Category: About Asheville

Why is Asheville On So Many Lists?

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Things to Do

Sometimes it seems like if there is a list about anything Asheville is on it. In the second half of 2014 alone, Asheville was listed as one of the Best Beer Cities, Coziest Cities, Coolest Cities, Best Places to Go, Top 20 Cities to Shop Local, Smartest Cities, Greatest Destination Food Cities, World’s Best Cities,… Read more »

Apple Crumble with Vanilla-Bourbon Caramel: A Winter Treat

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

Three of my favorite things are snow in Asheville, apples, and caramel.  A snowfall of any significant amount only happens once or twice a year here so at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we still thrill to its occurrence.  As a rule it doesn’t last long.  A day or two of warm sunshine and all… Read more »

So it’s Winter. Doesn’t Stop Asheville!

Filed under: About Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Things to Do

It’s cold outside (as if you didn’t know that). But the cold doesn’t stop Asheville!  Here’s a quick round -up of some of the things we have seen and done from our base at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in the past week. 1) Upstairs-Downstairs at the Biltmore.  Last week, my daughter, Sarah and I… Read more »

Blind Pig Supper Club Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner: Epic Fail

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

I hate doing this.  I would much rather be writing about what a wonderful dinner this was and how the Blind Pig Supper Club and guest chef Justin Burdett raised the bar at the Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner.  But I can’t. I was so excited about this dinner.  While I am not a vegetarian by… Read more »

Still More Holiday Shopping in Asheville: The “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass, Part 3

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, shopping

This is the final of a three part series about the wonderful holiday shopping opportunity available to guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.  Only true “Inn-Sider’s” can take advantage of this exclusive shopping opportunity with discounts and gifts from 28 personally selected shops in Asheville.  In our previous posts we have covered 19 of… Read more »

More Holiday Shopping in Asheville: The “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass Part 2

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, shopping

This is the second of a three part series on the wonderful holiday shopping opportunities available to our guests with the “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass.  Our friends in the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association have joined together with the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in creating a personalized shopping package for you with all of our favorite… Read more »

Quirky Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast

It is not at all unusual for guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast to stay with us while considering a move to Western North Carolina.  It’s no surprise really as our quirky little city consistently makes the cut in publications and blogs of all types.  Asheville has been cited as the “perfect dog-friendly city”… Read more »