Our New Home, Washington, DC, Mired in Controversy

Last month we relocated to Washington, D.C. (yes, chorus the boos). In 12 years of marriage, we’ve now lived together in 7 cities on 3 continents. This past winter was our first as snowbirds. Last September we temporarily relocated from Boston to Florida, working remotely as we continued to travel extensively, including a month long…

How to Enjoy Washington, DC for Free!

We frequently visit Washington, D.C. for work, so we’ve gotten to know America’s capital well. The famed Smithsonian is actually 19 different museums and galleries, and along with the National Zoological Park, they comprise the largest collection of free museums in the world. Many of the most important historical US artifacts are clustered in free…

Pros and Cons of Travel Options Between Boston and D.C.

  We’ve become semi-regular travellers between our current home of Boston and Washington D.C, making this trip 3 times in the past 9 months. Bell’s company’s home office is located in Bethesda, Maryland which is conveniently connected to D.C. via a short 20 minute metro ride. The first two times we flew but this time…

Visiting Washington, DC Covered in Snow

  We spent last week in Washington, D.C. and arrived just in time for their biggest snow storm of the season. As if we haven’t been tormented enough by weeks of huge snow piles engulfing us in Boston, the snow gods decided to follow us to D.C. Because Washington doesn’t get nearly as much snow…

2014 American Travel Recap, with Road Trip Tips

  2014 was an eventful year of traveling for us as we visited ten countries and moved to Boston after living in Europe for over six years. We already re-capped the international portion and as we also visited ten states, plus Washington, D.C. (twice) in 2014, we decided to also publish an American travel recap…