Brianna Simmons
Brianna Simmons is a Virginia Beach based blogger at the Casual Travelist. Balancing a love of travel with a full time career she aims to show you how to make the most of your valuable vacation time. Brianna feels true luxury lies in the experience and focuses on city, culinary and adventure travel. A U.S. Navy veteran, her travels have taken her throughout the US, Central America, Europe and the Middle East but she especially loves exploring her home state of Virginia.

Recent Posts By Brianna Simmons

Discovering Virginia’s Colonial Wine Trail

Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Brianna Simmons of Casual Travelist. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia.   Visitors have long flocked to Williamsburg to walk in the footsteps of American history or for the theme park thrills of Busch Gardens. However, […]

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The Eastern Shore: Virginia’s Best-Kept Secret

Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Brianna Simmons of Casual Travelist. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia.   Virginia is well known for its natural beauty, history and booming food scene, but the Eastern Shore is often overlooked. Bordered by Maryland, the […]

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Finding Your Outdoor Adventure in Virginia Beach

Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Brianna Simmons of Casual Travelist. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia.   As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer my thoughts immediately turn to one thing—getting outside. Luckily for me, Virginia Beach offers […]

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A Taste of Merroir on the Virginia Oyster Trail

Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Brianna Simmons of Casual Travelist. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia. Historically, Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay were a haven for oysters. Journals from the crews that sailed with Capt. John Smith (of Pocahontas and Jamestown Settlement […]

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The New ViBe of Virginia Beach

Southern Living has partnered with Virginia.org to form a guest blogger network. Today’s post is provided by guest blogger Brianna Simmons of Casual Travelist. Check back every Monday and Thursday for new ways to explore the state of Virginia. Virginia Beach may be best known for miles of beaches, its iconic 3 mile long boardwalk and laid-back coastal lifestyle. Just a few blocks back […]

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