I’ve been writing about this before: the benefits of solo travel – or should I say the disadvantages? Solo travel is something like black and white: two extremes. You totally love it or you totally hate it. In my case, it depends on the situation or the place. I’m not saying I really love it but
Historic Annapolis, MD – a peaceful harbor town, located about an hour from the bustling city of DC. Are you interested in the history of the United States? You can’t miss this place. Are you planning on visiting the DC area? It’s a quick stop along the road. However, it’s not a place where you can hang
Old Town Alexandria is a charming little town in the state of Virginia, close to Washington DC. It’s the perfect location for a weekend away from the big city. The city of Alexandria was founded in 1749 and it was the hometown of George Washington, the first president of the United States. King Street King Street is
I’m proud to announce that Cindy (yes, another Cindy) from Cindy’s travel diaries has nominated me for the Liebster Award. What is it? It’s a virtual award for newbies among bloggers. You could say it’s kind of a big deal for starters and a symbol of recognition. Well, it means you’re doing a good job.
Do you ever think about the history of a place? The many secrets and hidden gems. The people from the past, each of them with their own thoughts and stories. This happens to me all the time. I find it interesting to dig deeper and to find a connection with a place. Paris is one of those
When visiting a city, you will find tourists all over the city but you won’t find them in secret corners. Tourists stick to their map and the tourist spots. I like being a tourist but I like to get lost sometimes. Also, I like to find out a bit more about certain places. There’s always a
It’s not always easy to travel with a pet. I could say more: it’s not easy at all. We love our pets and we love to travel but we don’t want to leave them behind. Let’s talk about dogs. When it comes to dogs, do we have options? Of course we do, but how many options do we
I did a lot of reflecting lately. Reflecting my life, the choices I made and the choices I’m about to make. You need to truly experience a new place to appreciate your surroundings. My travels had three things in common: the relief of going home, the happiness to see certain people again and the excitement
Washington D.C. on a budget? You can forget about that. However, there might be a way to keep your expenses as low as possible: all things Smithsonian. The Smithsonian museums are all free and most of them are located on both sides of the National Mall. Pretty easy, isn’t it? My 3 favorites are the National Museum
The Long Man of Wilmington, a mysterious figure located in the hills of East Sussex, England. This figure is just as mysterious as the story behind it. There are many theories but the truth remains a secret. It’s just another mystery, just like Stonehenge or the Nazca lines in Peru. How did it get there?