Looking to maximize your time in our nation’s capital and take in all the monuments and memorials? Here is our pick for the best bike tour in Washington, D.C.! As Airbnb hosts, we regularly have visitors who come to Washington, D.C. hoping to see all the sights in a single day. Fortunately, that just isn’t […]
How Painful Is It to Fly in Economy to Australia?
The thought of flying from North America to Australia can be overwhelming–and for good reason. Spending 21 hours in the air and adjusting to a 14-hour time difference is not easy! On the blog I shared tips for surviving a long-haul flight. And now our family has just put them to the test on our longest ever trip. Did we follow our own advice? See how we fared, as we answer the question, “How painful is it to fly in Economy to Australia?”
Tour of Boston Public Library
Majestically perched on the south end of Copley Square, across from (but careful not to overshadow) historic Trinity Church, sits the Boston Public Library. This Back Bay institution is of national significance for its history, art, and architecture. Join me on a tour of the highlights at this National Historic Landmark.
Tips for Surviving a Long Flight
In just over a month, we are off to Sydney, Australia (from Washington, D.C.). The question has crossed my mind more than once, “How are we going to survive the trip?” Long-haul flights can take a real toll on your body and mind. Here’s my plan for surviving our 20+ hours in the air:
Death in the Grand Canyon
Just this morning, a 70-year old visitor to the Grand Canyon fell to her death–the FOURTH such falling death in the Canyon in the past month.
Based on the foolish behavior we witnessed at the Grand Canyon last week, it is almost surprising that such tragic deaths are not even more frequent. You will not believe what we saw!
Penguin mania is about to hit the country with Disneynature’s Earth Day release of its documentary, “Penguins”. Find out where you can have a great penguin encounter right here in the U.S.