2018 Travel Plans

   I read in a travel blogging forum recently about some bloggers hate the planning part of the work. What? That is not me.  I absolutely love musing over all the possibilities.  I definitely was carried away when I was working on 2018's travel plans, and had enough...

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2017’s Travel Packing MVPs

  Despite traveling for my entire life, I am still a lazy packer.  It's not uncommon for me to realize that I've arrived in country without any sandals, or that I've packed 7 pairs of jeans but not a single sweater.  So when I do find a new travel packing essential, I...

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2017 Travel Highlights

 Last year was a busy one.  We moved from Maryland to Virginia.  We started new businesses.  I started this blog.  We even managed to get some travel in!  The only new country I visited in 2017 was Sweden, but it had been on my list for 20 years, and it did not...

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Direct from the District

  Ok, this is the plan. My goal is to visit all 56 international destinations served by Washington, D.C. In his book, The Happiness of Pursuit, Chris Guillebeau recommends placing a time limit on the quest, as a strategy to actually accomplishing the mission.  I've...

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