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Virginia is a beautiful state. With mountains, trees, waterfalls, history, and plenty of scenic drives, it makes for a spectacular place to visit and a lovely place to live. But what are the prettiest places? How do you decide what to see? While I obviously think you may as well see it all, there realistically isn’t time for that. So here’s a list of five of Virginia’s prettiest, most worthwhile places to… Read More

I like wind. Once, a friend asked me what my favorite aspect of nature was and that was it: The Wind. Maybe it’s changed by now (how do you narrow it down, honestly? water, sunsets, thunderstorms, snowflakes, lily pads, fire–there can’t be a favorite), but wind is definitely high on the Favorites List. Think about it. On a hot or humid day, you want a tall glass of water and more wind…. Read More

You should drive Ring Road (the big number 1 road that goes all around Iceland). If you have a fear of driving in foreign countries, you should get over it. They do have a lot of public transportation in Reykjavik (Iceland’s capital, where most of the people are) so if driving in a foreign country spooks you out for whatever reason, you do have other options–they’re just narrow ones. I suggest you get over… Read More

Maybe you’re not that organized of a person and would rather just throw some junk in a suitcase then make a packing list and pack everything on it (*cough* Noah), but if you do that with Iceland, then you’ll end up having to buy a few things while you’re there (like gloves or deodorant, perchance?). Packing lists are just a smart idea, especially in cold places where you’ll be for an extended… Read More

  Spy Rock, Massies Mill, VA 22976 Here’s one picture of Spy Rock for you to look at. I’ve been there once, completely forgot to take more pictures, and now you’ll just have to wonder about the view, the hike, and if it’s worthwhile or not. (Hint: it’s worth it. I remember loving this hike because the summit is so different. It wasn’t busy whatsoever when I went.) Maybe I’ll go again,… Read More