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Exploring at the Biltmore House

I took a trip this 4th of July weekend to North Carolina to do some hiking and exploring. While I was there I visited the Biltmore House which is the largest house in America. 14 more words



A weekend in Asheville, and a view from an iconic location.


RomanticAsheville.com Debuts New Website

Our travel guide RomanticAsheville.com celebrates its 12th anniversary this month with a fully re-designed Website, just in time for the busy July 4th weekend. What started as a hobby by us in 2003 has grown into one of the most popular travel websites in North Carolina with 4.5 million visits during the last 12 months (more than double the year before). 260 more words

Things To Do


“Diana” is the statue that rests atop the hill that overlooks the Biltmore Estate. For some reason I’ve never thought to stand behind her and shoot with the “castle” in the background. 260 more words


Images from the Biltmore Estate - Part 5

My apologies… It has taken awhile for me to publish this latest Biltmore post.

Until now, the photographs I made at the Biltmore House, in Asheville, N.C., focused on the ornate and luxurious appointments that were enjoyed by the Vanderbilts and their guests. 361 more words

Light Painting

Late June, A Chance Meeting and Art

While enjoying a leisurely stroll the Biltmore Estate Gardens early Tuesday morning, I met two wonderful women visiting from different parts of North Carolina – Monique and let’s say, Violetta. 364 more words

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ChezSylvia Travels: Raleigh/Asheville, NC

I took a mini holiday to visit a friend and her growing family down in Raleigh, then took a little solo side trip over to Asheville, North Carolina.   83 more words