Washington, D.C., offers a lot to see and do outdoors, making it an enjoyable vacation spot for all ages. However, the weather isn’t always kind. The key in these instances is to find activities that are not contingent on the weather. One such option is the United States Botanic Garden (USBG). Regardless of the heat, rain, Read Post
From America to Europe, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and beyond, posts here provide a glimpse into specific cities, countries and the adventures you can have while there.
In its heyday, Glen Echo Park was a bustling amusement park. But that was more than half a century ago. Now, seemingly untouched by time, Glen Echo Park is a surreal place to visit. Walking in, you feel as though you’re stepping onto the set of a movie based in the early 20th century. Even Read Post
Before landing in Hawaii, we had a typical paradise-like image of serene, golden beaches in our minds. Heaven everywhere you go. Of course that is true of the islands, but the Hawaiian landscape, having been created by volcanic activity, is also much more varied than you’d think. On the Big Island, for example, there was Read Post
Part of Hawaii’s allure is that it’s a mix of exotic and foreign while still remaining somewhat familiar. The familiarity comes from the fact that it’s a U.S. state, which means there are modern conveniences you’d expect to find in a first-world country. However, the “foreignness” is felt in a couple ways. First, this Pacific Read Post
When friends and family tell me they’ve never traveled to Asia before, I typically recommend Thailand as their first stop. It’s a great introductory country to the region because it will likely cause little or no culture shock for Westerns. Tourism has been a huge part of Thailand for years, which makes some of the most Read Post