How we’re seeing Dublin in 38 hours (we might just be crazy)

Did I mention how excited I am that we’re going to Ireland? Mid-June is possibly the best time to travel to the Emerald Isle, and we’ll be in Dublin June 13-15.  The average temperatures for those days are in the 60s, and according to TimeAndDate.com, the average sunrise for those days 5 a.m. and sunset is … More How we’re seeing Dublin in 38 hours (we might just be crazy)

How we’re squeezing in a weekend trip to Dublin

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Sorry about the exclamation — I’m just really, really excited! This summer, I’ll be spending a week in London with my travel pal, Sarah. And in our planning, we figured that we might as well plan a trip to Dublin while we’re in the U.K. We both have a love for pubs and Irish jigs and … More How we’re squeezing in a weekend trip to Dublin

National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.

I was lucky enough to head down to the National Cherry Blossom Festival this past Friday with a group of people from my work. Coincidentally, the trip happened the day after I got my new NikonD5200 DSLR camera in the mail. The flowers weren’t yet at their peak bloom, so most of them were still white instead … More National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.

The Lincoln Memorial and Other Things in My Backyard

My Backyard Sometimes it’s too easy to take for granted the things around you — like the lake down the street, or the concert hall the next town over. For me, it’s been my proximity to the nation’s capital that I often fail to appreciate. While I grew up only 30 minutes away from Washington, … More The Lincoln Memorial and Other Things in My Backyard