Travel

White Oak Lavender Farm

Just outside Harrisonburg, Virginia, where we were staying for the weekend and the mountains of Shenandoah Valley, where were visiting for another hike in...

Najwa’s First College Campus Visit to James Madison University

I remember my first time attending college. I was enrolled at Fayetteville State University but a commuter student. I'd drive out to...

Celebrating Independence Day at Virginia Beach

It's funny (not really) when I'm talking to co-workers or friends and they express disbelief if not outrage at all those people going to...

Next Stop in Peru: Cuzco

Time for the second leg of our trip with a quick flight to Cuzco, Peru.

Walking Around Lima

After the museum visit, we walked most of the way back to the hotel, to get an organic feel of what the city feels...

Erotic Gallery

After grabbing a bite at the museum's restaurant, we poked our head into the Erotic Gallery. And it was just as the name...

Museo Larco

Naturally Christmas is a slow day. No one wants to work on Christmas, especially in a deeply Catholic country. But, Museo Larco...

Bus Tour Continue to Pachacamac Ruins

After Barranco, the bus tour continued to Pachacamac Ruins. Not quite Machu Picchu but interesting nevertheless.

Bus Tour of Barranco

Yesterday was a lot of walking around. To give our feet a rest, we did a bus tour, this tour along the coast...

Downtown Historic Lima, Peru

Lima is a beautiful city. Lots of history yet very modern. Naturally, as tourists, we headed to the historic downtown area where...

Heading Out To Peru

It has become a tradition to travel to New York for Christmas, but lately, Nduku has been all about international travel. So, she...

Calvert marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse in Solomons, Maryland

Memorial Day weekend is usually a time when we'd plan a trip to the beach, but we toned it down a bit this weekend...

Exploring The Kalmar Nyckel Museum In Delaware

Around the corner from our visit to Fort Christina Park is a museum, featuring the Kalmar Nyckel, but also a tribute to world exploration...

Delaware Children’s Museum

It was our last day in Wilmington, Delaware, and the moment Najwa was waiting for. A visit to the Delaware Children's Museum.

The Swedes Had A Settlement In America?

Since we were only staying one night in Wilmington, Delaware, once we checked out the hotel, we had to maximize our time before heading...

Day Trip To Wilmington Delaware

Before the summer ends, and since it’s a three day weekend, we decided to get away for a couple of days. Instead of...

One Last Ocean Visit Before Heading Home From Virginia Beach

Since we were staying at the Belvedere, subject to demolition, we decided to check out its Coffee Shop & Diner for breakfast. It’s a...

Spending the Day in the Virginia Beach Sand and Sun

Fortunately all the rooms at the Belvedere were ocean-facing. Not only for the view of the beach and ocean but the sunrise. We may be...

Arriving at the Belvedere Beach Resort Club in Virginia Beach

With the summer slowly coming to a close, the ladies and I finally made our near annual trip to the beach. This year we...

Random Day in the Life

Hiking Whiteoak Canyon Trail in Shenandoah Mountains

Looking for a place to visit among the mountains of the Shenandoah, I randomly picked a hiking trail that led to a waterfall. ...

Our Day Trip to Abu Dhabi, UAE

You know, I used to think that the United Arab Emirates was a part of Saudi Arabia. Seriously. I thought it was a special...

Walking Around Lima

After the museum visit, we walked most of the way back to the hotel, to get an organic feel of what the city feels...

Elanaz Hotel Makes Turkey Visit Perfect

I don’t know what it is about Turkey, but I already love it. Maybe it’s because I read the entire history of the Ottomans....

Viewing Jupiter, The Moon, Otherworldly Stuff At The Astronomy Festival

The ladies and I headed out to the National Mall to check out Jupiter, Venus, Saturn and some really cool telescopes.

Halloween’s Nerdiest Costume

We let Najwa pick out her costumes. Whatever she wants. And she chooses being a nerd. I love it!

Day Trip To Wilmington Delaware

Before the summer ends, and since it’s a three day weekend, we decided to get away for a couple of days. Instead of...