Do the words “pamper” and “comfort” catch your eye when you scan the travel magazine?  Do you fantasize about being wrapped in a warm, white cotton robe and peacefully floating through the day? Are you on the verge of saying, “But I’m doing it for me!”  Then you’re probably ready for a spa vacation. 


read more

There are plenty of ways to get from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA, but the best way is through the backroads.  Horse farms framed with white picket fences and blossoming magnolia trees along two-lane roads make the 95-mile drive into the angelic countryside of Central Virginia a relaxing prelude to a visit at Clifton Inn.


read more

When I take a mental health day, I don’t generally curl up on the sofa with a good book (although during the winter that’s about all I like to do) but rather I draw a 150 mile radius around Washington, DC where I live and head for a hideaway that looks appealing.  With my mind on overload from another iteration of health reform legislation and trying to decipher whether the public option will kill the deal, I headed to


read more

Page 3 of 3123