Tag: travel

A DC Travel Guide for People Who Love Art

Washington, District of Columbia, Capital of the United States, home. Call it what you like, but to me Washington DC and the surrounding area is where I was born, and it is where I plan to call home for the rest of my life. I love to travel with the best of them, of course-

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5 Hacks to Make Traveling with A Disability Pain Free

The world of travel isn’t set up with people who have mobility limits in mind, but I’ve finally found the perfect solutions for me and I’m hoping they’ll help you too. Struggling to Accept That I am Disabled and Need an Aid Some disabilities I can pretty much handle, like Dyslexia. Sure, it’s a problem,

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Cherry Blossoms in Bloom for The Festival

Its that time of year again! <a href=”www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org”>The Cherry Blossom Festival</a> is in full swing now. Full of dancing, food, and other entertainment, it is the highlight of any Spring D.C. tourists visit. I am so lucky, to live in D.C. To be able to walk around campus,or down the street, and see the treasured

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Holidays are for Hitting The Road: Traveling During Christmas Break

One of the joys of the holidays is to spend time with the people you love. Unfortunately, in my case at least, the people I love live far away from where I live. This weekend’s trip, in particular, involved taking a full day car trip to visit. Roadtrip Entertainment Of course that’s prime time to

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Bucket List for Travel

I think most people have a plan, have lifestyle goals, aim for #vanlife, something. I am one of those people. My particular goal is to travel the world and go to every country. Being the overplanner that I am- how did such a disorganized and flighty person become such an obsessive planner as an adult,

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Tourists vs Travelers: The Age Old Dispute

I hate you for being nice: A Tale When you tell someone you were glad they had a nice vacation, you expect a smile. Maybe even laughter. They just got back from vacation, after all. They should be light hearted. But then you realize you’ve made a miscalculation. You said, “Glad to hear you had

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On the Go

When I leave the house for the day, I sometimes get a little nervous. I always worry that I might run into some sort of little emergency that at the very least well be a real inconvenience for the rest of the day, if not an outright embarrassment. Then I had an aha moment! Bring

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Trevelette Extraordinaire

Back from my one month of vacation! I know most bloggers like to take a month or two off from blogging in Winter, but I’d rather have my cake and eat it too- so I like to take May off as well as December, or thereabouts. Anyways, along with my bloggy vacation, I’ve been enjoying

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This Frozen World

The Potomac is frozen over at Mount Vernon’s lookout. It’s now snowing and covering up the grass which h ad been trampled free of last week’s snow, and is now a dreamy snow laden landscape which is so easy to explore now that most tourists have been scared away by the snowfall. It’s always a

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A Monumental Repair

The freak Earthquake of 2011 surprised Eastern residents of the United States, as it was an unprecedented (for the region, it was pretty wimpy in the history of the world overall) 5.8 on the Richter Scale. This meant that many old buildings were pretty shook up and needed some intensive repairs. (Well, old in The

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Carlyle House

This is Carlyle House, in historic Old Town Alexandria. You`ve noticed I visit the city a lot, haven`t you? I guess I just love this city! Seriously, have you been to any of these places? You`d be a repeat visitor too if you were close enough to have that luxury. One day I`m going to

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Loveland Cafe

Historic Loveland Colorado has many little Mom and Pop stores and restaurants that you can visit. The aptly named Loveland Coffee shop is like a locally owned Starbucks, boasting eight varieties of gluten free baked goodies (when I visited), an extensive gallery of professionally framed photographs, and a little dummy holding a tray of drinks.

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Send Me Out An S.O.S.

A Lady in Need Can`t always Ask Her Knight for Help… Sometimes, emergencies happen. And I`m not talking about a heart attack or flood, here. I`m talking about serious stuff that your local EMT couldn`t care less about. (Unless on her off hours she is a fashionably shod lady. Which plenty of EMTs are, promise!)

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Cherry Blossom Festival

It`s that time of year again! The Cherry Blossom Festival is in full swing now. Full of dancing, food, and other entertainment, it is the highlight of any Spring D.C. tourist`s visit. I am so lucky, to live in D.C. To be able to walk around campus,or down the street, and see the treasured cherry

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On Parade!

Unfortunately, I missed the St. Patrick`s Day parade in Old Town Alexandria this year. It`s a real bummer, as they always put on quite a show! In an effort to soothe my hurt sensitivities, and perhaps entertain and delight my audience, I decided to share the pictures from last year`s wonderful display. I know it

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