Great Road Trip Stops from Florida to Washington, DC

By Bell & Alex: When we moved from Orlando to Washington DC we decided to turn the 850 mile drive into a week’s vacation. Rather than bang it out in a day or two, we took the scenic route to explore the east coast. Many recommend stopping in Savannah and Charleston, and we stopped in…

10 Great Things to Do in Washington, DC

By Alex Kallimanis: Washington, DC might be a particularly polarizing place at the moment, but it’s still a fantastic city to visit. The Smithsonian is the world’s largest collection of free museums and the city also has an impressive and diverse culinary scene. The predominantly neoclassical architecture of DC means it bears some resemblance to…

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 currently live I the DC area, and have come to know the US capital well. The famed Smithsonian¬†includes 20 different museums and galleries, and along with the National Zoological Park, comprises the largest collection of free museums in the world. Many of the most important US artifacts are clustered in free museums and galleries…

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…