Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington)

My friend and fellow 50 state enthusiast Lisa Orlanski told me that the Hagley Museum and Library was incredibly cool and not to be missed and I am so glad I took her advice and checked it out because it was indeed  fascinating not only from a historical perspective but also from a scientific, military and economic one as well. Hagley as it is commonly called is the former gunpowder (also known as black powder) … [Read more...]

Winterthur (Wilmington)

  Winterthur is one of the majestic estates that belonged to the DuPont family (yes the family that started DuPont the huge American company).  It sits on approximately 970 acres near the Brandywine creek and includes the home and extensive gardens. H. F. DuPont was the last heir to live in the home and and he transformed it to house the most extensive collection of American decorative arts in the … [Read more...]

Bento Box Sushi Bar And Asian Kitchen (Wilmington)

Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina

Wilmington is an adorable little beach town on the coast of North Carolina that is wonderfully picturesque with charming beach cottages right off the shore.  Driving in we had planned on spending some time exploring the shore but sadly a storm had blown in so our plans fell by the wayside.  After checking into our hotel to get that out of the way and kill some time, the crew was famished, so we set out to see what … [Read more...]