#FBF: Dublin, Ireland (2010)

Happy St Paddy’s Day! What kind of travel site would this be if I didn’t mention Ireland on this particular occasion? Since I’ve never been there, but I’m married to someone who has, I decided to put together a little Q&A “Flashback Friday” post. It would be cool to make this a regularly occurring feature, don’t you think? Contact me to participate!  Doug agreed to stroll … Continue reading #FBF: Dublin, Ireland (2010)

7 Tips for Riding an Unfamiliar Metro (or Subway)

I’m from San Diego. We have a trolley but almost everybody drives everywhere. I grew up in Colorado, another car-based society. I am definitely not a mass transit native. The first time I rode the D.C. Metro during a family vacation at the age of 16 I was flabbergasted at how easy it was, and I felt so cosmopolitan riding the rails. I know that for people who … Continue reading 7 Tips for Riding an Unfamiliar Metro (or Subway)

How to have a MONUMENTAL day at the National Mall

Get it? Because there are so many monuments? I’m here all night, folks. Anyway, the best thing to do in Washington, D.C. is to check out the National Mall. It is filled with iconic monuments and museums. The best part? It’s all free. That’s right! Those who make the journey to our nation’s capital are rewarded with lots of amazing sights celebrating the foundation of … Continue reading How to have a MONUMENTAL day at the National Mall

Traveling Plans for 2017 (1)

Hey there! Last year was intense travel-wise that I thought this year was going to be so slow-paced in comparison. However as I’ve been putting in my PTO requests, it looks like my calendar is filling up quickly! The first half of the year is pretty booked up! Let’s take a peek at how I’m squeezing in travel around work… January I spent my time catching my … Continue reading Traveling Plans for 2017 (1)