Category: Car Reviews

2014 Nissan Altima Continues Tradition of Best-Selling Sedan

Altima is Nissan’s best-selling model in the United States and after a complete makeover in 2013, this year’s Altima sedan only needed some minor upgrades, one of the best being mitigating engine noise. Another was adding some eye candy to an already stylish profile by putting chrome exhaust tips on all Altima’s and adding new […]

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Category: Europe

Spectacular Scotland

Despite its small geographical size, Scotland has become a major tourist destination – the language is English (with a “wee bit o’ brogue”), the scenery stunning, the history fascinating, the people friendly and the memories indelible. This year, dubbed the Year of Homecoming in Scotland, more than four million American tourists – many of Scottish […]

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Category: US

The Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail Winds Through Southwest Virginia

By Frances Folsom On a recent Virginia visit I drove a stretch of the 330-mile long Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail through the mountains of southwest Virginia. The towns of Bristol, Abingdon and Damascus show off some of the best heritage music venues, history, culture, arts and crafts and outdoor activities in the region. The […]

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Category: Carolinas

Beaufort, SC: Alive with History

When history buffs think plantation life, what typically comes to mind is Charleston or Savannah with their stately live oaks, classic Old South charm and array of antebellum homes. But nestled between these two iconic Southern cities is another coastal town, smaller in size but large in historical significance. In fact, Beaufort, SC, on Port […]

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