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Virginia

Beautiful scenery, tasty oysters, friendly people and excellent wines. Virginia is a hugely diverse state that now has a wonderful Oyster Trail that folks can check out. Here’s a link to my story in the National Post this week… http://news.nationalpost.com/life/travel/on-the-oyster-trail-in-virginia

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Had a chance to catch up with the governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, while he was in Toronto yesterday talking up his great state, which technically is known as a Commonwealth and not a state. Just so you know. It was quite a hoot, actually, as he’s a hugely entertaining fellow who tells a good story and has got a lot of get-up-and-go. “Last year we had 40 million visitors. We shattered our old records last year in the Commonwealth. We noted the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War this year. Right now as we speak we ... continue reading →

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