Magnificent Marrakech: Five Things to See in Morocco’s Cultural Capital
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By the time our plane landed in Marrakech, Morocco, we had been awake for much longer than 24 hours. It was surreal at first; Morocco had been hovering toward the top of my travel list for quite a … Read More

7 Things to See in New Delhi, India
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Long before international travel became part of my lifestyle, it was part of my job. In 2010, I worked with a Washington DC-based nonprofit where I managed an online learning series and developed relationships with international organizations who … Read More

50 Things To Do In Boston, Massachusetts
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Most of my childhood was spent in the suburbs of Boston. Often I took my proximity to the city and its culture for granted; I realize now not everyone has front row seats to where some of the … Read More

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Cold War Bunker Tour at the Greenbrier
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“I hope you’re ready for a relaxing vacation,” our tour guide said with a grin as he swiped his badge, unlocking a heavy door. “Welcome to the Greek Islands!” As the door swung open, we weren’t facing a … Read More

2 Days in Lisbon, Portugal
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When you travel like we do—making the most of every minute you can squeeze from vacation time—there are certain things you do that become second nature over time. For one, you know you are going to trade some … Read More

Day Tour of Sintra, Portugal
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We have spent a fair amount of time exploring the many castles that dot Europe’s landscape, so I was pretty excited to add Portugal to the list of countries where we have discovered how the rich and royal … Read More

Christmas in Washington, DC: Holiday Traditions and Festivities
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The holiday season is a truly magical time. From the hustle and bustle of shoppers searching for the perfect gifts to the bright lights and classic music, Adam and I absolutely love this time of year. We have … Read More

Destination Guide: Virginia Beach
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Since moving to Virginia in 2004, I have spent many weekends in the Virginia Beach area exploring the southeastern part of the state. The region is also known as “the tidewater,” a term that refers to the Hampton … Read More

Make Mine Virginia Wine: 14 Wineries to Visit in the Old Dominion
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Winery visits seem to weave their way into almost every trip we take, but some of our favorites are in our own backyard. We live in the outskirts of Virginia wine country, which means when we aren’t on … Read More

7 American Civil War Battlefields Near Washington, DC
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Stephanie and I have always had an interest in history. Although we both grew up in different parts of the United States, one of the things we love most about living in the Washington, DC area is that … Read More

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