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A Pre-Flight Trip to the Dulles Airport National Air & Space Museum

 A Pre Flight Trip to the Dulles Airport National Air & Space Museum

Sometimes when you travel home, your flight schedule is such that you don’t have enough time to really explore the city you’ve visited, but have enough time that you’d rather not waste it at the hotel or airport. And if that city happens to be Washington D.C. and you’re flying out of Dulles International Airport (IAD), you’re in luck!

Dulles has a secret that many travelers are unaware of; The Smithsonian has a satellite National Air and Space Museum, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, just minutes away from the terminal. An inside are some terrific aircraft including a Concorde Jet and even the Orbiter Enterprise!

The Philadelphia – Washington D.C. Chinatown Bus: Worth It

 The Philadelphia   Washington D.C. Chinatown Bus: Worth It

Since I wasn’t allowed to sit in George Washington’s chair, I decided it was time to leave Philly and travel to Washington D.C. The original plan was to take the Chinatown Bus from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. The thought of taking an inter-state bus for 3-hours sent shivers down my spine. Who really takes busses anymore? Would there be shady people on the bus? What is bus transportation like? Well friends, let me tell you, I was way wrong.

Why You Should Consider Taking the Bus Yourself

 The Philadelphia   Washington D.C. Chinatown Bus: Worth It
  1. Easy Ticket Purchase - You can purchase tickets online here, print them out and then present them for boarding. It’s a piece of cake.

5 Tips for Taking Fun, Travel Photographs

 5 Tips for Taking Fun, Travel Photographs

We’ve all sat through a friend or family member’s photo album from a recent vacation and feigned interest at looking at 100 photographs of them standing in front of some landmark and making that same smiling face over and aver again. After the 3rd photo, they all start to look the same. BORING!

Not my photo album.

If you want to impress your friends, relive your vacation memories and laugh all over again, take fun pictures. Here are some of my favorite tips taken on a recent trip to Philadelphia and Washington D.C.