Eight DC Tourists And How Locals Tell Them Apart

When I travel, I do my best to fit in with locals. Of course it doesn’t always work. Locals have a knack for figuring out who’s a tourist. Here are the most popular DC tourists and how locals can tell them apart. Eight DC Tourists And How Locals Tell You Apart The Chipper Tourist Do Read More

How Not To Piss Off DC Locals On The Metro

Who knows what Frenchman Pierre L’Enfant was thinking when he designed the odd layout of Washington, DC. With its diagonal intersections, baffling traffic circles and shortage of parking, most locals avoid the fuss and take the Metro. And it’s there, in those underground tunnels that tourists and locals clash. In the 40 years since Metro Read More

Resident Tourist — Quest For The Best Cupcake In Georgetown

Besides traveling, I’ve embarked on several inner journeys of improvement. Most recently, I’ve focused on health by changing some of my bad dietary habits. As a reward for sticking to these healthy changes, I allow myself one cheat day every two weeks where I’m allowed to indulge myself to my hearts desire. This past cheat Read More

Resident Tourist — No Pants Metro Ride

“I guess it’s time.” We immediately loosened our pants, making small talk before we lost our nerve. The sudden action caught Metro riders by surprise and they gawked at our antics.  Some in amusement, others in disgust, many in disinterest – the typical city perspective.   No Pants Metro Ride The day was January 12, Read More