillery Part Deaux

The Road to Williamsburg and Copper Fox Distillery Part Deaux   This month we decided to head south and visit the beautiful area of Williamsburg, Virginia and to visit our friend Rick Wasmund who has just opened his second Copper Fox Distillery. The drive is about 200 miles and works better if you spend at […]

Berryville Virginia and the Waypoint House

By Bob Tagert Berryville Virginia and the Waypoint House         With all of this July heat beating down on us, we decided to take a road trip to the Shenandoah Valley and visit the town of Berryville. We are familiar with Berryville since we have been distributing the Old Town Crier there for a number […]

Staying Home for a Road Trip!

By Bob Tagert   Staying home for a Road Trip!   Over the years we have taken many road trips for this article with some of them being a great distance. With nice weather finally and the beginning of summer, we decided to spotlight a few of our favorite places near Alexandria. We will start […]