Vacation Rentals in Virginia Beach are Best Option for Your Holidays

Sir Walter Raleigh first discovered Virginia Beach in 1584, a magnificent land where mother of purity- virgin queen Elizabeth 1 of England reigned. Virginia is snugly located between Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge which appears to stand guard of the virginity of this place. Richmond is the state capital of this land. But the main credit of its popularity goes to Virginia Beach city, which pulls travelers from all round the world by its exotic virgin beaches! The empty Snell covers, floating ...


2008 Meineke Bowl - Superstar Pat White Leads West Virginia Over North Carolina, 31-30

Copyright © 2008 Ed Bagley Senior Pat White, college football's most prolific running quarterback ever, registered the best passing day of his 4-year career Saturday (12-27-08) in leading West Virginia to a 31-30 victory over North Carolina in the Meineke Bowl. While the game itself was close, Pat White has no peer while running the ball as a quarterback in college football, adding another 55 yards to bring his career total to 4,480 yards rushing. Add another 6,049 career passing yards ...


A Review of Popular Punta Cana Hotels

Punta Cana is an affordable destination in a magnificent tropical setting. There are hotels that range from moderate to the luxurious. Capitalizing on cheap land and the virtually insatiable desire of Europeans for sunny holidays during the depths of winter, a half-dozen European hotel chains have rushed to acquire large tracts of sugarcane plantations and pastureland. As a result there are at least a dozen mega hotels, most with over 500 rooms, that attract a large clientele. Some hotels in ...


Outdoor Services in Virginia

A front lawn is the face of a house and no matter how beautifully you have decorated your house, if your lawn is not beautiful then all your efforts will be useless. It is very important to take care of your lawn because, as it is said, 'the first impression is the last impression'. For most people, lawn care is a very tedious task. Most people don't have the time or energy to spend hours in their yard mowing and landscaping. Weather is also a major factor because who wants to be outside ...


The Origins of Mother's Day

b>The Origins Of Mother's Day.. Today Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday is celebrated all over the world. For florists and card shops the event is one of the highlights of the year, but the roots of Mother's Day are not commercial. Motherhood has been celebrated since ancient times. The ancient Greeks paid homage to Rhea, the Mother of Gods; and there are records of the ancient Romans worshiping a mother Goddess known as Cybele as early as 260 BC. Festivals took place in the spring which was the ...


How to Save on North Georgia Mountain Travel

Want to travel but need some big savings with big fun? Want a memorable Memorial Day weekend? Are the kids getting out of school and wanting to take a trip to the beach but gas is too expensive? We know the perfect place that's inexpensive, lots of fun, AND has the water & sun of the beach! The Villas at Coosawattee in the North Georgia Mountains, features cabins and villas scattered around the Coosawattee River. Who needs the beach when you can tube, kayak, swim, and wade in the ...


Harrisonburg is the "Art District"

The Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) recently obtained a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts through their Cultural Tourism Marketing Program to produce a video and companion brochure showcasing the arts in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. The main purpose of this promotion is to familiarize the out-of-town visitor with the vast array of visual and performing arts and cultural venues our area has to offer.


Wal-Mart Camping - Parking Lot Pleasures

"Do you know about Wal-Mart camping?" We didn't know, but the old man at the campground in Florida insisted WalMart not only allowed RVs and vans to park overnight, but encouraged it. "Free camping," he told us, and we didn't wait long to take advantage of this new knowledge. Somewhere in northern Georgia we pulled into a Wal-Mart, and sure enough, we saw some RVs off to one side of the parking lot, looking like they were there for the night. We were heading back to Michigan in our conversion ...


The Simple Pleasures of a Picnic

For many of us in the United States, spring has taken its time reaching us. The cruel fingers of winter have very slowly released their grip. Gentle warm breezes stir the foliage. With grapevines budding, birds singing and plants flowering, it is time to think of spending relaxing, free moments outdoors. Time spent outdoors is soothing for the soul. As Edward Fitzgerald said, "A book of verses underneath the bough, a jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou."Picnics, countryside walks or strenuous ...


Pet Friendly Travel - 10 Tips for Hassle-Free Travel with Your

In the United States alone, over 60 million households have one or more pets. Pet owners in 15 million of those households travel with their pets, and the majority stay in pet-friendly lodging. Fortunately, pet friendly hotels, condos and vacation home rentals do exist. If you will be traveling with your pet, here are some pet friendly tips to remember for safe and trouble-free travel. 1 - When you make your reservation, double-check that pets are allowed. An important advantage of reserving ...