Vacation Styles: The Virtue of Doing (Almost) Nothing
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I had an incredible time cruising the North Atlantic Ocean with my parents earlier this year. It was a relaxing vacation that differed quite a bit from the whirlwind trips Adam and I so often take in our … Read More

Bermuda: 15 Places to Visit Around the Island
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The first time I saw Bermuda was on purpose. I watched the sun rise over its famous pink beaches as my cruise ship approaches its shore, excited for the boat to dock so my family and I could … Read More

45 Cruise Tips to Make the Most of Your Vacation
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For someone who travels as much as I do, I discovered cruising embarrassingly late. While most of my friends had spent a spring break, a family vacation, or a honeymoon at sea, my self-imposed rule was that all … Read More

Roads Not Quite Unraveled: Travel Bloggers Share Places They Want to Revisit
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Of all the challenges Adam and I encounter when we travel, the hardest one to overcome is time. Because we both work full time and therefore have limitations on vacation time and availability, there have been plenty of … Read More

Eastern State Penitentiary: Philadelphia’s Haunted Prison
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Standing under the skylights at the Eastern State Penitentiary, it seemed even the sunshine filtered in and immediately withered away into darkness. Lightness could get in, but it would never get out. Around me, dozens of people shuffled … Read More

Fall Foliage in Virginia: The Best Places for Peak Foliage
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Growing up in New England, I absolutely loved autumn. I would wake up on weekend mornings, when the sun would stream through the colorful leaves and my bedroom windows to cover my bedspread in deep, golden rays. It … Read More

The Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina
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William Byrd called it, “a vast Body of mire and nastiness.” George Washington declared it a, “glorious paradise.” Adam and I called it the perfect place for a weekend trip. That’s how we wound up spending a day … Read More

Destination Guide: Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
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Of all the cities I have visited in the United States, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia is my favorite. My connection to Old Town formed when I first moved to the Washington, DC area after college; my first “real” … Read More

Bleisure Travel: Blending Vacation and Business Trips
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I remember my first trip to Istanbul vividly. I served on the planning team for an international meeting co-hosted by my USA-based company and our Turkish partner organization, which gave me the chance to fly to Istanbul to … Read More

Kinzua Bridge: Pennsylvania’s Eighth Wonder of the World
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Although the Kinzua Bridge is only about five hours from Washington, DC, we had to go through Chernobyl to find it. Adam’s love of historical and science-focused TV shows is directly responsible for some of our favorite adventures. … Read More

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