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Having too much business used to be a bad thing for Vidalia, a Boone, NC restaurant located in the downtown area. Before their expansion took place they consistently had to turn away business because the dining room was at full capacity. While that was a good problem to have, reservations used to be required if […]

Food, Travel

March 3, 2016

Boone, NC Restaurant You Must Try: Vidalia Restaurant & Wine Bar

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When we set off to go on adventures, Cody and I always look for unconventional places to sleep while we’re away from home. In the past, I’ve had experience using homeaway.com, hostels, campsites, and more to act as our temporary home base. While we’ve stayed many nights in hotels and motels, it’s just not our […]

Travel

July 16, 2015

10 Tips for First-Time Airbnb Renters

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Located in the Valley of the Temples, at the base of the 2,000 foot Ko’olau mountain range, is the replica of a 950-year-old Buddhist temple in Uji, Japan. The Byodo-In Temple was constructed, without the use of a single nail, in the 1960’s to commemorate the first Japanese immigrants who came to Hawaii to work […]

Travel

November 6, 2009

A Place of Peace & Serenity: Byodo-In Temple