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United Airlines announces newest destination from DC: Edinburgh!

People, I’m in a panic.  The international destinations that the DC-airports serve are increasing faster than I can check them off my list!  I guess this is a good problem to have. Even better, the newest destination is Edinburgh!  I am married to a true-blooded...

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...

Cathay Pacific announces newest destination from DC: HONG KONG!

  In December, Cathay Pacific announced its newest route, and I’m so excited.  As of fall 2018, passengers will be able to fly direct from Washington, DC (IAD) to Hong Kong! This brings the international destinations served by DC-area airports to 57, and the 4th...

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...

A Weekend in Reykjavik, Iceland: A Sample 3-day Itinerary

  An hour or two shorter flying time than to other destinations in Europe makes Reykjavik the ideal location to spend a long weekend. Spend three days exploring the otherworldly landscape of Iceland, reminiscent of the desolate slopes of the Scottish Highlands...