Washington DC was an incredible place to be during the Pandemic because it was empty unlike anything I ever imagined. I took the opportunity to walk all over the city and enjoy the beauty without the crowds. Now that things are opening back up, the crowds are coming back but I thought it would be fun to share some fun things to do that aren’t just the main tourist attractions. It’s fun to see the city in a different way! Here are 10 ideas I highly recommend to enjoy DC a little differently.
Travel bookings have spiked and more people are traveling again! We thought it would be a great time to share some travel hacks that will help you pack lighter and still have everything you need! I’ll admit that I used to be a chronic over-packer but no more! After a few times carrying too much and struggling on public transportation and having to figure out what to wear each day, I have streamlined my packing. I’ve found it’s much less stressful to take less, but to pack the right things! Here are five tips to help you pack smarter not more for your next trip.
I’ve always loved to travel abroad during the holidays. I generally don’t like to plan much when I travel. I just choose where I will stay and from there I like to see where the day takes me. I find this gives me more opportunity to soak in the local culture and enjoy my time instead of rushing from site to site. My absolute favorite part about traveling is the people and observing their culture, so that is what I focus my experience on.
As the holidays approach, it makes me think of how fortunate I’ve been in past years to experience other cultural traditions during my travels and I wanted to share a few cool holiday traditions with you! I highly encourage everyone to plan trips around the holidays to take in the experiences! You never know what you might see!
I recently read a quote and can’t seem to find it again but the general idea was this - when bad things happen, what will come out of you? If you are filled with joy and optimism, even in the worst of situations, that is what you have inside to let out. Wow, that stuck with me these last few days and I decided it is worth sharing. I hope that you will consider what you are filled with. Is it happiness, love and joy?