Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

Where Can Adults Go to Enjoy Halloween near Washington DC?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Halloween Events for Adults Washington DC

Why should just the kids enjoy Halloween? There are many Halloween events within Washington DC that are designed for adults. Whether you want time away from the kids or are looking to spend quality time with friends, check out each of these Halloween event suggestions! (more…)

Popular Historical Monuments and Sites to Visit in Washington DC

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Front view of the US Capitol across the water at night

If you’re in the Washington DC area and haven’t gotten to visit our nation’s historical landmarks, consider checking them out this weekend! As the capitol of the United States, there are so many sites to visit that it’s difficult to cover each in one day. Here, we found a list of our top 10 places to visit in Washington DC. (more…)

How to tie a Christmas Tree down on your car

Monday, December 10th, 2018
toy car with christmas tree figurine tied on top of it

Securing a tree on the roof of your car

No home will be complete this holiday season without a Christmas tree. While some may opt for an artificial tree, most know that the best way to celebrate the Christmas season is with an authentic tree, complete with needles and that fresh pine smell. If you plan on visiting a local tree farm, here are a few tips and trips that will make transporting your tree home easy and safe. (more…)

Things To Do for Halloween 2018 in Woodbridge VA and Northern Virginia

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Mom Handing out Candy to Trick or Treaters, an Orange Background with Black Trick or Treat Text and a Picture of Kids Trick or Treating

2018 Halloween Trick or Treat Times and Events Washington D.C.

Halloween is right around the corner and many residents in Northern Virginia are looking forward to putting on their costumes and hitting the streets in search of delicious Halloween treats. Find the perfect place to get your Halloween fix this fall with this list of 2018 Halloween trick or treat times and events near Washington D.C. Make this Halloween even more exciting and get behind the wheel of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon later this year at Karen Radley VW! (more…)

Top Instagram Photos of historic VW models

Monday, July 9th, 2018
Vintage Beetle in NYC

When an automotive brand has been around as long as Volkswagen has, there have been plenty of vehicles we’ve seen come and go. Some, like the VW Beetle, remain staples in the lineup even after seventy years on the market. Though it may not be easy to purchase these models yourself, these top Instagram photos of historic VW models are sure to cheer up your day. (more…)

VW flaunts photos of the first-generation Jetta

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
1982 VW Jetta in front 2019 Jetta in back

1982 Volkswagen Jetta Photo Gallery

Ahead of the release of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, VW is showing off a model that started the vehicle’s popularity: the MKI Jetta. The model in this photo gallery is of the 1982 model year, which would have been the very first generation. Back in the 80s, the Rabbit had quickly replaced the Beetle in terms of popularity, but there was some demand for a sedan version of it. Once the Jetta was released, it quickly became a favorite and best seller. (more…)

Some of the funniest VW ads are launched overseas

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Funniest New Volkswagen Commercials

Over the years we’ve had our share of hilarious Volkswagen commercials, but lately things have been a bit on the sentimental side. Not that this has been a bad thing, but here at Karen Radley Volkswagen we’ve come across some hilarious commercials from the UK that might be worth a watch. Then again, there’s one new commercial for the 2018 Tiguan that’s one of the funniest we’ve seen in recent years. (more…)

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Origins video series

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Origins video series

There are many models we’ve seen come out over the years that had us asking, “what were they thinking?” Fortunately, we don’t believe the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is one of them, thanks to a rugged design and ample host of features. But in case you were wondering exactly what the designers and brains behind the model were thinking, the VW Atlas Origins video series is available to show you the process behind putting a new vehicle into production. Whether you’re an auto enthusiast, or interested in heading into the field, it’s an interesting insight into the industry. (more…)

VW presents 2017 Shark Week campaign for the 2018 VW Atlas

Monday, July 24th, 2017
What is Volkswagen Land of Sharks?

What is Volkswagen Land of Sharks?

The TV viewing event of the summer is finally upon us: Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Of all the world’s creatures that draw the most excitement and curiosity, it has to be sharks. Why? Perhaps it’s the perceived danger of them, or possibly it’s because their presence in the ocean makes them feel so far away, yet closer than we’re aware, but Shark Week is the longest running event for the Discovery Channel. Volkswagen has only been sponsoring it for the six years now, but is proud of the opportunity to participate. This year, Volkswagen presents “Land of Sharks,” a video series featuring a family that travels cross-country to learn more about prehistoric sharks. (more…)

Craziest Volkswagen Beetle Mods on Instagram

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Craziest Volkswagen Beetle Mods on Instagram

If there’s one thing that shows the Volkswagen Beetle is a fun, it’s the wide variety of things that owners have done over the years. No other vehicle seems to pull out such high modifications, which often go above and beyond a simple paint job. In fact, the Baja Bug is a name given to models that were originally customized by owners for use over sand dunes, long before VW decided to make the Beetle Dune. There are plenty of impressive mods, but these are some of the craziest custom Volkswagen Beetles we could find on Instagram. (more…)