I’ve only been to Mexico once (so far!), but thanks to a good map and a passable rental car, Kevin and I managed to explore an eclectic collection of towns and historical sites in the span of only four days. We flew into Mexico City and used the capital as our base to explore the surrounding Continue reading
I’m a sunset person, without a doubt. Since I’m a night owl who values sleep far too much to ever wake up to see the sunrise, I probably prefer sunsets by default. Even when I’m home, typing away in my home office, I always peek out my window at the end of the day, hoping to catch a glimpse of pink and orange reflecting on the Potomac. It should come as no surprise that some of the most memorable moments of vacations past are of sunsets. Here, I share with you some of the most memorable: Continue reading
Whether you live in our nation’s capital and desperately need a day of fresh air or you’re an out-of-towner looking to put that final vacation day to good use, here is a list of my five favorite green getaways from Washington, D.C. Each destination is less than two hours away from downtown by car, and can easily be enjoyed in a day. Don’t forget to pack a water bottle!
When I visited London, Paris, and San Francisco for the first time, I knew exactly what I wanted to see. Who doesn’t want to take a touristy picture in front of Big Ben, climb the Eiffel Tower, or walk along the Golden Gate bridge at dusk? I grew up watching films set in each Continue reading
The Smithsonian Museums are nearly synonymous with Washington, D.C., and for good reason. The Smithsonians are free, centrally located near the National Mall, and easily accessible via public transit. In all of my travels, I have yet to stumble upon a place more tourist-friendly than the city I call home. D.C. is truly an easy city to visit. Continue reading