Help for Hurricane Irma: What you can do

  From Tortola to Tampa, the Caribbean and Florida hold special places in my heart – the people, the music, the landscape and island life in general. I’ve walked along Cane Garden Bay, eaten at Quito Rymer’s Beach Bar, swam to shore from a catamaran at the Soggy Dollar Bar and explored the Keys from […]

Kings Dominion: Twisted Timbers and Winterfest coming in 2018

With a whirlwind of fanfare, local connections and a holly jolly visitor, Kings Dominion presented details on its exciting new roller coaster and ride for 2018. Fans of thrills and seasonal events will have a lot to look forward to in the KD 2018 season. Roller coaster fans have been speculating for months about what […]

Busch Gardens Bier Fest 2017: More Virginia Brews than ever Before

Raise a glass to toast the autumn season with a variety of craft beers from around the world at Busch Gardens Bier Fest 2017. More than 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions come to life at this third annual event. Along with all of the global selections, more than twice as many Virginia breweries have been […]

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream 2017: New Thrills and Chills

Get ready for goosebumps, spine chills and cold-hearted horror at Busch Gardens’ 2017 installment of Howl-O-Scream. A new haunted house, escape room and Terror-tory are in the works, and they’re all destined to carve up lots of screams and scares. New Escape Room: No Escape: Case of the Haunted Hotel Guests must follow clues and […]

Kenny Chesney and Blue Chair Bay Rum Invite Fans to ‘Take a Year Off’

What would you do with a year off? Travel? Start that novel? Finish restoring the classic car you started years ago? Learn to play the guitar and join a band? Blue Chair Bay, Kenny Chesney’s premium rum collection, is inviting fans and followers to live out whatever dream they might have. One lucky winner will […]

Redheads, Rogers and Renegade Behavior: Just a Regular Day at the National Gallery of Art with Museum Hack

When was the last time you went to a museum and posed with statues, matched emojis to portraits and participated in impromptu displays of tableau vivant? Add to that tales of a lesbian queen, redheaded mistresses and muses, conspiracy theories and male artists who would be unheard of without the help of female counterparts. If […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2017: India, the Mediterranean, and Chef Presentations

Between roller coasters, musical shows and animal encounters, there’s always something fun and exciting going on at Busch Gardens. And right now, one of my favorite events is taking place. The 2017 Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place now through July 2 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Park guests can sample and enjoy […]

SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop announce extended partnership and new Sesame Place theme park

Friendly faces, furry hugs and lots of counting fun … it’s time to take a magical carpet ride to where the air is sweet. There’s only one street where we could be going, and Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and the rest of the gang are ready and waiting. SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop, the […]

Conquer Coasters and Dominate the Day: ‘Battle for Kings Dominion’ augmented reality app is now available

Have you ever wanted to rule a theme park? Now’s your chance. Following on the footsteps of the popular Pokemon Go craze (Is that still a craze?), Kings Dominion has just launched a brand new interactive gaming app. Developed by experiential design experts Holovis, The Battle for Kings Dominion app is a combination of augmented […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2017: What’s new?

The widely popular, and always delicious, Food & Wine Festival is returning to Busch Gardens Williamsburg for its fifth season. The event takes place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 26 through July 2, 2017. In addition to global food and beverage options (available at 15 creatively themed kiosks located around the park), park […]

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